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Quentin Tarantino’s next film is about a film critic: should I be scared? | Peter Bradshaw
The director’s last film is rumoured to centre on the life of New Yorker film writer Pauline Kael – if true, her 1970s face-off with Warren Beatty would make a thrilling plot line

Peter Bradshaw

16, Mar, 2023 @12:09 PM

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Why Elvis should win the best picture Oscar
Baz Luhrmann’s dreamlike, alien biopic takes profound liberties with the truths of Elvis’s life to instead capture his messianic status in American culture

Shaad D'Souza

28, Feb, 2023 @9:02 AM

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Rufus Sewell and Gillian Anderson to star in film about Prince Andrew’s Newsnight interview
Billie Piper and Keeley Hawes will also star in Netflix drama Scoop, which will fictionalise the royal’s infamous BBC interview with Emily Maitlis

Catherine Shoard

07, Feb, 2023 @8:37 AM

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Michael Jackson’s nephew cast as singer in biopic after ‘worldwide search’
The singer’s 26-year-old nephew Jaafar Jackson has landed the lead role in Michael, with Antoine Fuqua on board to direct

Sian Cain

31, Jan, 2023 @5:57 AM

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Madonna bootcamp was gruelling, intense and, it turns out, completely pointless
Julia Garner, Florence Pugh and Odessa Young were put through the musical equivalent of the first half hour of Full Metal Jacket for a now cancelled auto-biopic of the singer

Stuart Heritage

25, Jan, 2023 @11:42 AM

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Madonna biopic scrapped after singer’s world tour announced
The film, which generated an online frenzy over its gruelling audition process, was set to star Julia Garner and be directed by Madonna herself

Michael Sun

25, Jan, 2023 @1:49 AM

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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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Baftas 2023: the full list of nominations
All the films and actors up for awards at the 76th edition of the British Academy film awards

Guardian film

19, Jan, 2023 @12:27 PM

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Michael Jackson big screen biopic will start production this year
The film will be directed by Antoine Fuqua, whose credits include Training Day, and will be in collaboration with the singer’s estate

Benjamin Lee

18, Jan, 2023 @7:12 PM

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George Michael’s estate denies endorsing biopic
Statement from the estate says there is ‘no truth whatsoever’ in Daily Mail story about a forthcoming big-budget life story

Shaad D'Souza

17, Jan, 2023 @4:55 PM

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Till review – emotionally wrenching US civil rights drama
Danielle Deadwyler’s nuanced performance as the mother of Emmett Till, the black teenager murdered by southern racists, is the pivot of Chinonye Chukwu’s stirring real-life drama

Mark Kermode Observer film critic

08, Jan, 2023 @8:00 AM

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Corsage review – Vicky Krieps mesmerises as a rebellious 19th-century royal
The defiance and despair of glamorous Elisabeth of Austria, trapped in a loveless marriage, has a familiar ring in Marie Kreutzer’s stately psychodrama

Jonathan Romney

01, Jan, 2023 @8:00 AM

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