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Daniel Barnes

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

Neil Breen in Fateful Findings

“Fateful Findings” Podcast Movie Review

Fateful Findings – Dare Daniel Podcast Episode 104 “It’s a magical day!” This week, action obtainer Daniel Barnes and insurance company Corky McDonnell hack into pan-hyphenate auteur Neil Breen’s unfathomable Fateful Findings. It’s as though Breen beamed this incomprehensible, egomaniacal, paranoid fever dream from an alien planet that […]

Dex Dogtective from Foodfight!

“Foodfight!” – Dare Daniel Podcast Rerun

Foodfight! – Dare Daniel Podcast Rerun 4 “My friends come out to creep.” FOODFIGHT! FACTS AND FIGURES Corky and Daniel’s craft spirit: Legado Rye Whiskey U.K. theatrical release date: June 15, 2012 Worldwide box office: $120,141 (production budget: $45-65 million) This week’s darer: Charlie Sheen Why did Charlie dare Daniel and Corky to […]

Vanessa Hudgens in The Princess Switch: Switched Again

“The Princess Switch: Switched Again” Podcast Movie Review

The Princess Switch: Switched Again – Dare Daniel Podcast Episode 103 “It’s like Christmas was projectile-vomited onto every inch of this movie.” Belgravian baker Daniel Barnes and chief of no staff Corky McDonnell overdose on Christmas with The Princess Switch: Switched Again. This sequel prioritizes Christmas quantity over Christmas […]

Vanessa Hudgens in The Princess Switch

“The Princess Switch” Podcast Movie Review

The Princess Switch – Dare Daniel Podcast Episode 102 “This movie is about cramming Christmas into every nook and cranny of your senses.” Snow janitor Daniel Barnes and Christmas prince Corky McDonnell spend a holiday in Belgravia with Vanessa Hudgens in The Princess Switch. A movie designed to be […]

John Travolta in The Poison Rose

“The Poison Rose” Podcast Movie Review

The Poison Rose – Dare Daniel Podcast Episode 101 “What manner of sorcery is this?” Disgraced ex-football stars Daniel Barnes and Corky McDonnell reluctantly return to Galveston to review John Travolta in The Poison Rose. An onslaught of private detective cliches crudely formed into a movie-like shape, The Poison […]

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