Gaspar Noé

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Vortex review – Gaspar Noé’s latest goes gentle, for once, into the night
The provocateur has shocked Cannes with a change of pace: an extraordinary midnight movie that follows an elderly couple’s pained last steps in their Paris apartment

Xan Brooks

16, Jul, 2021 @9:00 PM

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Ad Astra and Joker to premiere at Venice film festival
Hollywood heavyweights line up to launch their awards runs at Venice, which is courting criticism for also including Roman Polanski’s new film in competition

Andrew Pulver

25, Jul, 2019 @1:11 PM

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Lux Æterna review – self-parodic silliness from Gaspar Noé
Noé’s mockumentary about a movie shoot going horribly wrong goes … horribly wrong

Peter Bradshaw

20, May, 2019 @4:40 PM

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Tarantino's Once Upon a Time in Hollywood to have world premiere at Cannes
Director ‘has not left the editing room in months’ to complete much-anticipated film in time for festival unveiling

Andrew Pulver

02, May, 2019 @11:46 AM

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Kicking and screaming: how dance became cinema's biggest boogieman
Suspiria leads a crop of new films that track a dance troupe along a path of mounting horror. It’s no surprise – dance has age-old links to dread, delusion and death

Sanjoy Roy

22, Nov, 2018 @7:00 AM

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Climax review – bad trip at the danse macabre
A troupe of young dancers is sucked into an LSD-induced hell in Gaspar Noé’s latest grand guignol vision

Mark Kermode, Observer film critic

23, Sep, 2018 @7:00 AM

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Heroes, villains and rebels: the biggest films of autumn 2018
There are heists aplenty, scores to settle, Lady Gaga becomes a star, farewells to Sam Shepard and Harry Dean Stanton, and democracy meets its Peterloo

Peter Bradshaw

27, Aug, 2018 @5:00 AM

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Gaspar Noé: 'Six people walked out of Climax? No! I usually have 25%'
The director’s violent, sexually charged films repel as many viewers as they entrance – but at Cannes, almost everyone loved his latest, LSD-soaked dance drama Climax. So where did he go wrong?

Xan Brooks

22, May, 2018 @5:00 AM

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Climax review – Gaspar Noé's satanic dance-troupe freak-out of sex and despair
The new film from the Irrevérsible director is a woozy, day-glo horror story of a dance troupe who drink alcohol spiked with LSD

Peter Bradshaw

13, May, 2018 @10:22 AM

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Evolution director Lucile Hadžihalilović: ‘The starfish was the one worry’
The enigmatic French film-maker is one of cinema’s few authentic visionaries. Her unsettling new film about maternity, boys and echinoderms makes it clear why hers has not been the easiest career to pursue

Jonathan Romney

28, Apr, 2016 @2:54 PM

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French film classification system to be overhauled after rightwing attacks
Culture minister Audrey Azoulay plans to make it less easy for censorship campaigners to appeal, following high-profile interventions by pressure groups

Henry Barnes and agencies

01, Mar, 2016 @1:08 PM

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Sacha Baron Cohen has trashed Grimsby – but these places had it far worse
From the inescapable horrors of the Australian outback to dodgy Chinatowns the world over, here are the films the local tourist board would never want you to see

Phil Hoad

23, Feb, 2016 @12:25 PM

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