Category: Reviews

“Upside Down”

Upside Down (2013; Dir.: Juan Solanas) GRADE: C- By Daniel Barnes *NOTE: This is the spec review that I wrote when I applied to become the Sacramento News & Review film critic in July 2013.  It was never published until now.  Look for my list of the Top 25 […]

IN THEATERS (SF) – “Generation Wealth”

Generation Wealth (2018; Dir.: Lauren Greenfield) GRADE: C+ By Daniel Barnes *Opens Friday, July 27, at the Landmark Clay in San Francisco, the Landmark Shattuck in Berkeley and the Regency Cinemas 6 in San Rafael. The Queen of Versailles director and long-time documenter of conspicuous consumption Greenfield creates […]

IN THEATERS (SF) – “Damsel”

Damsel (2018; DIr.: David Zellner and Nathan Zellner) GRADE: C By Daniel Barnes *Opens Friday, June 29, at the Landmark Opera Plaza in San Francisco and the Landmark Shattuck in Berkeley. I was thoroughly under the sway of David Zellner’s 2015 breakthrough movie Kumiko the Treasure Hunter, I’m a huge […]

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