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

11 November, 2020
features

On Screen: in cinemas and streaming from 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.

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.