Robert Daniels

Robert Daniels is a Chicago-based film critic with freelance bylines in The New York Times, Los Angeles Times,, Polygon, and The Playlist. He has written widely about Black American pop culture and issues of representation.


How Lightyear’s ending sets up a Buzz Lightyear sequel

Pixar’s latest movie has arrived, and it features a wild twist ending.

The Inverse Review

Lightyear review: Buzz boldly goes where Pixar didn't need to

A competent but unremarkable effort, Lightyear struggles to justify its own existence.

The Inverse Review

Don’t Look Up' review: Adam McKay's apocalypse satire is surprisingly poignant

Armageddon meets The Big Short in the new Netflix sci-fi movie.