Dare Daniel Classics

*Originally published on The Barnesyard blog on October 20, 2005. EXIT TO EDEN (1994; Dir.: Garry Marshall) GRADE: D- By Daniel Barnes If nothing else, Exit to Eden is an example of how attempting to play to every demographic only winds up making everyone unhappy. The film is […]

In Theaters – “RoboCop”

RoboCop (2014; Dir.: Jose Padilha) Grade: B By Mike Dub Jose Padilha’s spirited remake of RoboCop is one of the nicer surprises to come out in some time.  Energetically directed with a mostly clever script and a fun supporting cast, it is marginalized only by occasional, errant attempts at […]

Auteur Theory – Steven Soderbergh

Steven Soderbergh, the eclectic filmmaker who helped launch the great independent film movement of the 1990s, announced last year that he would be hanging up his viewfinder to pursue other interests.  With his final picture, the HBO-released Liberace biopic Behind the Candelabra, tallying Golden Globe wins for Best […]

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