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All shook up: how accurate is Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis biopic?
The director faced a colossal task in condensing the King’s two-decade-plus career into a single feature. So how did he fare?

Mark Duffett

27, Jun, 2022 @9:16 AM

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Elvis review – blistering, turbocharged chronicle of the King
With electrifying performances from Austin Butler as Elvis and Tom Hanks as Colonel Parker, Baz Luhrmann’s whirlwind biopic is cinematic dynamite

Mark Kermode, Observer film critic

26, Jun, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Tom Hanks: the all-American good guy who stopped playing it safe
After graduating from America’s best pal to America’s dad, the actor has been taking more risks in his later career, including a transformative role in Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis

Charles Bramesco

25, Jun, 2022 @6:14 AM

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Elvis review – Baz Luhrmann’s squeaky-clean King is shaking no one up
Incurious yet frantic, Luhrmann’s spangly epic is off-key – and Austin Butler flounders in those blue suede shoes

Peter Bradshaw

22, Jun, 2022 @8:56 AM

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Tom Hanks says he couldn’t play gay role today ‘and rightly so’
The actor has said that neither Philadelphia nor Forrest Gump, for which he won Oscars in the 90s, would be made in a ‘modern realm of authenticity’

Catherine Shoard

16, Jun, 2022 @12:01 PM

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Cannes 2022 week two roundup: a bloated Elvis and a brush with greatness
Baz Luhrmann’s Presley biopic was an extravagant bust, but Ruben Östland and Kelly Reichardt offered satirical entertainment and quiet wonder

Xan Brooks

28, May, 2022 @11:00 AM

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A League of Their Own review – feelgood baseball drama still knocks it out the park
Sprinkled with Tom Hanks stardust, and Geena Davis leading the line, this heartwarming tale of a women’s wartime baseball league stands the test of time

Peter Bradshaw

09, Mar, 2022 @4:00 PM

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Playing to win: are Mattel movies about to take over Hollywood?
The toy company has recruited Lena Dunham, Greta Gerwig and Tom Hanks to help usher in a new slate of films based on kids’ favourites

Stuart Heritage

01, Feb, 2022 @7:06 AM

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Saturday Night Live: Tom Hanks helps out Paul Rudd in Omicron episode
Wave of Covid infections in New York results in stripped-back, audience-free episode with help from celebrity guests

Zach Vasquez

19, Dec, 2021 @1:49 PM

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Streaming: the best films about artificial intelligence and robots
A century of sci-fi films that chart our changing attitudes to AI – from Fritz Lang to Finch

Guy Lodge

06, Nov, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Finch review – Tom Hanks takes his dog and robot out on the road
An adorable trio pootle around a post-apocalyptic world in this sentimental sci-fi that curiously lacks any sense of danger

Peter Bradshaw

03, Nov, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Tom Hanks hails Edinburgh bookseller ‘hero’ for his dedication to typewriters
Hollywood actor thanks Scotland’s only typewriter mechanic for ‘keeping the machines alive’ in ‘gorgeous letter’

Jane Clinton

26, Oct, 2021 @6:51 PM

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