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Sicario (2015)

“Nothing will make sense to your American ears.  And you will doubt everything that we do.  But in the end, you will understand.”

These haunting words hover over everything that transpires in Denis Villeneuve’s… 1,165 more words


Daniel Barnes @ the SN&R, 10/8 issue

*As an emotional tour of the housing crisis, Ramin Bahrani’s 99 Homes passes inspection, but as a drama it’s structurally unsound, increasingly relying on telegraphed melodrama to make its points. 111 more words

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The Martian (2015)

Rating: 4/5

Despite all the amazing reviews my expectations for this film were low based on my opinion of the book. The book contained a LOT OF science, too much science if you ask me. 123 more words

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The Walk (2015)

Rating: 3/5

This movie is a remake of the Oscar-winning documentary Man On Wire and as such finds itself not quite measuring up to the eccentricity of Philippe Petit or the authenticity of danger and insanity felt while watching the documentary. 75 more words

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IN THEATERS (SF)/VOD - "Partisan"

Partisan (2015; Dir.: Ariel Kleiman)


By Daniel Barnes

*Now playing at the Roxie Theater in San Francisco, and available to rent on VOD services. 246 more words

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The Visit

M. Night Shyamalan the director probably gets too much shit from the general public.

M. Night Shyamalan the writer wholeheartedly deserves everything thrown at his head. 975 more words


IN THEATERS (SF) - "Finders Keepers"

Finders Keepers (2015; Dir.: Bryan Carberry and J. Clay Tweel)


By Daniel Barnes

*Opens today at the Roxie Theater in San Francisco, and now available to rent on iTunes. 199 more words

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