Here is the trailer for the 3rd and final film in our Antonioni festival, his 1962 movie “L’Eclisse”, starring Alain Delon and Monica Vitti. Read Daniel Barnes’ review of L’Eclisse.
3 Days to Kill (2014; Dir.: McG) GRADE: F By Mike Dub To describe in depth the myriad clichés that are splattered throughout the many plotlines of the putrid new Kevin Costner action flick 3 Days to Kill would take up all the space of this review. Suffice […]
The Pretty One (2014; Dir.: Jenee LeMarque) GRADE: C- By Daniel Barnes The seemingly limitless appeal of Zoe Kazan gets seriously tested in writer-director Jenee LeMarque’s The Pretty One, opening today at the AMC Metreon in San Francisco. Kazan plays twenty-something twins Laurel and Audrey, and the dual […]
*Originally published on the E Street Film Society blog on February 8, 2010. A Man and a Woman (1966; Dir.: Claude LeLouch) GRADE: B- By Daniel Barnes The 1961 Oscar win for Bergman’s compact chamber drama Through a Glass Darkly makes a lot of sense given the time […]
5 of the 7 biggest box office bombs in Hollywood history have been detonated in the last 3 years alone…but does the failure of these films mean that there’s something secretly special about them? I explore the issue of recent box office bombs in this week’s Arts and […]
Hotel Rwanda (2004; Dir.: Terry George) Grade: B- By Daniel Barnes This biopic about the genocide that occurred in Rwanda in 1994 is one of the few Best Picture nominees of the last several decades that I had yet to see. Unfortunately, it is not all that much different from […]