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Daniel Barnes

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

Backdraft 2

“Backdraft 2” Podcast Movie Review

Backdraft 2 – Dare Daniel Podcast Episode 67 “McCaffrey’s not here to make friends, make family, or make the country any better.” Personality void Joe Anderson heads this unnecessary and empty straight-to-streaming sequel. He plays scion Sean McCaffrey, a fire-splaining arson investigator with visible stink lines and a […]

Krull Podcast Movie Review

“Krull” Podcast Movie Review

Krull – Dare Daniel Podcast Episode 66 “It’s not the Glaive, it’s you.” Is it a heroic fantasy or a science-fiction swashbuckler? Or is it just a bald-faced Star Wars knockoff with touches of Lord of the RIngs and Excalibur? In this coffee-addled podcast episode, Daniel and Corky confront […]

Street Fighter (1994)

“Street Fighter” (1994) Podcast Movie Review

Street Fighter (1994) – Dare Daniel Podcast Episode 65 “Good morning, Shadaloo!” Daniel and Corky travel to Shadaloo for this week’s episode, as they review Jean-Claude Van Damme in Street Fighter. Adapted from the CapCom video game, Street Fighter offers all the visual and narrative coherence you would expect from […]

Destination Wedding Podcast Movie Review

“Destination Wedding” Podcast Movie Review

Destination Wedding – Dare Daniel Podcast Episode 64 This week, Daniel and Corky remember the days when you could still travel to destinations by reviewing Keanu Reeves and Winona Ryder in Destination Wedding. After remaining cooped up for months, the Dare Daniel hosts are ready for a fight. […]

Deadfall (1993) Nicolas Cage

“Deadfall” (1993) Podcast Movie Review

Deadfall – Dare Daniel Podcast Episode 63 “Hi-fucking-ya!” It took them over 60 episodes, but Daniel and Corky are finally ready to review their first Nicolas Cage movie. Did Cage’s unhinged performance as a psycho gangster in Deadfall live up to the hype? Also known as Nepotism: The Motion […]

Megaforce (1982)

“Megaforce” Podcast Movie Review

Megaforce – Dare Daniel Podcast Episode 62 “Get ready for a high-speed moccasin blowout!” Although still social distancing, Daniel and Corky welcome comedian and Barley & Me host Ben Rice on this week’s episode. Ben even supplied a flavor-forward beer from Flatland Brewing to contrast with this week’s […]

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