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

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.

5 June, 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.

29 May, 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.

22 May, 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.

8 May, 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.

1 May, 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.