Dan Barnes
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Dan is a freelance film critic who hopes to encourage people to venture outside of their comfort zone and try out different movies. He is a proud supporter of independent cinema, but will give pretty much anything a try.

Nocturnal: BRWC LFF Review

This feature-debut from Nathalie Biancheri tells the story of Pete, a 33-year-old painter-decorator, who forms a bond with 16-year-old Laurie, all the while harbouring

Lingua Franca: BRWC LFF Review

Isabel Sandoval’s Lingua Franca is a semi-autobiographical picture, and it’s worth noting that she directed, wrote, produced, edited and starred in the film all

Knives Out

Rian Johnson has received critical acclaim for his work in the past, most notably for Brick and Looper, but sadly his brilliant and daring

Le Mans ’66

James Mangold’s latest picture is not without its flaws, but it’s so impeccably well-made that it’s hard to spot them. When it comes to

Beats: DVD Review

Not to be confused with Netflix’s Beats that also released this year, Brian Welsh’s new film is a celebration of 1990s rave culture, marked