About Daniel Barnes

About Daniel Barnes

the-man-who-came-to-dinner-monty-woolley-1942Daniel Barnes is a film critic for the Sacramento News and Review and a member of the San Francisco Film Critics Circle.  His work has appeared in the Colorado Springs IndependentSan Antonio Current, and Monterey County Weekly, among other print and online publications.  He began blogging about films in 2005 on his websites The Barnesyard, Movie City USA, and the original online iteration of E Street Film Society.  Married since 2008, Daniel and his wife Darcey also run a beer blog called His and Hers Beer Notes that has been profiled in numerous Sacramento publications, and their work is featured regularly on the EatDrinkFilm website.  Daniel’s favorite films are generally over-stylized and pretentious while promoting a warped morality, and his favorite pastimes include shushing movie theater talkers and that’s it.