Robert Daniels is a freelance film critic based in Chicago with a MA in English. He’s the founder of 812filmreviews, and he’s written for ThePlaylist, Consequence of Sound, and Mediaversity.
The writer/director/star of Chameleon Street talks about his groundbreaking, suppressed 1990 Sundance Grand Jury Prize-winning film, and its new 4K restoration.
A review of Melvin Van Peebles: Essential Films, now available from Criterion.
On three very different biographical projects from TIFF.
A review of the Starz TV series based on the 2018 film Blindspotting.
A review of the new Showtime series from Kevin Iso and Dan Perlman, premiering on May 23.
A discussion with director Barry Jenkins about his new Amazon Prime drama The Underground Railroad.