Paul Thomas Anderson

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Philip Baker Hall obituary
Actor who brought gravitas, daftness and darkness to character roles after being ‘discovered’ in his 60s

Chris Wiegand

14, Jun, 2022 @11:33 AM

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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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Mark Wahlberg’s 20 best films – ranked!
From Transformers to Daddy’s Home, Marky Mark’s made some stinkers, so hopefully the actor will find redemption in Catholic drama Father Stu. And we’ll forgive him everything for Boogie Nights

Stuart Heritage

14, Apr, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Why Licorice Pizza should win the best picture Oscar
Kicking off our annual series ahead of the Academy Awards, the Guardian’s chief film critic cheerleads for Paul Thomas Anderson’s delirious, delectable retro comedy

Peter Bradshaw

14, Mar, 2022 @9:08 AM

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Peter Bradshaw’s Bafta 2022 predictions – who will win and who should win?
Jane Campion, Kenneth Branagh, Benedict Cumberbatch … our critic weighs up who will leave Sunday’s ceremony with a gong

Peter Bradshaw

11, Mar, 2022 @1:32 PM

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Oscars nominations 2022: the full list
From Dune to The Power of the Dog, all the nominations for the 94th Academy Awards, which take place on 27 March

Guardian film

08, Feb, 2022 @2:01 PM

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My award goes to... our film critics reveal their personal Oscars shortlists
Ahead of the official Academy nominations, Observer film critics pick their own favourites

Mark Kermode, Wendy Ide, Simran Hans, Guy Lodge

06, Feb, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Licorice Pizza – Paul Thomas Anderson’s joyously nostalgic coming-of-age tale
Anderson crafts an offbeat love story that manages to be sweet, hilarious, absurd – and wholly believable

Mark Kermode, Observer film critic

02, Jan, 2022 @8:00 AM

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What links Licorice Pizza to The Gong Show?
From San Fernando Valley to Chuck Barris via Haim, we go down the rabbit hole with Paul Thomas Anderson’s coming-of-age tale

Larry Ryan

01, Jan, 2022 @1:00 PM

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The Guide #15: all the films, TV and music to get excited about in 2022
In this week’s newsletter: from Kendrick Lamar’s return to a Game of Thrones spin-off, there’s something coming for everyone

Gwilym Mumford

31, Dec, 2021 @11:45 AM

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‘Being in love is the most difficult challenge of your life’: Paul Thomas Anderson and Alana Haim on making Licorice Pizza
The director’s new film is a freewheeling romance starring two acting newcomers: the musician Alana Haim and Cooper (son of Philip Seymour) Hoffman. Anderson explains why their age gap matters, how they ripped up his rule book – and when he realised pitbulls were the best pets

Catherine Shoard

31, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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The Guide #13: ranking Succession’s power players after that Tuscan finale
In this week’s newsletter: all season long we tracked the runners and riders for the Waystar Royco throne. But who finished on top?

Gwilym Mumford

17, Dec, 2021 @11:49 AM

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