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.

Official Secrets

Official Secrets: BRWC LFF Review Gavin Hood’s extraordinary Eye in the Sky was one of the great surprises of 2015; a remarkably tense yet thought-provoking

Marriage Story: BRWC LFF Review

Marriage Story: BRWC LFF Review. Noah Baumbach’s exquisite tale of a marriage falling apart is a ruthless, moving and compassionate study of real people dealing

A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood

Last year’s Won’t You Be My Neighbor?, from director Morgan Neville, touched the hearts of millions of Americans with its intimate and moving look

The Last Black Man In San Francisco

The Last Black Man In San Francisco: BRWC LFF Review. The stunning opening sequence is a sign of things to come in this

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