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

17 March, 2021

Film and Television: March 2021

It’s certainly harder to justify regular visits to the multiplex when new feature films and serials of quality crop up on the various streaming services, writes Lynden Barber in his latest column.

11 November, 2020

Film and Television: November 2020

This month, Lynden Barber reviews the film Misbehaviour about a feminist protest against the 1970 Miss World contest, starring Keira Knightley, and the Netflix series The Queen’s Gambit, starring Anya Taylor-Joy as a competitive chess player.

12 June, 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.