Category: Reviews

“Birdboy: The Forgotten Children” Movie Review by Daniel Barnes

Birdboy: The Forgotten Children (2017; Pedro Rivero and Alberto Vázquez) GRADE: B- By Daniel Barnes *Opens Friday, January 12, at the Roxie Theater in San Francisco. This dark, bleak, Spanish-language animated fable premiered in 2015.  However, it only now makes an American debut thanks to GKIDS, an essential distribution […]

“God’s Own Country” Movie Review by Daniel Barnes

God’s Own Country (2017; Francis Lee) GRADE: C+ By Daniel Barnes *Opens Friday, November 10, at the Landmark Opera Plaza in San Francisco and the Landmark Shattuck in Berkeley. Postcard-worthy slow cinema from actor-turned-auteur Lee, a bruising but underwhelming love story set amongst Yorkshire sheep farmers.  With his friends […]

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