Antonio Banderas

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Interview With the Vampire review – Tom Cruise and Brad Pitt’s brilliant bloodsucking bromance
Neil Jordan’s horror-comedy features Cruise in scene-chewing form in a film that outrageously explores the vampire’s actually rather complex lived experience

Peter Bradshaw

15, Feb, 2024 @7:00 AM

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Journey to Bethlehem review – Antonio Banderas steals show as evil Herod in Bible musical
If Disney made Christian movies, they would look like this, with Mary in the mould of Beauty and the Beast’s Belle, Joseph giving Aladdin vibes and Banderas stealing every scene

Catherine Bray

15, Nov, 2023 @9:00 AM

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Puss in Boots: The Last Wish review – sharp, striking Shrek spin-off
Puss, voiced by Antonio Banderas, must beat Goldilocks, Jack Horner and co to the magic star that will restore his nine lives in this lively animation

Wendy Ide

05, Feb, 2023 @12:30 PM

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Puss in Boots: The Last Wish review – sequel no one wanted resembles longform DVD extra
Antonio Banderas, Salma Hayek and other stars squander their talents voicing harmless but pointless sequel to 2010’s Puss in Boots

Peter Bradshaw

02, Feb, 2023 @9:00 AM

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The Enforcer review – thuddingly predictable crime thriller
Antonio Banderas plays a jaded career criminal with a softer side in a film that limps between Miami sleaze cliches

Wendy Ide

08, Jan, 2023 @1:00 PM

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The Enforcer review – Antonio Banderas adds class to straight-to-video throwback
The star presumably had one eye on the paycheque in this by-the-numbers thriller about a debt collector punching and shooting his way to bloody revenge

Peter Bradshaw

04, Jan, 2023 @9:00 AM

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Official Competition review – Penélope Cruz is a deadpan dream in wicked film-world satire
Two actors vie for the attention of their autocratic director in this hilarious Spanish-language skewering of the movie-making business

Wendy Ide

28, Aug, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Official Competition review – Penélope Cruz on fire in delicious movie industry satire
Cruz’s eccentric director employs unorthodox techniques to manage lead actors – and polar opposites – Antonio Banderas and Oscar Martínez

Cath Clarke

24, Aug, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Andrew Lloyd Webber and Antonio Banderas team up for Spanish venture
Composer and actor launch theatre production company focusing on Spanish-speaking audiences

Ashifa Kassam in Madrid

28, Jun, 2022 @2:37 PM

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Uncharted review – Tom Holland game adaptation is action-movie by committee
Holland gives his all as rogueish treasure hunter Nathan Drake in a by-the-numbers PlayStation adaptation that’s heavy on spectacle but light on heart

Peter Bradshaw

11, Feb, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Venice film festival 2021 roundup – a formidably good year on the Lido
Big name directors at their best feature alongside daring visionaries from the farther realms of art cinema – but to whom will Bong Joon-ho’s jury award the Golden Lion?

Jonathan Romney

11, Sep, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Pedro Almodóvar’s films – ranked!
With his new film, Parallel Mothers, to be shown at Venice film festival, we take a look through the director’s ribald, pell-mell and beautifully colour-co-ordinated output

Anne Billson

12, Aug, 2021 @11:00 AM

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