Plastic Man: The Artful Life of Jerry Ross Barrish is a highly entertaining portrait of Jerry Ross Barrish—bail bondsman, political activist, mentor, sculptor, and filmmaker.
by Dennis Harvey By general consensus, 2013’s Blue Jasmine was Woody Allen’s best movie in years — a fair assessment, although tipped tremendously by Cate Blanchett’s spectacular lead performance.
Read two critical perspectives on Amy (Asif Kapadia, 2015), by Ryan Lattanzio and Dennis Harvey. Amy is now playing at theaters nationwide.
by Dennis Harvey Few filmmakers in commercial cinema have been able to maintain a path as singular, eccentric and even off-putting (to some) as David Cronenberg — let alone with such prolific long-term success.
Read two critical perspectives on Magic Mike XXL (Gregory Jacobs, 2015), by Pam Grady and Dennis Harvey. Magic Mike XXL is now playing at theaters nationwide.
by Dennis Harvey Two years ago the world lost a major veteran filmmaker in Aleksei German, but outside Russia (perhaps even there) and the rarefied world of film festivalgoers, you might be forgiven having no idea who he was.