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Brad Stevens

Brad Stevens is the author of two books: Monte Hellman: His Life and Films (McFarland, 2003) and Abel Ferrara: The Moral Vision (FAB Press, 2004).

He has contributed to Sight & Sound, Video Watchdog, Cahiers du Cinema, Trafic, The Dark Side, The Movie Book of the Western, The Little Black Book: Movies, International Film Guide 2008, and the website Senses of Cinema.

He recorded commentary tracks (in collaboration with R. Dixon Smith) for the Masters of Cinema DVDs of F. W. Murnau’s Nosferatu and Tabu.

He appears in the documentaries A Short Film About the Long Career of Abel Ferrara, Odyssey in Rome, Video Nasties: Moral Panic, Censorship & Videotape and Outliving Dracula: Le Fanu’s Carmilla.

He can be seen interviewing Christopher Lee on the VCI and Salvation DVDs of The City of the Dead, and has written DVD sleeve notes for Shock Corridor, The Naked Kiss, Full Metal Jacket, The Driller Killer, La Notte, Obsession, Les Diaboliques, Knightriders and the Masters of Cinema box set of Buster Keaton’s short films.

He tweets at @BradStevens22.

Articles by Brad Stevens

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  • From the Magazine

    Playing it cool

    Has Abel Ferrara been punished for his refusal to subscribe to the too-cool-for-school sensibility of von Trier and the Coens, wonders Brad Stevens?

    Friday, November 30, 2012

    Bradlands

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    Self-made men

    Is the tension between performance and identity the secret heart of cinematic storytelling, wonders Brad Stevens?

    Friday, November 2, 2012

    Bradlands

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    See you last Tuesday

    Two early 1970s gems starring Tuesday Weld offer a welcome corrective to the period’s general marginalisation of women, says Brad Stevens.

    Friday, October 5, 2012

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  • From the Magazine

    Networking opportunities

    New technologies have created opportunities for critical debate and interaction in ways that are enriching cinephilia. Brad Stevens reflects.

    Friday, September 7, 2012

    Bradlands

  • From the Magazine

    Split decision

    In the first of his new monthly column, Brad Stevens ponders the difference between ‘best’ and ‘greatest’ films in the light of this issue’s poll results.

    Friday, August 3, 2012

    Bradlands

  • The best web video of 2011

    13 critics and curators on their favourite videos new online in 2011.

    Friday, May 4, 2012

    Annual round-ups

  • Dennis Hopper: the last director

    Brad Stevens on the late actor-director’s most audacious endeavour, 1971’s Easy Rider follow-up The Last Movie.

    Friday, June 4, 2010

    Obituaries

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