Brokeback Mountain

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Larry McMurtry obituary
American novelist who wrote Terms of Endearment, Lonesome Dove and the screenplay for Brokeback Mountain

Michael Carlson

31, Mar, 2021 @4:27 PM

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Lonesome Dove author and Brokeback Mountain screenwriter Larry McMurtry dies at 84
The Pulitzer-winning author of novels including Terms of Endearment and The Last Picture Show, and Oscar-winning screenwriter, examined the American west

Alison Flood

26, Mar, 2021 @6:06 PM

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Casablanca to Starship Troopers: the movie breakups that hit our writers hardest
With the release of Noah Baumbach’s crushing divorce saga Marriage Story, Guardian writers have reminisced over their most memorable big screen breakups

Gretchen Smail , Peter Bradshaw, Charles Bramesco, André Wheeler , Benjamin Lee, Adrian Horton, Pamela Hutchinson, Andrew Pulver, Guy Lodge, Jordan Hoffman and Catherine Shoard

07, Nov, 2019 @6:00 AM

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Ang Lee: 'I know I'm gonna get beat up. But I have to keep trying'
The celebrated film-maker’s new film pits Will Smith against his much-younger clone – a reverie on the ageing of both the star and the director

Ryan Gilbey

03, Oct, 2019 @2:04 PM

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The 100 best films of the 21st century
Gangsters, superheroes, schoolkids, lovers, slaves, peasants, techies, Tenenbaums and freefalling astronauts – they’re all here in our countdown of cinema’s best movies since 2000

Peter Bradshaw, Cath Clarke, Andrew Pulver and Catherine Shoard

13, Sep, 2019 @5:00 AM

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Brad Pitt, Matt Damon and Leonardo DiCaprio turned down Brokeback Mountain
Original director Gus Van Sant has revealed that multiple A-listers turned down the chance to star in the gay romance

Catherine Shoard

19, Jul, 2018 @10:29 AM

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How gay cinema is calling on the past to point at a radical future
A wave of quietly revolutionary films are taking a thoughtful and celebratory look at queer identity – and reaping the rewards at the box office

Guy Lodge

15, Jun, 2018 @11:40 AM

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'Absolutely kills me': you pick your saddest movie scenes
Our writers picked their peaks of cinematic sadness and you responded with animated elephants, Christmas melancholy and emotional reunions

Guardian readers

19, May, 2018 @9:00 AM

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Cher is Meryl Streep's mum – and five more age-impossible casting choices
There are just three years between the two stars of Mamma Mia 2, yet one apparently gave birth to the other. Cinema has a proud history of credulity-challenging families

Stuart Heritage

01, May, 2018 @11:45 AM

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'Full of heart but devoid of life': is Crash really the worst Oscar winner ever?
The 2004 drama’s unsubtle look at race relations has critics drawing parallels with Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri. Will this year’s best picture contender suffer the same fate as its garlanded forebear?

Guy Lodge

15, Feb, 2018 @11:15 AM

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50 Shades of Grey to Brokeback Mountain: are these really the most boring films ever?
Showgirls? The Blair Witch Project? And not a Bertolucci film in sight!? The public’s judgment has hit a new low with this list of cinematic sedatives

Stuart Heritage

07, Dec, 2017 @8:57 AM

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Don't let that Oscars blunder overshadow Moonlight's monumental achievement
Barry Jenkins’s movie is a brave and brilliant work of art that also happens to be a black, gay story. What a shame if the announcement gaffe is what people remember about its victory

Steve Rose

27, Feb, 2017 @1:39 PM

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