Articles by Dennis Harvey
There’s more of the excavated Amir Shervan on the way, and bad-movie fans should be waiting with bated breath.
A committed performance and lush cinematography bring a classic novel to dystopian life.
Traveling back to the heydays of 1960s softcore and 1970s hardcore ‘sinema’ with Radley Metzger’s singular sex-film creations.
On THE PURGE, its predecessors and much, much more. (Yes, you can read plenty into the ever-more-nihilistic depiction of tomorrow in popular entertainment.)
Talking child stars and heavy metal with Sundance sensation Kat Candler.
Ten playful reasons to love Roy Andersson and YOU, THE LIVING.
For a filmmaker as attracted to ‘difficult’ stories, production challenges and personalities, Klaus Kinski constituted a near fatal attraction.
Enterprising, prolific and notorious, Pete Walker and Norman J. Warren departed from Hammer’s penchant for period Gothic terror in favor of modern-day settings with ramped-up doses of sex and violence.
An SXSW Grand Jury Prize-winner talks about his growing catalogue of shorts as his latest, EASY, premieres in Austin.
Recalling the spectacular rise and fall of Stone Roses, Shane Meadows’ MADE OF STONE proffers not-giving-an-eff is intrinsic to what made the band monumental.
Getting to know the creator of Austin’s first film festival and pivotal indie classics somehow lost to history may feel like meeting the best friend you never knew you had.
‘Sword and sandal’ pics solemnly expanded the scale of 20th-century cinema before being liberated for pure muscle-bound viewing pleasure.