Transit

“Transit” Movie Review by Daniel Barnes

Transit (2019; Christian Petzold) GRADE: B- By Daniel Barnes *Opens Friday, May 3, at the Tower Theatre in Sacramento. “Thoughtful Yet Glacial” German director Christian Petzold follows up his 2015 critical darling Phoenix with another thoughtful yet glacial melodrama that flits around the margins of World War II. Transit is […]

Juli Jakab in Sunset, directed by László Nemes

“Sunset” Movie Review by Daniel Barnes

Sunset (2019; László Nemes) GRADE: C+ By Daniel Barnes *Opens Friday, April 26, at the Tower Theatre in Sacramento. Or: The Grand Budapest Hell. Nemes follows up his much-lauded debut film Son of Saul with this disturbing mystery set in pre-World War I Budapest.  Of course, instead of the melancholy comedy […]

“Assassins” Podcast Movie Review

Assassins (1995; Richard Donner) – Dare Daniel Podcast Episode 37 “We got nada, zilch, zip, zero, dry hump.” On this jasmine perfume-obsessed episode of the Dare Daniel podcast, quirky-ass hosts Daniel Barnes and Corky McDonnell review the quirky-ass hitmen of Richard Donner’s 1995 snoozer Assassins. A hilariously pretentious attempt […]

Pauly Shore and Stephen Baldwin in Bio-Dome

“Bio-Dome” Podcast Movie Review

Bio-Dome (1996; Jason Bloom) – Dare Daniel Podcast Episode 36 “If you had feral children, put them in bowling shirts, injected them with methamphetamines, this is what you would get.  Only less restrained than that.” In this Earth Day-themed episode of the Dare Daniel podcast, Gen-X roadkill on […]

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