Tag: oscar nominees

Daniel Barnes @ the SN&R – 2/12 issue

#barnesyardbumps: *Marion Cotillard gives the best performance of her career in Two Days, One Night, the latest bleak slice-of-life from the Dardennes brothers. #barnesyarddumps: *The star-studded dud Seventh Son is the cinematic equivalent of an American flag produced in an overseas sweatshop.

Netflix Instant Review of the Week

The Act of Killing (2013; Dir.: Joshua Oppenheimer, w/ Christine Cynn and Anonymous) GRADE: A By Daniel Barnes One of the great, unique, often intangible and sometimes scary potentials of the film medium is the way that cinematic artifice can achieve something more profound than mere fact.  We […]