Gaspar Noé

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The best films of 2022 so far
Tilda Swinton aces Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s dreamy fable, director Clio Barnard’s forbidden affair and Catherine Clinch in The Quiet Girl rank in the pick of this year’s films

Guardian film

09, Jun, 2022 @6:03 AM

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Enjoy your trip: books, music, films and more for an out-of-body experience
From Gaspar Noé’s death-dream to Elgar’s emotionally charged choral composition, our critics recommend culture to take you into another dimension

Miriam Gillinson, Sam Jordison, Jessica Kiang, Hugh Morris and Jason Okundaye

30, May, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Vortex review – Gaspar Noé’s punishing portrait of dementia
The director abandons his showy style in this brutally matter-of-fact tale of a couple at the end of their lives in a Paris apartment

Wendy Ide

15, May, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Vortex review – Gaspar Noé’s stunning split-screen descent into dementia
A retired psychiatrist suffers a stroke, while her film-maker husband potters about their Paris apartment in denial in this brutally insightful film

Peter Bradshaw

12, May, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Dobermann review – Vincent Cassel’s brutal pulp thriller still bites
This 1997 policier, directed by Jan Kounen, pulses with violent energy, although its pop-video aesthetic looks dated

Peter Bradshaw

11, May, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Gaspar Noé on dementia, death and directing Dario Argento
The enfant terrible of French cinema has teamed up with horror great Dario Argento for a surprisingly compassionate film about mortality. The pair discuss directing a director, and ‘impressively uptight’ British viewers

Phil Hoad

09, May, 2022 @11:00 AM

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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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