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Juliette Binoche in Non-Fiction

“Non-Fiction” Movie Review by Daniel Barnes

Non-Fiction (2019; Olivier Assayas) GRADE: C+ By Daniel Barnes *Opens Friday, May 31, at the Tower Theatre in Sacramento.  Now playing in San Francisco, Berkeley and San Rafael. “A Cloud of Mid-Life Crises” Ever the lagger, Non-Fiction puts me seven films deep into the oeuvre of French filmmaker Olivier Assayas.  In […]

Transit

“Transit” Movie Review by Daniel Barnes

Transit (2019; Christian Petzold) GRADE: B- By Daniel Barnes *Opens Friday, May 3, at the Tower Theatre in Sacramento. “Thoughtful Yet Glacial” German director Christian Petzold follows up his 2015 critical darling Phoenix with another thoughtful yet glacial melodrama that flits around the margins of World War II. Transit is […]

Juli Jakab in Sunset, directed by László Nemes

“Sunset” Movie Review by Daniel Barnes

Sunset (2019; László Nemes) GRADE: C+ By Daniel Barnes *Opens Friday, April 26, at the Tower Theatre in Sacramento. Or: The Grand Budapest Hell. Nemes follows up his much-lauded debut film Son of Saul with this disturbing mystery set in pre-World War I Budapest.  Of course, instead of the melancholy comedy […]

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