Tag: bradley cooper

Daniel Barnes @ the SN&R/CSIndy (1/22 and 1/29 issues)

#barnesyardbumps: *J.C. Chandor’s awards season nonstarter A Most Violent Year is smarter and slyer and more carefully crafted than a lot of the obsequious crap that actually received nominations. *Mike Leigh’s gorgeous and unconventional biopic Mr. Turner features a career-defining performance from longtime Leigh favorite Timothy Spall. *My […]

The Barnesyard @ the SN&R/MCW (1/15 issues)

#barnesyardbumps: *Clint Eastwood’s American Sniper offers a complex, conflicted and profoundly moving look at the military machine, and the toll it takes on the soldiers who keep getting shoveled back into the fire. *My 5-star review of Foxcatcher was reprinted in this week’s Monterey County Weekly. #barnesyarddumps: *Taken […]

Daniel Barnes @ the SN&R, 8/7 issue

#barnesyardbumps: *A seemingly limitless stream of pure empathy runs through Richard Linklater’s transcendental movie event/social experiment/life-affirming headtrip Boyhood (pictured). #barnesyarddumps: *In last year’s hollow and dutiful Thor: The Dark World, the climax took place in a red cloud. In James Gunn’s busy and dispiriting Marvel comic-book adaptation Guardians […]