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IN THEATERS (SF) – “Monrovia, Indiana”

Monrovia, Indiana (2018; Dir.: Frederick Wiseman) GRADE: B By Daniel Barnes *Opens Friday, November 9, at the Landmark Opera Plaza in San Francisco and the Rialto Elmwood in Berkeley. Living legend Frederick Wiseman (In Jackson Heights; Ex Libris) brings his democratic approach to documentaries to the heart of Trump America […]

Dare Daniel Mini-Episode 25.5

On this beefy mini-episode, comedy legend Corky McDonnell and comedy myth Daniel Barnes take a long nap to prepare for their review of George Clooney’s sleepy art history lecture The Monuments Men.  After predictably rehashing their Suburbicon disagreement, Daniel and Corky revisit the stank number two known as Exorcist II: The Heretic.  […]

Scare Daniel Podcast Mini-Episode 24.5

On this demonic episode of the Scare Daniel podcast, Daniel and Corky prepare for next week’s review of Exorcist II: The Heretic, John Boorman’s hilariously over-the-top 1977 follow-up to the Oscar-nominated horror classic, by mirroring the out-of-control energy of the sequel’s original theatrical trailer.  Look for Daniel and Corky’s […]

Scare Daniel Podcast Mini-Episode 23.5

Our Scare Daniel series of much-maligned horror films continues all throughout the month of Cork-tober.  In this sinister mini-episode, Daniel Barnes and Corky McDonnell preview next week’s review of the 1983 cult favorite Sleepaway Camp, while also looking back at their previous review of the lowbrow yet crazily complex […]

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