Pedro Almodóvar

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Strange Way of Life review – Almodóvar’s stylish but slight cowboy love story
Pedro Pascal and Ethan Hawke do their best with meagre material in this underpowered short from the Spanish director

Wendy Ide

24, Sep, 2023 @10:00 AM

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Napoleon, Scorsese and Wonka at the pictures: the best films to see in autumn 2023
The season’s star turns include Ridley Scott’s portrait of the great French warrior, a true-crime western from an American great and Timothée Chalamet in a chocolatier origin story

Peter Bradshaw

22, Aug, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Short story collection by Pedro Almodóvar to be published next year
An English translation of 12 stories, which the Spanish film director calls his ‘fragmentary autobiography’, will come out next September

Ella Creamer

31, Jul, 2023 @3:29 PM

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Cannes 2023 week one roundup – from Depp to Godard, the chaotic circus rolls on
Enraging, bracing and sublime, the 76th edition of the French film festival kicks off with a controversial visit from Johnny Depp and gallops through films from Pedro Almodóvar, Catherine Corsini, Steve McQueen and more

Xan Brooks

20, May, 2023 @12:00 PM

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Strange Way of Life review – Pedro Pascal and Ethan Hawke sizzle in Almodóvar’s queer cowboy yarn
The director gets back in the saddle at Cannes with this dusty lusty tale of long-lost lovers bound by a bloody fate

Peter Bradshaw

17, May, 2023 @4:04 PM

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I’ve rented DVDs from Netflix for half my life – streaming is a poor substitute | Zach Schonfeld
The slow extinction of physical media is bad news for movie fans. We’re told that “everything’s streaming now”, but it’s simply not true, says journalist Zach Schonfeld

Zach Schonfeld

27, Apr, 2023 @2:19 PM

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Alcarràs director Carla Simón: ‘I have feelings for Spanish culture and Catalan culture’
Inspired by her own rural upbringing after her parents both died, the Barcelona‑born film‑maker’s latest movie won the top prize in Berlin for its vivid portrayal of Catalonia’s peach farmers

Jonathan Romney

08, Jan, 2023 @1:00 PM

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Best films of 2022 in the UK: No 3 – Parallel Mothers
Pedro Almodóvar teams up with Penélope Cruz again for his most political film yet, weaving Spanish history and modern motherhood in a cocktail of comedy, thriller and melodrama

Steve Rose

21, Dec, 2022 @6:00 AM

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If you watch only one film … the greatest movies by the greatest directors
Some directors come with such huge back catalogues that it can be hard to know where to start. Enter our film critics, who suggest the best routes in to the works of some of our most prolific film-makers

Peter Bradshaw, Simran Hans, Catherine Bray and Danny Leigh

09, Jul, 2022 @11:00 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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Penelope Cruz’s 20 best films – ranked!
On her 48th birthday, we look through the work of the charismatic Spanish film star, who was Oscar nominated this year for Parallel Mothers

Peter Bradshaw

28, Apr, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Streaming: the best films set on aeroplanes
Films set in the skies have always exploited the tensions of a tight space. The latest, Zero Fucks Given, is the sharpest portrait yet of cabin crew life

Guy Lodge

02, Apr, 2022 @7:00 AM

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