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Daniel Barnes

Co-host of the Dare Daniel podcast and member of the San Francisco Bay Area Film Critics Circle.

Paula Beer in Undine

“Undine” Movie Review by Daniel Barnes

Undine (2021; Christian Petzold) GRADE: B- By Daniel Barnes *Now playing in select cinemas and on VOD services. “If you leave me, I’ll have to kill you.” The mildly inscrutable Undine is my third Petzold experience, following the similarly admirable yet underwhelming Phoenix and Transit. However, it’s the first time I […]

Big Money Hustlas Insane Clown Posse

“Big Money Hustlas” Podcast Movie Review

Big Money Hustlas – Dare Daniel Podcast Episode 89 “Now there’s an Oscar waiting to happen.” Daniel “Lemon Meringue Pie-Ass” Barnes and Harry Cox fanboy Corky McDonnell go horrorcore with their review of Big Money Hustlas. Insane Clown Posse members Violent J and Shaggy 2 Dope star as Black […]

Jessica Chastain in Ava

“Ava” (2020) Podcast Movie Review

Ava (2020) – Dare Daniel Podcast Episode 88 “This is business.” Derek and the Dominos cover band frontman Corky McDonnell and comedy understander Daniel Barnes confront Management with their review of the dreadful Ava. Jessica Chastain stars as the titular palindrome, a sensitive hitwoman confronting her tortured past. […]

The New Mutants Demon Bear

“The New Mutants” Podcast Movie Review

The New Mutants – Dare Daniel Podcast Episode 87 “Within all of us, there are at least two bores. One of those bores is this movie.” Daniel and Corky put away their old mutants in anticipation of reviewing Josh Boone’s franchise non-starter, The New Mutants. A movie that […]

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