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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 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 […]

Film Podcast – Dare Daniel Mini-Episode 31.5

“It’s time for you to get your big, fat, extra crispy bucket o’ chicken, two-liter Pepsi-Cola-drinking ass out of bed.” In this heartless mini-episode, podcast hosts Daniel Barnes and Corky McDonnell prepare for next week’s review of Heart Condition, a film that joins Collision Course and Theodore Rex in the Dare Daniel […]

“Gotti” Podcast Movie Review

Gotti (2018; Kevin Connolly) – Dare Daniel Podcast Episode 31 “Let’s get into this fucking travesty.” In this Family-friendly episode of the Dare Daniel Podcast, Mafia history buff Corky McDonnell and legitimate businessman Daniel Barnes take their whacks at Kevin Connolly’s 2018 critical punching bag biopic Gotti, starring John Travolta as […]

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