Asif Kapadia

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‘You are the dog in space’: inside Asif Kapadia’s new VR short, Laika
With his new animation, the Oscar-winning documentary maker – and former VR cynic – is exploring how the technology might revolutionise the way we experience cinema

Paul MacInnes

15, Oct, 2021 @11:20 AM

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‘It has stood the test of time’: was 1971 the greatest year in music?
In Asif Kapadia’s new Apple TV+ docuseries, the music of the year, and its cultural and political impact, receives much-deserved attention

Charles Bramesco

22, May, 2021 @6:35 AM

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Director Asif Kapadia: ‘Diego and Maradona were two different people’
Film director recalls the long and rocky road to meeting the mercurial subject of his film

Asif Kapadia was talking to Simon Hattenstone

27, Nov, 2020 @5:03 PM

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The Last Dance: Is the Michael Jordan documentary a dressed-up puff piece?
The hit docuseries on Michael Jordan and the 90s Bulls scores big as entertainment, but journalistic compromises make it little more than longform branded content

Bryan Armen Graham

09, May, 2020 @7:00 AM

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'It's like losing a brother': Irrfan Khan remembered by Asif Kapadia
When Kapadia cast a 34-year-old Khan in The Warrior, it ignited both men’s careers – and sparked a lifelong friendship. Here, the director pays tribute to a man of ‘immense dignity and charisma’

Asif Kapadia

01, May, 2020 @2:11 PM

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Lockdown watch: Asif Kapadia on setting his kids Hitchcock essays
The Diego Maradona and Amy director gorges on spaghetti western, succumbs to Disney+ ... but steers clear of disaster flicks

Asif Kapadia

23, Apr, 2020 @9:38 AM

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The 50 best films of 2019 in the US: the full list
Our pick of the top films released in the US this year brings a shocking class war, tearjerking breakups, war, glamour, horror and everything in between. Tell us your favourites too

20, Dec, 2019 @1:50 PM

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The 50 best films of 2019 in the UK: the full list
Our pick of the year’s top movies released in the UK reveals the end of an era, painful breakups, festive families, horrors both real and imagined, and heroes of many kinds

20, Dec, 2019 @9:36 AM

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And the 2019 Braddies go to … Peter Bradshaw's film picks of the year
Ahead of the launch on Tuesday of the Guardian’s films of the year countdown, our critic selects his personal choice of the movies, directors and performances of 2019

Peter Bradshaw

02, Dec, 2019 @5:29 PM

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The real Diego Maradona comes to life in Mexico in captivating series | Ed Vulliamy
When the Argentina legend went to manage a Mexican second division side in drug- and gang-ravaged Culiacán, many feared the worst, but a revealing documentary shows him thriving

Ed Vulliamy

14, Nov, 2019 @11:16 AM

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Asif Kapadia's Maradona documentary slices through the myth to show us the man
As an Argentinian growing up far from home, I clung on to the legend of our greatest footballer. Now I appreciate his lows as well as his highs

Francisco Navas

01, Oct, 2019 @9:00 AM

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Tales of fake news and homeless elephants from the director of Amy – podcasts of the week
Asif Kapadia goes off the beaten track in globetrotting new podcast Detours, while Jeff Goldblum hangs out with Gregory Porter

Hannah J Davies, Hannah Verdier, Max Sanderson and Oliver Taylor

16, Aug, 2019 @8:13 AM

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