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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.

Mangrove: The BRWC LFF Review

In a year that has been (and continues to be) seriously concerning for cinema, we have to take the wins when we get them,

Mulan movie Disney 2020

One is unable to discuss Disney’s new live-action remake of Mulan without at least briefly mentioning the divisive decision to drop the film straight

The Roads Not Taken

In The Roads Not Taken, seasoned filmmaker Sally Potter shows us an uneventful and often nonsensical day in the life of dementia sufferer Leo


In the summer of 2010, London-born filmmaker Christopher Nolan changed the face of Hollywood tentpoles with his science-fiction heist thriller Inception. A decade later,

Dickinson: The BRWC Review

In Dickinson, her new comedy series on Apple TV+, creator Alena Smith presents great American poet Emily Dickinson as a young woman notably out-of-time,