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Daniel Barnes

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

Film Podcast – Dare Daniel Mini-Episode 33.5

“Hey, get these losers out.” Wachowski sister apologist Daniel Barnes and lost Elfman brother Corky McDonnell come to do no good in this week’s Dare Daniel podcast mini-episode. The hosts preview their upcoming review of the 2000 horror-comedy Leprechaun in the Hood, the fifth entry in the long-running […]

Warren Beatty and Dustin Hoffman in Ishtar

“Ishtar” Podcast Movie Review

w Ishtar (1987; Elaine May) – Dare Daniel Podcast Episode 33 “Telling the truth can be dangerous business/Honest and popular don’t go hand in hand” Dare Daniel takes on another “bad movie” legend in this week’s episode.  The inept and self-unaware podcasting duo of Daniel Barnes and  Corky McDonnell […]

Film Podcast – Dare Daniel Mini-Episode 32.5

“You had me at Keith David, you lost me at David Keith.” Get your tease pajamas on for this one! Notorious teases Daniel Barnes and Corky McDonnell are in a mood to tantalize and titillate in this week’s Dare Daniel Podcast mini-episode.  The hosts preview Elaine May’s legendary […]

“Holiday” Movie Review by Daniel Barnes

Holiday (2019; Isabella Eklöf) GRADE: B By Daniel Barnes *Opens Friday, February 15, at the Roxie Theater in San Francisco. One of the screenwriters of the Oscar-nominated Border, Isabella Eklöf makes a stunning and disturbing directorial debut with Holiday, a sun-kissed travelogue of sexual violence on the Turkish Riviera. Victoria Carmen […]

“Heart Condition” Podcast Movie Review

w Heart Condition (1990; James D. Parriott) – Dare Daniel Podcast Episode 32 “We’re about 15 to 20 minutes into the movie.  We have seen Denzel and Bob Hoskins at various times hit women, abuse animals and commit hate crimes.  These are the heroes of the film.” In a Dare Daniel […]

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