Todd Haynes

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Iced gems: art, books, music and more to keep the home fires burning this winter
From storm-tossed seascapes to skating on the Thames, our cultural critics select wintry wonders for the season’s dark days

Sam Jordison, Rebecca Liu, Keza MacDonald, Skye Sherwin and Jenessa Williams

19, Dec, 2022 @10:00 AM

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‘They didn’t go round the corner for beer’: Lou Reed and John Cale’s Songs for Drella
After years of estrangement, the two Velvet Underground musicians decided to make a record and filmed concert about their mentor Andy Warhol. Director Ed Lachman talks about how he captured the pair in action

Alex Needham

14, Apr, 2022 @1:56 PM

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The 50 best films of 2021 in the US: the full list
Our countdown of the best films released in the US during 2021 reaches No 1 with Jane Campion’s menacing western about two warring brothers

17, Dec, 2021 @12:00 PM

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The Velvet Underground review – avant-garde cool brought back to life
Todd Haynes uses Warhol-style split screen for this ideally pitched documentary about the influential 60s band

Simran Hans

16, Oct, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Todd Haynes: ‘This world is too cosy. Except cosy is almost too cosy a word’
Making a documentary about the Velvet Underground transported the film-maker to a ‘distant planet’ and more radical time. He talks about his envy of musicians, the spirit of Factory-era New York and ‘our lost spirit of revolt’

Xan Brooks

07, Oct, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Cannes 2021 week one roundup: saliva tests and strange visions
It’s not the festival as we know it, but despite Covid restrictions there are wild gems from Leos Carax, Joanna Hogg, Todd Haynes and more

Xan Brooks

10, Jul, 2021 @1:00 PM

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The Velvet Underground review – Todd Haynes doc gets under the art-rockers’ skin
With insights by the band’s former members and friends, this film takes its job seriously – even if it shies away from discordant notes

Peter Bradshaw

07, Jul, 2021 @10:05 PM

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Dark Waters review – Todd Haynes’s thriller fizzes with righteous fury
Mark Ruffalo is the reluctant hero in this sophisticated legal drama

Simran Hans

01, Mar, 2020 @7:00 AM

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Dark Waters review – Todd Haynes plumbs the depths of a poisoning scandal
In this gripping real-life thriller, Mark Ruffalo plays a lawyer who takes on the company that dumped toxic chemicals in West Virginia for decades

Peter Bradshaw

27, Feb, 2020 @9:00 AM

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Todd Haynes: 'People who say Trump is bound to win are letting it happen'
His film Dark Waters is a thriller about a lawyer who took on DuPont over chemical pollution. The director talks about why activism works – and why defeatism is collaboration

Ryan Gilbey

26, Feb, 2020 @1:01 PM

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Oscar-bait no more: why serious-issue dramas are floundering
Worthy movies such as Dark Waters used to be the toast of Hollywood. But is the audience for them drying up?

Steve Rose

24, Feb, 2020 @9:00 AM

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The most exciting movies of 2020 – crime films and thrillers
The Sopranos gets a prequel, Jennifer Lawrence jumps back into action and Jim Broadbent stars as a real-life cabbie who stole a Goya in next year’s buzziest crime capers and thrillers

Guardian Film

26, Dec, 2019 @10:50 AM

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