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Daniel Barnes

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

Mill Valley Film Festival 41 Wrap-Up and Reviews

By Daniel Barnes The 41st annual Mill Valley Film Festival kicked off last night with the California debuts of two awards-groveling biopics: Peter Farrelly’s TIFF Audience Award winner Green Book and Matthew Heineman’s A Private War.  Over the next week-and-a-half, celebrities such as Carey Mulligan, Joel Edgerton and Maggie Gyllenhaal will breeze […]

Film Podcast – Scare Daniel Mini-Episode 21.5

wIn this week’s bone-chilling episode, the confluence of horror movie season and football season inspires hosts Daniel Barnes and Corky McDonnell to hold a horror movie murderer fantasy draft, with both hosts going the conventional route and selecting stabbers in the first round. After braving the schlock-value scares […]

“Rawhead Rex” Podcast Movie Review

Rawhead Rex (1986; George Pavlou) – Scare Daniel Podcast Episode 21 “Your mother’s a vicious rumor!” Throughout the entire month of Cork-tober, the Dare Daniel podcast becomes Scare Daniel, with hosts Daniel Barnes and Corky McDonnell reviewing five much-maligned horror movies.  First on the chopping block: George Pavlou’s low-budget […]

Film Podcast – Dare Daniel Mini-Episode 20.5

Welcome to Scare Daniel, a Halloween-themed overlay of the podcast featuring reviews of five maligned horror movies during the entire month of Cork-tober. First on the chopping block: George Pavlou’s 1986 film Rawhead Rex, a hilariously bad adaptation of a Clive Barker short story that stars David Dukes, Kelly […]

“Exposed” Movie Review

Exposed (2016; Declan Dale aka Gee Malik Linton) – Dare Daniel Podcast Episode 20 “Nobody likes you!” After unsuccessfully suing to have their names removed from the episode, Daniel Barnes and Corky McDonnell enter a fugue state to review the utterly indecipherable Keanu Reeves thriller Exposed. A catastrophe on every […]

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