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Daniel Barnes

Film critic, podcast host and member of the San Francisco Film Critics Circle.

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“Norbit” Podcast Movie Review

Norbit – Dare Daniel Podcast Episode 59 “Everything in this movie is so pathologically unclever.” In this week’s episode, Daniel and Corky disappear into the roles of white, middle-aged podcast hosts with their review of the outrageously unfunny Norbit. Eddie Murphy co-wrote and co-produced this series of fart […]

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“Greed” Movie Review by Daniel Barnes

Greed (2020; Michael Winterbottom) GRADE: C+ By Daniel Barnes *Opening Friday, March 6, at the Tower Theatre in Sacramento, as well as the Regal Natomas and Regal UA Laguna Village. The Adam McKay-ification of the global cinema-scape continues apace with this toothless, pseudo-intellectual satire.  Director Michael Winterbottom once […]

The VelociPastor

“The VelociPastor” Podcast Movie Review

The VelociPastor – Dare Daniel Podcast Episode 58 “Self-consciously shitty is still shitty.” Even the director of The VelociPastor believes that it would be a fool’s errand to find meaning in the film. Thankfully, we’ve got the two fools for the job.  Film critic Daniel Barnes and comedian […]

Love on a Leash

“Love on a Leash” Podcast Movie Review

Love on a Leash – Dare Daniel Podcast Episode 57 “My name is Alvin Flang.” Film critic Daniel Barnes and comedian Corky McDonnell meet ineptitude with ineptitude in this technical issue-laden episode.  This week, the hosts review Fen Tian’s unfathomably incompetent romantic comedy Love on a Leash.  Fitting […]

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Dare Daniel Podcast: All Dares Episode 2

Dare Daniel Podcast – All Dares Episode 2 “Gold chains for all!” Super-producer Johnny Flores is gone, but the show goes on.  On this very special episode of the Dare Daniel podcast, hosts Daniel Barnes and Corky McDonnell read a bumper crop of bad movie dares.  Daniel and […]

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