Articles by Dennis Harvey
Shot in full color, this supernatural soap opera climaxes with more high Catholic pageantry than you’d find at a cathedral on Palm Sunday.
A feature-length indictment of Western hypocrisies and immorality designed to make North Korean viewers feel quite relieved they aren’t ‘us?’ So it appears. . .
Dujardin and Hazanavicius take very precise satirical stabs at the filmic styles of the ‘classic’ Bond period.
Traveling back to the heydays of 1960s softcore and 1970s hardcore ‘sinema’ with Radley Metzger’s singular sex-film creations.
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.
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.