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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.

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

Top Murder Mystery Films To Check Out This Year 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


Alison Klayman, the award-winning filmmaker behind Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry, has returned with new film The Brink, an observational documentary offering a one-of-a-kind look