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Film – Podcast – Dare Daniel Mini-Episode 18.5

Leeeeeeeet’s get reeeeeeeady to watch a sad, lazy, coprophiliac sports comedy starring a couple of bottom-feeding Hollywood legacy actors!  Subdued wrestler Corky McDonnell and capital Ganz tax advocate Daniel Barnes strap on some Spandex to prepare for their review of Brian Robbins’ terribly unfunny Ready to Rumble, starring David Arquette […]

Film Podcast – Dare Daniel Episode 16 – “Heartbeeps”

“These friendly robots are obviously not mischievous trespassers.” Banana daiquiri expert Daniel Barnes and lumber (and its profitable by-products) specialist Corky McDonnell rip open a couple bags of beers to discuss Allan Arkush’s indelibly disturbing 1981 family comedy Heartbeeps, starring Andy Kaufman and Bernadette Peters as nightmarish robots who […]

IN THEATERS (SF) – “Generation Wealth”

Generation Wealth (2018; Dir.: Lauren Greenfield) GRADE: C+ By Daniel Barnes *Opens Friday, July 27, at the Landmark Clay in San Francisco, the Landmark Shattuck in Berkeley and the Regency Cinemas 6 in San Rafael. The Queen of Versailles director and long-time documenter of conspicuous consumption Greenfield creates […]

IN THEATERS (SF) – “American Animals”

American Animals (2018; Dir.: Bart Layton) GRADE: C+ By Daniel Barnes *Opens Friday, June 8, at the AMC Kabuki 8 and the Landmark Embarcadero Center Cinemas in San Francisco. Writer-director Bart Layton follows up his 2012 debut The Imposter, a documentary with dramatic tendencies about an older man pretending […]

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