Baz Luhrmann

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The 15 greatest Australian musicals, on stage and screen – sorted
From the glittery fun of Priscilla to a whole show about the career of Paul Keating, here are the musicals that sing to audiences both in Australia and around the world

Cassie Tongue and Ben Neutze

07, Aug, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Elvis actor Shonka Dukureh dies one month after big screen debut
The 44-year-old singer, who portrayed Big Mama Thornton in Baz Luhrmann’s latest film, was found unresponsive in her Nashville home

Sian Cain and Associated Press

22, Jul, 2022 @2:26 AM

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From Strictly Ballroom to Elvis: the career of Baz Luhrmann – sorted
The Australian auteur’s films are intoxicating, polarising spectacles – so from the very bad (Australia) to the very good, we rank his works across film and TV

Luke Buckmaster

27, Jun, 2022 @5:30 PM

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All shook up: how accurate is Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis biopic?
The director faced a colossal task in condensing the King’s two-decade-plus career into a single feature. So how did he fare?

Mark Duffett

27, Jun, 2022 @9:16 AM

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Elvis review – blistering, turbocharged chronicle of the King
With electrifying performances from Austin Butler as Elvis and Tom Hanks as Colonel Parker, Baz Luhrmann’s whirlwind biopic is cinematic dynamite

Mark Kermode, Observer film critic

26, Jun, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Country-soul star Yola: ‘I have a mission. I’m extremely bloody-minded about it’
The Grammy-nominated UK singer on her journey from guesting on dance bangers to starring in Baz Lurhmanm’s Elvis, and her long battle for recognition in the white, male-dominated Americana scene

Kate Hutchinson

23, Jun, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Elvis review – Baz Luhrmann’s squeaky-clean King is shaking no one up
Incurious yet frantic, Luhrmann’s spangly epic is off-key – and Austin Butler flounders in those blue suede shoes

Peter Bradshaw

22, Jun, 2022 @8:56 AM

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Elvis Presley as Willy Wonka? The films the King of Rock’n’Roll almost made
West Side Story, Midnight Cowboy and The Godfather would all have been very different if Elvis had got his way – or if his manager Col Tom Parker hadn’t turned down so many roles on his behalf

Matthew Turner

20, Jun, 2022 @2:12 PM

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What links Elvis to LA Galaxy, via Mr Oizo?
With Baz Luhrmann’s Presley biopic in cinemas this week, dive down the rabbit hole with a one-hit wonder turned film-maker and a pair of Shues

Larry Ryan

18, Jun, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Pink suits and manbags: Elvis rips up stereotypes in Baz Luhrmann biopic
Upcoming film explores how Memphis upbringing shaped king of rock’n’roll’s music and style

Jess Cartner-Morley

03, Jun, 2022 @9:24 AM

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Cannes 2022 week two roundup: a bloated Elvis and a brush with greatness
Baz Luhrmann’s Presley biopic was an extravagant bust, but Ruben Östland and Kelly Reichardt offered satirical entertainment and quiet wonder

Xan Brooks

28, May, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Cannes 2022: 10 movies to watch out for in this year’s festival | Peter Bradshaw
Austin Butler shakes his stuff as Elvis, Cronenberg gets creepy, Claire Denis takes on colonial agony and Hirokazu Kore-eda unwraps his first Korean-language film

Peter Bradshaw

16, May, 2022 @12:41 PM

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