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The Barnesyard’s Sacto/SF Now Playing Power Rankings (Sep. 15-21, 2017)

Click the links to read my reviews.

* = playing in SF Bay Area only

OFFICIALLY BUMPED

1) Dunkirk
*2) The Little Hours
3) Logan Lucky
*4) Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie
5) Wind River
6) Spider-Man: Homecoming

MIXED-POSITIVE

7) War for the Planet of the Apes
8) Cars 3
*9) Patti Cake$
10) Atomic Blonde

MIXED-NEGATIVE

*11) Columbus
12) The Big Sick
13) Wonder Woman
*14) The Girl Without Hands
*15) Menashe

OFFICIALLY DUMPED

16) Transformers: The Last Knight
17) Gook
18) It
19) An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power
20) Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

HAVEN’T SEEN

American Assassin
Annabelle: Creation
Baby Driver
*Beach Rats
Birth of the Dragon
Brigsby Bear
California Typewriter
The Dark Tower
Despicable Me 3
*Dolores
The Emoji Movie
*The Force
Girls Trip
The Glass Castle
The Hitman’s Bodyguard
Home Again
Ingrid Goes West
Leap!
Mother!
*Rebel in the Rye
*The Trip to Spain
Tulip Fever
Valerian and the City…

These rankings are updated every week, and are only intended to reflect the opinion of Daniel Barnes. All films playing in Sacramento area theaters are listed, as well as most films playing exclusively in the S.F. Bay Area.  Repertory showings are excluded, because they are obviously the superior option wherever available.  Underlined films are on my catchup list.

The Barnesyard’s Sacto/SF Now Playing Power Rankings (Sep. 8-14, 2017)

Click the links to read my reviews.

* = playing in SF Bay Area only

OFFICIALLY BUMPED

*1) Good Time
2) Dunkirk
*3) The Little Hours
4) Logan Lucky
*5) Detroit
*6) Step
*7) Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie
8) Wind River
9) Spider-Man: Homecoming

MIXED-POSITIVE

10) War for the Planet of the Apes
11) Cars 3
12) Patti Cake$
13) Atomic Blonde

MIXED-NEGATIVE

*14) Columbus
15) The Big Sick
16) Wonder Woman
*17) Menashe

OFFICIALLY DUMPED

18) Transformers: The Last Knight
19) Gook
20) Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2
21) It
*22) An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power
23) Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales
24) I Do… Until I Don’t

HAVEN’T SEEN

All Saints
Annabelle: Creation
Baby Driver
*Beach Rats
Birth of the Dragon
The Dark Tower
Despicable Me 3
*Dolores
The Emoji Movie
*The Fencer
Girls Trip
The Glass Castle
The Hitman’s Bodyguard
Home Again
The House
Ingrid Goes West
Leap!
*The Midwife
9/11
The Nut Job 2
*The Trip to Spain
Tulip Fever
Valerian and the City…

These rankings are updated every week, and are only intended to reflect the opinion of Daniel Barnes. All films playing in Sacramento area theaters are listed, as well as most films playing exclusively in the S.F. Bay Area.  Repertory showings are excluded, because they are obviously the superior option wherever available.  Underlined films are on my catchup list.

The Barnesyard’s Sacto/SF Now Playing Power Rankings (June 23-29, 2017)

* = SF Bay Area only

OFFICIALLY BUMPED

*1) Your Name
*2) Get Out
*3) Kedi
*4) Harmonium
*5) A Quiet Passion
6) Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie

MIXED-POSITIVE

*7) Norman
*8) I, Daniel Blake
9) Alien: Covenant
*10) The Women’s Balcony
11) Beatriz at Dinner

MIXED-NEGATIVE

*12) My Entire High School Sinking into the Sea
*13) Abacus: Small Enough to Jail
14) Wonder Woman
*15) The Hero

OFFICIALLY DUMPED

16) Transformers: The Last Knight
17) Paris Can Wait
18) The Mummy
*19) The Wedding Plan
20) Letters from Baghdad
21) Everything, Everything
22) Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales
23) Beauty and the Beast
24) Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
25) The Book of Henry

HAVEN’T SEEN

All Eyez on Me
*Band Aid
*Born in China
The Boss Baby
Cars 3
*Churchill
Diary of a Wimpy Kid
47 Meters Down
Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol. 2
It Comes at Night
*Like Crazy
*Manifesto
*Maudie
Megan Leavey
My Cousin Rachel
*Ripped
Rough Night
Snatched

These rankings are updated every Thursday, and are only intended to reflect the opinion of Daniel Barnes. All films playing in Sacramento area theaters are listed, as well as most films playing exclusively in the S.F. Bay Area.  Repertory showings are excluded, because they are obviously the superior option.  Underlined films are on my catchup list.

The Barnesyard’s Sacto/SF Now Playing Power Rankings (February 12-18, 2016)

indexWEEK OF FEBRUARY 12-18, 2016:

* = SF Bay Area only

OFFICIALLY BUMPED

*1) Anomalisa
2) 45 Years
*3) Son of Saul
4) Carol
*5) Bridge of Spies
*6) Rams
*7) Mustang
8) Room
9) The Good Dinosaur
10) Where to Invade Next
11) Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens
12) Brooklyn

MIXED-POSITIVE

images*13) Creed
14) The Revenant
15) Hail, Caesar!
16) Ip Man 3
17) Spotlight

MIXED-NEGATIVE

*18) The Lady in the Van
*19) Concussion
*20) Theeb

OFFICIALLY DUMPED

21) The Martian
22) The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2
23) The Danish Girl
24) The Big Short
*25) Joy
*26) Trumbo

indexHAVEN’T SEEN

*Already Tomorrow in Hong Kong
Alvin and the Chipmunks 3
The Boy
The Choice
Daddy’s Home
Deadpool
Dirty Grandpa
Everything About Her
The 5th Wave
Fifty Shades of Black
The Finest Hour
How to be Single
*Ingrid Bergman/Her Own Words
*In the Shadow of Women
Kung Fu Panda 3
Pride & Prejudice & Zombies
Ride Along 2
*Southbound
13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers…
Zoolander No. 2

These rankings are updated every Thursday, and they reflect only the opinion of Daniel Barnes. All films playing in Sacramento area theaters are listed, as well as most films playing exclusively in the S.F. Bay Area. Underlined films are on my catchup list.

The Barnesyard’s Now Playing Power Rankings (January 29 to February 4, 2016)

index* = SF Bay Area only

OFFICIALLY BUMPED

1) Anomalisa
2) The Hateful Eight
*3) 45 Years (pictured)
*4) Son of Saul (pictured)
5) Carol
*6) Bridge of Spies
*7) Mustang
8) Room
9) The Good Dinosaur
*10) Aferim!
11) Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens
12) Brooklyn

MIXED-POSITIVE

index13) Creed
14) The Revenant
*15) Steve Jobs
16) Spotlight

MIXED-NEGATIVE

17) Concussion

OFFICIALLY DUMPED

18) The Martian
19) The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2
20) The Danish Girl
21) The Big Short
22) In the Heart of the Sea
23) Joy
24) Jane Got a Gun
*25) Trumbo
*26) Youth

indexHAVEN’T SEEN

The Boy
Daddy’s Home
Dirty Grandpa
The 5th Wave
Fifty Shades of Black
The Finest Hour
The Forest
Hotel Transylvania 2
*Ip Man 3
*La Jaula de Oro
Kung Fu Panda 3 (pictured)
*The Lady in the Van
*The Messenger
Norm of the North
*Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict
Point Break
Ride Along 2
Sisters
Spectre
13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers…

These rankings are updated every Thursday, and they reflect only the opinion of Daniel Barnes. All films playing in Sacramento area theaters are listed, as well as most films playing exclusively in the S.F. Bay Area. Underlined films are on my catchup list.

The Barnesyard’s Now Playing Power Rankings (January 22-28, 2016)

index* = SF Bay Area only

OFFICIALLY BUMPED

1) Anomalisa (pictured)
2) The Hateful Eight
*3) Cartel Land
*4) Son of Saul
5) Carol
6) Bridge of Spies
*7) Mustang
*8) Janis: Little Girl Blue
9) Room
10) The Good Dinosaur
*11) Aferim! (pictured)
12) Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens
13) Brooklyn
*14) Hitchcock/Truffaut

MIXED-POSITIVE

index15) Creed
16) The Revenant
*17) Steve Jobs
*18) The Treasure
19) Spotlight
*20) Heart of a Dog

MIXED-NEGATIVE

21) Concussion
*22) Theeb

OFFICIALLY DUMPED

23) The Martian
24) The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2
25) The Danish Girl
26) The Big Short
27) Joy
*28) Trumbo
*29) Youth

indexHAVEN’T SEEN

*All Mistakes Buried
Alvin and the Chipmunks 3
*Band of Robbers
The Boy
*Chi-raq
Daddy’s Home
Dirty Grandpa
The 5th Wave (pictured)
The Forest
Hotel Transylvania 2
*Ip Man 3
Krampus
*The Lady in the Van
Norm of the North
The Peanuts Movie
Ride Along 2
Sisters
Spectre
13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers…

These rankings are updated every Thursday, and they reflect the opinion of Daniel Barnes only. All films playing in Sacramento area theaters are listed, as well as most films playing exclusively in the S.F. Bay Area. Underlined films are on my catchup list.