Dan Barnes 38POSTS


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.

Uncut Gems

Uncut Gems: BRWC LFF Review Fresh from the success of the terrific Heaven Knows What and the wonderfully absorbing Good Time, the Safdie Brothers’ latest

Bad Education

Bad Education: BRWC LFF Review. Having first burst onto the scene in 2017 with the astonishingly brilliant Thoroughbreds, Cory Finley’s sophomore picture is a

Moffie: BRWC LFF Review

Moffie: Review In Oliver Hermanus’ unflinching look at homophobia during Apartheid-era South Africa, 18-year-old Nicholas must hide his sexual tendencies while completing his two years

Earthquake Bird

Earthquake Bird Wash Westmoreland's Tokyo-based thriller, Earthquake Bird, has all the right ingredients, but lacks the elements required to make for anything other than a

A Hidden Life

A Hidden Life Terrence Malick is a filmmaker who never fails to inspire debate. His films, while aesthetically pleasing, are often just impressionistic enough to