Marjane Satrapi

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The Guardian view on the picture book: not just for children
Editorial: When a Nobel-prizewinning novelist turns to illustrated fiction, it’s time to question assumptions

Editorial

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Radioactive review – Marie Curie biopic fast-forwards to Hiroshima
Rosamund Pike plays the physicist with dignity and froideur in this respectful drama that shows her brilliant discoveries – and their effects

Peter Bradshaw

15, Jun, 2020 @7:00 AM

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Top 10 books about Iran | Nazanine Hozar
From memoirs and history to verse and fiction, the best writing about Iran has a uniquely poetic touch

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13, May, 2020 @1:55 PM

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The 100 best films of the 21st century
Gangsters, superheroes, schoolkids, lovers, slaves, peasants, techies, Tenenbaums and freefalling astronauts – they’re all here in our countdown of cinema’s best movies since 2000

Peter Bradshaw, Cath Clarke, Andrew Pulver and Catherine Shoard

13, Sep, 2019 @5:00 AM

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From Maus to Tamara Drewe: the 10 graphic novels everyone should read
With Nick Drnaso’s Sabrina becoming the first graphic novel longlisted for the Man Booker prize, it’s a good time for readers to discover more

Paul Gravett

02, Aug, 2018 @9:33 AM

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Sacré bleu! Why Franco-Belgian comic-book movies are more fun than Marvel and DC
Home-grown superheroes may rule over Hollywood, but French and Belgian comic-book adaptations are often stranger and sexier than their US counterparts

Phil Hoad

02, Aug, 2017 @11:12 AM

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Five great female-friendly comic-book adaptations
The Diary of a Teenage Girl is the latest comic book movie to feature a heroine, but women are still woefully underrepresented in the genre overall

Isabel Stevens

03, Aug, 2015 @4:55 PM

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The Voices review – Marjane Satrapi’s ghoulish psycho-comedy
Marjane ‘Persepolis’ Satrapi treads a fine line between small-town satire and visceral gore

Mark Kermode, Observer film critic

22, Mar, 2015 @8:00 AM

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Marjane Satrapi: the Persepolis director escapes her comfort zone
There’s a talking cat and a severed head in the fridge. Welcome to The Voices, the lurid new serial-killer comedy from the Iranian artist-turned-director

Ryan Gilbey

20, Mar, 2015 @9:00 AM

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The Voices review – an unscary and unfunny horror-comedy
Marjane Satrapi’s English-language debut about a serial killer is overwhelmingly dislikable and nasty

Peter Bradshaw

19, Mar, 2015 @10:15 PM

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Wonder Girl's head-sized breasts illustrate the sexism problem in comics | Joan Hilty
Joan Hilty: As more women and girls read comics, an industry that still peddles sexism and misogyny risks its own irrelevance

Joan Hilty

03, May, 2014 @10:00 AM

Sundance film festival 2014: The Raid 2; The Voices; The Internet's Own Boy – video

Xan Brooks and Henry Barnes report from day six of the Sundance film festival

Xan Brooks and Henry Barnes

23, Jan, 2014 @12:05 PM

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