Dan Barnes
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Dan is a freelance film critic who hopes to inspire people to step out of their comfort zones and try new things. He hopes to soon publish his first book and is a proud supporter of independent cinema.

If you weren’t already excited at the prospect of the great Steve McQueen directing five new films as part of an anthology series this


Francis Lee, who first impressed audiences with his 2017 Bafta-nominated debut God’s Own Country, never quite creates the same magic with his sophomore feature

Ultraviolence: LFF Review

It’s been almost twenty years since Ken Fero’s highly controversial documentary Injustice was released (a film that was banned from television and effectively banished

Cicada: LFF Review

Matt Fifer’s feature debut (co-directed with Kieran Mulcare) is a deeply personal one; a semi-autobiographical story about a bisexual man who struggles with intimacy

Wolfwalkers: The BRWC LFF Review

Wolfwalkers: The BRWC LFF Review - Cartoon Saloon are on an incredible run. Following on from the success of The Secret of Kells, Song