Category: Reviews

IN THEATERS (SF) – “Cold Water”

Cold Water (1994; Dir.: Olivier Assayas) GRADE: B+ By Daniel Barnes *Opens Friday, May 4, at the Roxie Theater in San Francisco. Unreleased and unavailable for decades, writer-director Olivier Assayas’ harsh coming-of-age story Cold Water gets the 4K treatment just in time to feed my growing obsession with the filmmaker.  Originally […]

IN THEATERS (SF) – “Godard mon Amour”

Godard mon Amour (2018; Dir.: Michael Hazanavicius) GRADE: C By Daniel Barnes *Opens Friday, April 27, at the Landmark Embarcadero in San Francisco. Talk about Contempt!  Academy Award-winning director Michael Hazanavicius (that looks wrong, but this is our world now, deal with it) delivers this annoyingly whimsical biopic about the […]

IN THEATERS (SF) – “The Endless”

The Endless (2018; Dir.: Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead) GRADE: B By Daniel Barnes *Opens Friday, April 20, at the Alamo Drafthouse New Mission in San Francisco and the Rialto Cinemas Elmwood in Berkeley. Another super-intriguing, shoegazing, almost-there slice of genre revision from the directors of Spring.  Directing partners Justin […]

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