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Film critic for the Sacramento News and Review. Craft beer columnist for the Sacramento Bee. Member of the San Francisco Film Critics Circle.

Scare Daniel Podcast Mini-Episode 24.5

On this demonic episode of the Scare Daniel podcast, Daniel and Corky prepare for next week’s review of Exorcist II: The Heretic, John Boorman’s hilariously over-the-top 1977 follow-up to the Oscar-nominated horror classic, by mirroring the out-of-control energy of the sequel’s original theatrical trailer.  Look for Daniel and Corky’s […]

Scare Daniel Podcast Mini-Episode 23.5

Our Scare Daniel series of much-maligned horror films continues all throughout the month of Cork-tober.  In this sinister mini-episode, Daniel Barnes and Corky McDonnell preview next week’s review of the 1983 cult favorite Sleepaway Camp, while also looking back at their previous review of the lowbrow yet crazily complex […]

Scare Daniel Podcast Mini-Episode 22.5

Continuing their month-long Scare Daniel series, Daniel Barnes and Corky McDonnell kick off this fun-sized mini-episode with a preview of the horror comedy Transylmania, the film so unfunny that even National Lampoon wouldn’t put their name on it.  Boasting a historic discrepancy between critical reviews and audience reviews, Transylmania is emblematic […]

Scare Daniel Podcast Episode 22 – “The Cloverfield Paradox”

“This dimension is eating us alive!” Interdimensional travelers Daniel Barnes and Corky McDonnell renew their Netflix streaming subscriptions for this week’s Scare Daniel review of the dreary space horror sequel The Cloverfield Paradox.  Originally called God Particle but rewritten mid-production to make it part of the Cloverfield franchise, The Cloverfield Paradox concerns an energy crisis on […]

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