Cameron Crowe

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Pitt! Aniston! Roberts! Freeman! Was this the starriest Zoom ever?
A live-reading of 80s teen comedy Fast Times at Ridgemont High brought together an array of big names with a surprising standout

Charles Bramesco

18, Sep, 2020 @3:50 PM

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Almost Famous at 20: Cameron Crowe's warm-hearted ode to music journalism
The writer-director’s semi-autobiographical comedy remains a generous and insightful film about growing up on the road

Scott Tobias

14, Sep, 2020 @7:06 AM

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Unseen on screen: the secret movie cameos you might not know about
Deadpool 2 and Black Panther’s hidden big star cameos join a long history of films with some A-list tricks up their sleeves

Charles Bramesco

25, May, 2018 @10:00 AM

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'When you grow up your heart dies': how the coming-of-age film got smart
From Pretty in Pink to Dirty Dancing and Say Anything - Hadley Freeman describes the emotions that got her hooked on films about growing up

Hadley Freeman

28, Apr, 2018 @6:00 AM

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Jerry Maguire at 20: has Tom Cruise's star appeal ever shone brighter?
Cameron Crowe’s hypermasculine yet enjoyably introspective Oscar-winning drama gave the star a chance to reveal scratches underneath a glossy surface

Guy Lodge

13, Dec, 2016 @11:00 AM

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Rock'n'roll suicide: is TV's bromance with rock nostalgia finally over?
TV viewers have made their point – rock fantasy turned TV series are not worth watching – and it’s time for delusional show creators to sober up

Megan Koester

19, Sep, 2016 @5:18 PM

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Winnie Holzman: from My So-Called Life's teen years to Roadies
Having created one cult classic about the teenage experience – and she almost changed the course of HBO – will the showrunner do it again?

Joy Press

01, Jul, 2016 @6:08 PM

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Roadies: latest show in the old man nostalgia parade that is ruining TV
Cameron Crowe shares similar delusions with Martin Scorsese’s Vinyl and Aaron Sorkin’s The Newsroom – clinging to bogus sentimentality and outdated ideology

Brian Moylan

26, Jun, 2016 @7:21 PM

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Real-life roadies review Roadies: 'I felt like a nurse watching an hour of ER'
We asked some battle-hardened stagehands to watch Cameron Crowe’s new show and give us their verdict on load-in fashion, tour managers and groupies

Interviews by Dave Simpson

24, Jun, 2016 @12:00 PM

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Show me the motivation! Why Jerry Maguire's full-length mission statement is for superfans only
On the 20th anniversary of the film starring Tom Cruise, the director publishes the exhaustive 5,000-word mission statement he wrote for his crisis-hit sports agent

Peter Bradshaw

28, Apr, 2016 @11:34 AM

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Readers suggest the 10 best journalists on screen
Last week we brought you our choice of the 10 best screen portrayals of journalist. Here you tell us who we have missed out

Jennifer Guay

04, Feb, 2016 @12:00 PM

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The film predictions we got right – and wrong – in our 2015 preview
We were correct about the likely quality of new movies by Andrew Haigh and Noah Baumbach – but miles off the mark when we predicted future classics from Cameron Crowe and Gus Van Sant

Benjamin Lee

24, Dec, 2015 @8:00 AM

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