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Elvis

  1. irony
    Baz Luhrmann Is Too Tired to Release the 4-Hour Cut of ElvisMaybe in a year or two.
  2. season of excess
    I Already Miss the Maximalist MovieThe movies are about to settle down, straighten out, and prepare for the seriousness of fall. But do they have to?
  3. fatsuit follies
    How Not to Make a VillainTom Hanks has never gone bad the way he does in Elvis. He’s also never delivered such a broad, silly performance.
  4. close reads
    Baz Luhrmann’s Tortured ArtistsElvis makes a point about exploited artists that Luhrmann first approached in Moulin Rouge!
  5. switched on pop
    Doja Cat’s ‘Vegas’ Is a ‘Hound Dog’ History LessonHer single borrows from Big Mama Thornton, Elvis, and others who have recorded the classic.
  6. so lonesome i could cry
    To Capture the Spirit of Elvis, One Must Bully Austin ButlerLurhmann enlisted hecklers for Butler’s first recording session as the King.
  7. rip
    Shonka Dukureh, Actress Who Made Big-Screen Debut in Elvis, Dead at 44She played Big Mama Thornton in the new Baz Luhrmann film.
  8. invasion of the role snatchers
    Austin Butler and Miles Teller Were Up for Each Other’s Blockbuster RolesBut was either of them competing with Julia Garner to play Madonna?
  9. accents
    What Does Tom Hanks’s Elvis Voice Sound Like?It’s like Mike Myers’s Goldmember on a take when Jay Roach told him, “Just let loose on this one.”
  10. the baz of it all
    Counting the Baz-isms in Baz Luhrmann’s ElvisBaz Luhrmann can do many things, but he cannot do less — especially not in Elvis.
  11. if i can stream
    The New Elvis Channel Will Have Fans All Shook UpSadly, Lilo & Stitch isn’t part of the free Presley programming.
  12. heartbreak hotel
    What to Watch While Coming Down From ElvisMovies, documentaries, and TV shows to watch after Baz Luhrmann’s megamusical about the King.
  13. shake rattle and roll
    Onscreen Elvises, RankedIt’s hard not to get lost inside an impression when playing the King.
  14. i spy
    Baz Luhrmann Had 20 Minutes to Memorize Elvis Presley’s BedroomHe’s a visual Luhrner.
  15. movie review
    Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis Might Be a Hazard to Your CorneasElvis is bloated, hectic, ridiculous, and utterly shameless in presenting Presley as a talent too beautiful for this earth. I liked it.
  16. profile
    In Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis, Yola Becomes Her Own HeroWhat would rock and roll — or all of music — be without its architect Sister Rosetta Tharpe? For starters, no Yola.
  17. primers
    Rock and Roll Starts With Sister Rosetta TharpeA new Elvis biopic attempts to show her legacy. Here’s just a fraction of it.
  18. method acting
    Is This Just How Austin Butler Is Going to Sound Now?The star of Baz Luhrmann’s biopic said he “can’t help” that he’s still talking like Elvis.
  19. cannes 2022
    Which Cannes Films Could Make a Splash With Oscar?Consensus hasn’t settled on the standout film, but this year’s Cannes still boasted a number of possible contenders.
  20. suspicious minds
    Want an Elvis-Themed Wedding in Las Vegas? It’s Now or NeverWe can’t go on together with suspicious IP.
  21. summer preview
    What Will Be the Biggest Movie of the Summer?Vulture bets on five films that will break through the hottest months of 2022, in whatever ways they can.
  22. cannes 2022
    In Elvis, There’s No Business Like Baz-nessWhy have only one montage when you can edit another montage inside that montage?
  23. no thank you
    Riley Keough Says She Didn’t Want to Star in Baz Luhrmann’s ElvisYou know, the biopic about her grandpa.
  24. show-stopping spectacular
    Lady Gaga and Doja Cat Ham It Up for Summer BlockbustersChoose your fighter: Gaga’s Top Gun power ballad or Doja’s Elvis flip.
  25. keep that pelvis far from me
    Elvis Trailer: Tom Hanks Got COVID-19 for This?Entering the building (your local movie theater) on June 24.
  26. first looks
    Here’s the First Footage of Austin Butler in Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis BiopicThe film is currently set to release on June 24, 2022.
  27. biopics
    Austin Butler’s Gyrating Pelvis Will Star in Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis BiopicMaybe next time, Miles Teller!
  28. tv review
    What Else Is Left to Say About Elvis?A new HBO documentary crafts a meticulous, but conventional account of the singer’s life.