The Austin Chronicle is highlighting Austin-made films to watch during these homebound COVID days. They include multiple ways to stream Danger God, the amazingly true story of B-movie and stunt legend Gary Kent. Check it out here. #dangergod #austinchronicle #documentary #stuntman #Austin #Texas #film #movies #stunts #covid #suggestions #GaryKent #OnceUponaTimeinHollywood #BradPitt #inspiration
The answer is maybe and likely. Quentin Tarantino is a major Gary Kent fan and sat down with him at one point asking about Gary and Bud Cardos' experiences with Charles Manson at the Spahn Ranch. (That story is included in Danger God.) The Alamo Drafthouse theater chain is screening four brief interviews with Gary titled Stuntman Stories prior to screenings nationwide of Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. You don't have to go to the Alamo Drafthouse to watch them. You can view th
Just when we thought the documentary Love and Other Stunts was complete, I took a trip to legendary B-movie producer Sam Sherman's New Jersey house and met Frankenstein. Sherman and I talked about the independent film scene of the '60s and '70s, about director Al Adamson (and Adamson's murder) and, of course, about stuntman Gary Kent whose story is the focus of Love and Other Stunts. Sherman said he believed Kent was destined to be a major Hollywood star or perhaps the star o
It began with an offhand comment to legendary stuntman Gary Kent that someone should make a film about his fascinating life. Over time I realized I was that someone. When Gary's memoir Shadows and Light was released in 2009 I know it was time to put up or shut up. I hired not one but two camera crews (can you say overcompensation?) and we were off and running (occasionally stumbling!). There were stumbling blocks along with the way. I'm an experienced writer of both fiction a
Danger God, the story of stuntman/ indie film legend Gary Kent, was originally titled Love and Other Stunts.