Leos Carax

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Annette review – Leos Carax’s bonkers but beautiful musical fantasy
Adam Driver and Marion Cotillard are all but upstaged by their puppet child in this tragicomic pop opera

Mark Kermode

05, Sep, 2021 @7:00 AM

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West Side Story, a Sopranos prequel and Bond: the best films to see in autumn 2021
Spielberg revamps Bernstein, young Tony is lured by the mob, Phyllida Lloyd tackles spousal abuse, Top Gun returns – and Daniel Craig calls time on 007 with bangs galore

Peter Bradshaw

24, Aug, 2021 @7:00 AM

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The Sparks Brothers review – Edgar Wright’s giddy tribute to the Gilbert and George of pop
The fanboy director’s exhaustive doc follows Ron and Russell Mael over their 50-year career as pop’s great arch humorists

Peter Bradshaw

29, Jul, 2021 @6:00 AM

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‘We have a hostility to being boring’: Sparks, still flying in their 70s
Their Adam Driver musical sent Cannes into raptures and Edgar Wright has made an all-star documentary about them. The Mael brothers explain why they’ll always be hopelessly in love with pop

Daniel Dylan Wray

16, Jul, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Annette review – Adam Driver magnificent in wild Sparks musical
Driver and Marion Cotillard brim with nervous energy in this bizarre musical collaboration between Leos Carax and the Sparks brothers, which kicks off this year’s film festival

Peter Bradshaw

06, Jul, 2021 @7:45 PM

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Cannes makes up for lost time with a thrilling auteur-packed lineup | Peter Bradshaw
After a year off, Leos Carax should have punters at each others’ throats – and Wes Anderson will boost the blood sugar

Peter Bradshaw

03, Jun, 2021 @2:09 PM

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Sparks musical with Adam Driver and Marion Cotillard to open Cannes film festival
Written by Ron and Russell Mael and set in Los Angeles, Annette is the first English-language film by Holy Motors director Leos Carax

Andrew Pulver

19, Apr, 2021 @11:20 AM

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War epics, airmen and young Sopranos: essential films for 2020
Daniel Craig bows out as Bond, the original Ghostbusters make a slimy return and Dickens gets a razor-sharp reboot – our preview of movie highlights this year

Peter Bradshaw

01, Jan, 2020 @9:00 AM

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The most exciting movies of 2020 – musicals
Spielberg retells West Side Story, Lin-Manuel Miranda’s pre-Hamilton hit finally arrives, while Everyone’s Talking About Jamie transfers from the West End

Guardian film

31, Dec, 2019 @10:57 AM

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Eyes Without a Face star Édith Scob dies aged 81
French actor was famed for role as the masked protagonist in the cult classic before resurgence in films such as Holy Motors

Andrew Pulver

26, Jun, 2019 @4:32 PM

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DVDs and downloads: Fury, Serena, Effie Gray, Blackwood, Life Itself, Virunga and more
With David Ayer’s Fury and a profile of film critic Roger Ebert, the best of this week’s DVDs could have been Oscar contenders

Guy Lodge

22, Feb, 2015 @8:00 AM

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The Braddies: Peter Bradshaw nominates his favourite films of 2012

At the end of a bumper year for film-making, Guardian film critic Peter Bradshaw unveils the contenders for his very own – imaginary – film awards

Peter Bradshaw

13, Dec, 2012 @3:00 PM

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