Sacha Gervasi

  • Film

    November 29, 2012

    The Trouble With Hitchcock

    Shouldn't the making of Psycho be more interesting?

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2009

    At the Magnolia, Anvil Put Metal to Metal

    Patrick MichelsThat's Steve Kudlow above -- otherwise known as "Lips," frontman for Canadian metal band Anvil, subject of an eponymous rockumentary now showing at the Magnolia. Last night, on opening night, the band came to Dallas for what its members (Lips, drummer Robb Reiner, bassist Glenn Five) ... More >>

  • Music

    May 28, 2009
  • Blogs

    May 14, 2009

    Yes, But Will They Perform "Butter-Bust Jerky" Off Their Hit Album Backwaxed?

    By far, the best-reviewed doc of '09 thus far is Anvil! The Story of Anvil, Sacha Gervasi's rockumentary about a Canadian thrash-metal band's fall and rise. Noted The Village Voice's thumbs-up, it's "A Hoop Dreams for heshers," so, ya know, all right, all right, all right. It finally gets a Dallas o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2006

    Ewing Better Have a Better Plan Than This

    In about two hours, Mayor Laura Miller, Dallas Film Commission director Janis Burkland and Dallas Convention & Visitors Bureau president and CEO Phillip Jones will gather at City Hall to debut their latest pitch to lure the big-screen version of Dallas. From what I hear, their latest "initiative" pr ... More >>

  • Film

    June 17, 2004

    Playing on Fear

    Spielberg and Hanks spawn a daring new genre: the post-9-11 comedy