Sam Taylor-Johnson

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The media exploited Amy Winehouse’s life. A new biopic looks set to do the same with her death
The first look at a new biopic has prompted anger for depicting the late singer as a cartoonish mess. Is it possible to make a film about an abused artist without repeating history?

Shaad D'Souza

24, Jan, 2023 @4:15 PM

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Amy Winehouse biopic: first photo released of Marisa Abela as late singer
Industry actor pictured with singer’s trademark beehive, as Sam Taylor-Johnson’s Back to Black set to start shooting this month

Shaad D'Souza

13, Jan, 2023 @5:23 PM

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Sam Taylor-Johnson to direct authorised Amy Winehouse biopic
The film, Back to Black, will tell the singer’s story with the Fifty Shades of Grey director at the helm

Benjamin Lee

11, Jul, 2022 @9:03 PM

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Succumbing to workplace stress? We’re now supposed to suffer in silence | Tim Adams
Grievances about our jobs were once aired collectively on the picket line. Not any more

Tim Adams

04, Jun, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Stella McCartney launches A-Z sustainability manifesto
Project aims to find meaning in age of greenwashing in collaboration with artists such as Jeff Koons

Hannah Marriott

08, Oct, 2020 @4:59 PM

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'He came out of the womb dancing!' Stars relive their wild times with Michael Clark
Baryshnikov couldn’t keep up, Sam Taylor-Johnson had a panic attack and Sarah Lucas built him the rudest stage set ever … as a new show celebrates the dance legend, stars pin down his punk genius

Interviews by Lyndsey Winship

30, Sep, 2020 @5:00 AM

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‘We were let loose’: my art school days, by Peter Blake, Sam Taylor-Johnson, Steve McQueen and more
Eight great British artists on graduating, and their advice for the Class of 2020

Hannah Booth, Ellie Violet Bramley, Hannah Marriott and Priya Elan

13, Jun, 2020 @10:00 AM

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Sam Taylor-Johnson’s David: sleeping beauty
The English film-maker echoes the work of Michelangelo and Warhol in her intimate video portrait of David Beckham

Skye Sherwin

10, Jan, 2020 @10:00 AM

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Anna Karina, Catherine Deneuve: movies malign women by calling them muses
Male directors have often diminished the highly creative women who inspired them. Will the rise of female film-makers revolutionise the role of ‘muse’?

Anne Billson

27, Dec, 2019 @2:00 PM

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A Million Little Pieces review – glossy addiction drama rings hollow
Ultra-hunky Aaron Taylor-Johnson plays a crack addict at death’s door in this adaptation of James Frey’s ‘memoir’

Cath Clarke

30, Aug, 2019 @10:00 AM

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Half the Picture: calling time on Hollywood's macho leadership cliches
Amy Adrion’s new documentary rounds up 40 film-makers, including Ava DuVernay and Lena Dunham, to talk about systemic undermining of women in Hollywood

Amy Nicholson

31, May, 2018 @3:10 PM

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British artists: Ebacc will damage creativity and self-expression | Letters
Letters: Artists including Tracey Emin, Grayson Perry, Wolfgang Tillmans and Sam Taylor-Johnson lament how art continues to be valued less than other subjects in school


08, May, 2018 @4:24 PM

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