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“Holiday” Movie Review by Daniel Barnes

Holiday (2019; Isabella Eklöf) GRADE: B By Daniel Barnes *Opens Friday, February 15, at the Roxie Theater in San Francisco. One of the screenwriters of the Oscar-nominated Border, Isabella Eklöf makes a stunning and disturbing directorial debut with Holiday, a sun-kissed travelogue of sexual violence on the Turkish Riviera. Victoria Carmen […]

“Cold Water” Movie Review by Daniel Barnes

Cold Water (1994; Olivier Assayas) GRADE: B+ By Daniel Barnes *Opens Friday, May 4, at the Roxie Theater in San Francisco. Unreleased and unavailable for decades, writer-director Olivier Assayas‘ harsh coming-of-age story Cold Water gets the 4K treatment.  It arrives just in time to feed my growing obsession with the filmmaker. […]

“Lamb” Movie Review by Daniel Barnes

Lamb (2016; Ross Partridge) GRADE: B- By Daniel Barnes *Now playing at the Roxie Theater in San Francisco. Journeyman actor Ross Partridge writes, directs and stars in this restrained but discomforting drama.  He plays David Lamb, a middle-aged man stuck in a downward spiral.  Into his life comes […]

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