Elvis Presley

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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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Country-soul star Yola: ‘I have a mission. I’m extremely bloody-minded about it’
The Grammy-nominated UK singer on her journey from guesting on dance bangers to starring in Baz Lurhmanm’s Elvis, and her long battle for recognition in the white, male-dominated Americana scene

Kate Hutchinson

23, Jun, 2022 @7:00 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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Elvis Presley as Willy Wonka? The films the King of Rock’n’Roll almost made
West Side Story, Midnight Cowboy and The Godfather would all have been very different if Elvis had got his way – or if his manager Col Tom Parker hadn’t turned down so many roles on his behalf

Matthew Turner

20, Jun, 2022 @2:12 PM

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What links Elvis to LA Galaxy, via Mr Oizo?
With Baz Luhrmann’s Presley biopic in cinemas this week, dive down the rabbit hole with a one-hit wonder turned film-maker and a pair of Shues

Larry Ryan

18, Jun, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Pink suits and manbags: Elvis rips up stereotypes in Baz Luhrmann biopic
Upcoming film explores how Memphis upbringing shaped king of rock’n’roll’s music and style

Jess Cartner-Morley

03, Jun, 2022 @9:24 AM

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Looking back on Elvis and his daughter, Lisa Marie, 1993
The guns, drugs, Harley-Davidson golf carts – some aspects of the King’s life had been alarming. By Chris Hall

Chris Hall

29, May, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Cannes 2022: 10 movies to watch out for in this year’s festival | Peter Bradshaw
Austin Butler shakes his stuff as Elvis, Cronenberg gets creepy, Claire Denis takes on colonial agony and Hirokazu Kore-eda unwraps his first Korean-language film

Peter Bradshaw

16, May, 2022 @12:41 PM

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Baz Luhrmann, flamboyant director of Moulin Rouge! and Romeo and Juliet, turns focus to Elvis
Australian director’s biopic about the singing legend to be unveiled at Cannes film festival next week

Vanessa Thorpe

15, May, 2022 @8:00 AM

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‘This is my escape’: scenes from the Elvis festival that takes over a small town
Tens of thousands of Elvis fans descend on a regional Australian town each year, tripling its population – and flooding it with tribute artists

Katie Cunningham, photography by Stuart Miller

24, Apr, 2022 @1:20 AM

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Priscilla Presley brings Graceland to Bendigo: ‘Elvis never thought that he would be remembered’
The regional Australian town got all shook up for a major exhibition – with the curation of Elvis’s outfits, belongings and books moving his ex-wife to tears

Kelly Burke

29, Mar, 2022 @4:30 PM

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