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Post your questions for Carol and Velvet Underground director Todd Haynes
The influential director’s latest film, May December, is coming to cinemas soon. Here’s your chance to ask him about this and other provocative work, from Carol to I’m Not There

Guardian film

02, Oct, 2023 @12:31 PM

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Aliens, activists and art: the five best films added to US streaming this week
Highlights include Jordan Peele’s thriller Nope, the prescient abortion drama Call Jane and Oscar-nominated documentary All the Beauty and the Bloodshed

Adrian Horton and Benjamin Lee

24, Mar, 2023 @7:03 AM

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Leave Elf on the shelf: why Carol should be at the top of everyone’s Christmas movie list
Todd Haynes’ bittersweet jewel has glam Cate Blanchett and ingenue Rooney Mara falling in love in the tinselly 50s, a must for sophisticated festive film fans

Hannah Jane Parkinson

23, Dec, 2022 @9:00 AM

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TV tonight: timeless Talking Heads from Alan Bennett
Imelda Staunton kicks off this timely reboot of the Bennett’s peerless monologues. Plus: Bake Off: The Professionals. Here’s what to watch this evening

Phil Harrison, Hannah J Davies, Hannah Verdier and Paul Howlett

23, Jun, 2020 @5:00 AM

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Retro active: why film-makers are getting stuck in the past
New movie Bait’s rejection of digital technology could open up new paths to creative expression

Steve Rose

26, Aug, 2019 @8:00 AM

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The elusive L in LGBT: where to find the best lesbian films online
Women are not well served in LGBT cinema but two niche networks are attempting to redress the balance

Guy Lodge

10, Sep, 2018 @7:00 AM

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How gay cinema is calling on the past to point at a radical future
A wave of quietly revolutionary films are taking a thoughtful and celebratory look at queer identity – and reaping the rewards at the box office

Guy Lodge

15, Jun, 2018 @11:40 AM

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From Boyhood to Get Out – why the 2010s is my favourite film decade
The last seven years has given us career bests from visionary veterans and a horde of hungry up-and-comers ready to drag Hollywood into modernity. The death of cinema? We’ve never had it so good

Cath Clarke

29, Mar, 2018 @5:30 AM

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Carol screenwriter Phyllis Nagy to script Patricia Cornwell’s Kay Scarpetta film
Nagy has taken on writing duties for the movie, which will be the first big-screen outing for the forensics specialist and hero of 24 crime novels

Catherine Shoard

29, Nov, 2016 @4:00 PM

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Carol left me cold – but a new movie has restored my faith in lesbian cinema | Julie Bindel
All About E is a genuine love story which manages to captivate without being tragic or overly sentimental

Julie Bindel

09, May, 2016 @10:12 AM

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Carol; Steve Jobs; Black Mass; The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 and more – review
Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara burn with desire, while Michael Fassbender and Johnny Depp make a pair of cold fish

Guy Lodge

21, Mar, 2016 @12:51 PM

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My Beautiful Broken Brain: a painfully literal addition to the inspirational recovery canon
This new Netflix doc uses gaudy special effects to convey the impact of Lotje Sodderland’s stroke, but her story would have been engaging enough on its own

Charlie Lyne

19, Mar, 2016 @9:00 AM

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