Susan Sarandon

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Liz Phair’s teenage obsessions: ‘I wanted to be a 6,000-year-old vampire with style’
The singer-songwriter on watching The Hunger 60 times, how EE Cummings inspired her lyrics and discovering magic mushrooms at a Grateful Dead show

As told to Dave Simpson

03, Jun, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Thelma & Louise at 30: a groundbreaking road movie that still strikes a nerve
Susan Sarandon and Geena Davis star as female outlaws trapped in a patriarchal world in a film that remains a biting outlier

Rebecca Nicholson

24, May, 2021 @6:10 AM

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From Aldous Huxley to the Beatles: how LSD has inspired art
As scientist David Nutt campaigns for drug rules to change, we look at artists who said yes to psychedelic culture

Nicola Davis

02, Apr, 2020 @2:00 PM

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Blackbird review – Sarandon and Winslet's lifeless death drama
A terminally ill matriarch gathers her family together before she ends her life in a starry, but flat, drama that lacks insight and compelling conflict

Benjamin Lee in Toronto

07, Sep, 2019 @6:58 PM

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Happy Talk review – Susan Sarandon can't save Jesse Eisenberg's trite play
A reliably accomplished performance from the Oscar winner isn’t enough to add weight to an uneven tale with a thudding twist

Benjamin Lee

17, May, 2019 @1:00 AM

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The Death and Life of John F. Donovan review – Xavier Dolan's wild misfire
The Canadian writer-director’s star-packed English language debut, telling the story of a closeted actor and his friendship with a young boy, is a dubious mess

Benjamin Lee

11, Sep, 2018 @2:33 PM

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Protest all you like, Susan Sarandon. In effect you work for Trump
It’s time the Thelma and Louise star faced the fact that she’s a MAGA asset who works for the US president

Marina Hyde

05, Jul, 2018 @4:43 PM

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Susan Sarandon arrested at anti-Trump protest
The actor was among hundreds of women charged in Washington at a rally against the US president’s immigration policy

Catherine Shoard

29, Jun, 2018 @10:27 AM

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It’s easy to sneer at Hollywood doing politics but the Golden Globes nailed it | Abi Wilkinson
Instead of simply speaking out themselves, Hollywood celebrities raised the profiles of real-life activists, writes freelance journalist Abi Wilkinson

Abi Wilkinson

08, Jan, 2018 @11:52 AM

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The week in TV: Feud: Bette and Joan; Shamed; The League of Gentlemen and more
Feud brilliantly revives the famed enmity between Joan Crawford and Bette Davis, Shamed pokes at fresher wounds, and it’s farewell Royston Vasey

Euan Ferguson

24, Dec, 2017 @7:00 AM

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Susan Sarandon is wrong about Hillary Clinton | Letters
Letters: James P Rubin, former assistant secretary of state for public affairs under President Bill Clinton, says it is Donald Trump who is making war more likely

Letters

28, Nov, 2017 @7:09 PM

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Susan Sarandon: ‘I thought Hillary was very dangerous. If she'd won, we'd be at war’
Once the bete noire of the right, now the actor finds herself even more hated by the left for refusing to support Hillary Clinton against Donald Trump. She talks about Hollywood sexism, female empowerment and playing Bette Davis

Emma Brockes

26, Nov, 2017 @1:00 PM

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