A Bigger Splash

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Worst holidays in cinema – ranked!
As Spider-Man: Far From Home and Midsommar bring the well-worn trip-gone-wrong back to the big screen, here are 20 of film’s most appalling vacations

Nicholas Barber

11, Jul, 2019 @11:05 AM

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Call Me By Your Name's Luca Guadagnino on cinema's love affair with fashion
The Italian director who also made Call Me By Your Name on how costumes are integral to a character, and how much they influence wider culture – just look at Saturday Night Fever ...

As told to Lauren Cochrane

19, Feb, 2019 @6:00 AM

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David Hockney’s $90.3m painting reminds us what great art looks like | Jonathan Jones
The record-breaking Portrait of an Artist speaks straight from the heart, says Guardian columnist Jonathan Jones

Jonathan Jones

19, Nov, 2018 @8:00 AM

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Tilda Swinton: ‘Our film started as sick satire – now it’s a recognisable portrait’
A Bigger Splash is our fourth-favourite film of the year. Its star explains what it taught her about human nature – and reveals if she really was channelling David Bowie

Catherine Shoard

15, Dec, 2016 @4:06 PM

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The 50 best films of 2016 in the UK: No 4 A Bigger Splash
As our countdown continues, Andrew Pulver admires Luca Guadagnino’s unnerving drama of desire and betrayal that boasts remarkable performances

Andrew Pulver

13, Dec, 2016 @7:30 AM

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How cinema failed diversity in 2016
From the all-bro jocks and silent women of Everybody Wants Some!! to Bridget Jones’s rejection of science, these are the films that failed to take on cinema’s push for inclusivity

Caspar Salmon

09, Dec, 2016 @4:01 PM

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The best films of 2016 so far
As we approach the final months of 2016, it’s time to look back at the films our critics have so far rated the finest

Andrew Pulver and Alan Evans

28, Nov, 2016 @3:31 PM

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How choreographer Ann Yee got Andrew Scott and Ralph Fiennes into the groove
She helped Scott shake his hips like a rock god in Birdland and set Fiennes boogying in A Bigger Splash. For actors, Ann Yee has all the right moves

David Jays

22, Jun, 2016 @6:00 AM

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Zoolander 2 has box office malfunction as Zombies perish and Deadpool thrives
It’s a different story for two risk-takers as Ryan Reynolds’ super-antihero is the star attraction over Valentine’s weekend, but Pride and Prejudice and Zombies turns audiences off

Charles Gant

16, Feb, 2016 @4:35 PM

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A Bigger Splash review – sun, sea, self-destruction
A mute Tilda Swinton steals the show as four narcissists come undone in a Mediterranean paradise

Mark Kermode, Observer film critic

14, Feb, 2016 @8:00 AM

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A Bigger Splash review – Tilda Swinton and Ralph Fiennes plumb the depths of desire
In Luca Guadagnino’s simmering drama, two ex-lovers are disastrously reunited at a Mediterranean villa where the pool is a temple of bared flesh and sex perfumes the air

Peter Bradshaw

11, Feb, 2016 @3:30 PM

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An even Bigger Splash: why David Hockney's pop-art poem lives on
Tilda Swinton’s new erotic thriller shares the enigmatic title of Hockney’s Californian masterpiece, co-opting its eerie drama and languid intensity

Jonathan Jones

10, Feb, 2016 @2:27 PM

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