Tony Scott

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I've never seen … Top Gun
Jock aversion stopped one writer from catching the Tom Cruise film that launched a thousand action sequences. But how is a film so influential so unimaginative?

Ryan Gilbey

16, Apr, 2020 @8:35 AM

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Lethal weapons: Shane Black's pulp fiction is still the best action around
The screenwriter turned director, who dominated the action genre in the 90s, is back with The Nice Guys, which proves he’s still the hard-boiled king

John Patterson

23, May, 2016 @12:00 PM

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Susan Sarandon: 'I want to direct female-friendly porn in my 80s'
The Oscar winner has said she feels the adult film industry could benefit from her female gaze, and spoken of fruitful collaborations with male directors on erotic scenes

Nigel M Smith

17, May, 2016 @6:21 PM

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True Romance review – still in love with a classic crime romp
The rereleased Quentin Tarantino-scripted romp remains as fresh as ever

Mark Kermode, Observer film critic

22, Nov, 2015 @8:00 AM

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True Romance – Tarantino's early classic rattles on like a pink Cadillac
Funkily off-topic conversations, Mexican stand-offs and other Tarantino tropes are all here in the violent thriller he scripted and Tony Scott directed in 1993

Peter Bradshaw

19, Nov, 2015 @9:15 PM

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True Romance: fashion’s latest film inspiration
Christian Slater’s Hawaiian shirt and slouchy jeans. Patricia Arquette’s leopard faux-fur coat and Bardot top. The combination? A getaway look so cool it hurts

Lauren Cochrane

17, Nov, 2015 @6:37 PM

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True Romance: the perfect showcase for Tony Scott’s exuberant style
A rerelease of the late director’s collaboration with Quentin Tarantino offers a timely reminder of Scott’s brash brand of genius

John Patterson

17, Nov, 2015 @9:00 AM

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Exodus: Gods and Kings review – holy Moses, wholly acceptable for the devout
Ridley Scott’s 3D Moses biopic is very long, very camp and very grim. But one thing it isn’t is offensive – unless you mean the panpipes

Catherine Shoard

29, Nov, 2014 @3:11 PM

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Why I'd like to be … Patricia Arquette in True Romance
In the final part of our series in which Guardian writers nominate their cinematic heroes, Ellie Violet Bramley raises a Snapple to Alabama Whitman, the lovely badass who rises above the violence of Tony Scott’s True Romance

Ellie Violet Bramley

15, Aug, 2014 @2:36 PM

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Top Gun sequel will see Tom Cruise competing with military drones

Cruise will return as Pete 'Maverick' Mitchell, now an old-school pilot fighting to prove humans are not obsolete in age of machines

Ben Child

02, Apr, 2014 @12:56 PM

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Tom Cruise: Top Gun sequel on cards

Star of 1986 aerial warfare yarn keen to complete project despite death of original director Tony Scott

Andrew Pulver

31, Mar, 2014 @7:19 AM

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Why I love … the 'Captain, I cannot concur' scene in Crimson Tide

Denzel Washington and Gene Hackman show us how it should be done, as a gung-ho nuclear sub captain meets his match, writes Emily Wilson

Emily Wilson

22, Oct, 2013 @12:06 PM

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