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.


The following is a letter to The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, and to Academy president John Bailey: Mr Bailey, The Academy seems willing to self-destruct

73 Cows: BAFTA Winning Short Film

A vegan beef farmer

wale short film

Barnaby Blackburn's BAFTA nominated short film follows Wale, a young man trying to move past his mistakes and make something of himself, only to


The nominations for the 91st Academy Awards were announced this week and, as you might expect, they’ve left plenty to be discussed. Perhaps the biggest surprise is

Baghead: Review

‘With micro-budgets, you need scripts that can be shot in one day, in one location, with a small cast and crew, and very little money.