Dennis Harvey

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Review: 'Lonesome Jim'

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Penned by little-known Midwestern writer James C. Strouse, "Lonesome Jim" is a seriocomedy starring Casey Affleck as a rudderless young man returned to his boring native Indiana burg. Probably the…

Review: 'The Gamester'

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A specialist in applying new spit and polish to Moliere classics, Freyda Thomas turns to his comparatively obscure junior contemporary Jean-Francois Regnard in "The Gamester," based on the latter's…

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Review: 'Loggerheads'

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Writer-director Tim Kirkman's first fiction feature is a respectably crafted, earnest ensemble drama about various communities and chronologies in 2000 North Carolina. Still, its telepic feel and…

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Review: 'Dieter Roth'

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Edith Jud grapples with the life of eccentric artist Dieter Roth (1930-1992) in her documentary of the same name, which provides an intriguing introduction to his enormous, diverse body of work…

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Review: 'Alone'

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"Alone" follows the deterioration of a young woman whose manic promiscuity and chemical intake appear to have been emitted from a volcano of self-destructive self-loathing. Debut feature for…

Review: 'The Gamester'

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A specialist in applying new spit and polish to Moliere classics, Freyda Thomas turns to his comparatively obscure junior contemporary Jean-Francois Regnard in "The Gamester," based on the latter's…

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Review: 'Am I Sexy?'

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A skillful portrait of a painful adolescence in problematic family circumstances, Katinka Feistl's debut feature "Am I Sexy?" finds seriocomic middle ground, equal-distant between a feel-good…

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Review: 'Nocturne'

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"You just fell for his suicidal romanticism," one character chides another in "Nocturne," a critique that also applies to Riccardo Signorell's soph feature as a whole. Only old school artpic snobs…

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