Lynden Barber

Lynden Barber

Lynden Barber is a freelance film and television critic, and a lecturer in screen studies. He writes a film review column for Limelight Magazine, and is a regular contributor to the National Film and Sound Archive’s Australian Screen Online website. He was Artistic Director of the Sydney Film Festival in 2005 and 2006, and is a former film writer for The Australian and a former film reviewer for the Sydney Morning Herald.


Articles by Lynden Barber

June 12, 2020
Supported by Judith Neilson Institute for Journalism and Ideas

In Your Living Room: Film & Television

This week, Lynden Barber reviews MotherFatherSon on iView, Filthy Rich and Homeless on SBS On Demand, and Nuri Bilge Ceylan's beautifully shot film The Wild Pear Tree on Stan.

June 5, 2020
Supported by Judith Neilson Institute for Journalism and Ideas

In Your Living Room: Film and Television

In this week's column, Lynden Barber takes a look at Operation Buffalo, Jeffrey Epstein: Filthy Rich as well as Sydney Film Festival's digital offerings.

May 29, 2020
Supported by Judith Neilson Institute for Journalism and Ideas

In Your Living Room: Film and Television

In this week's column, Lynden Barber reviews the third season of Babylon Berlin, Spanish thriller Money Heist (and a spin-off doco about the series) and The Plot Against America.

May 22, 2020
Supported by Judith Neilson Institute for Journalism and Ideas

In Your Living Room: Film and Television

Lynden Barber reviews The Great and Catastrophe, as well as a new adaptation of Nick Hornby’s High Fidelity and French claymation film My Life as a Zucchini.

May 8, 2020
Supported by Judith Neilson Institute for Journalism and Ideas

In Your Living Room: Film and Television

This week, Lynden Barber reviews Normal People, detective series Taken Down, Line of Duty Season 5, and new Australian flick starring Hugo Weaving.

May 1, 2020
Supported by Judith Neilson Institute for Journalism and Ideas

In Your Living Room: TV and Film

Lynden Barber recommends powerful new series Unorthodox, fish-out-of-water story The Attache, and the Before trilogy.