David Bowie: Divine Symmetry review – Hunky Dory box set shows an artist’s ch-ch-ch-ch-changes | David Bowie

David Bowie: Divine Symmetry artwork

We tend to think of 1971’s Hunky Dory as the moment David Bowie finally snapped into focus after years of dead ends and false starts. It opens with a song often seen as his mission […]

Bowie’s handwritten Starman lyrics sell for stellar £200,000 | David Bowie

The lyrics to David Bowie’s Starman

David Bowie’s handwritten lyrics to his 1972 song Starman have sold for more than £200,000 (A$334,958) at auction, five times their estimated sale price. The song featured on his fifth album, The Rise and Fall […]

Brett Morgen on his David Bowie film: ‘Moonage Daydream is maximalist, it’s kaleidoscopic’ | Documentary films

Morgen dancing down the red carpet at the Moonage Daydream premiere at Cannes in May.

The American film-maker Brett Morgen, 53, has made documentaries on the musician Kurt Cobain, the naturalist Jane Goodall and the notorious Hollywood producer Robert Evans (2002’s The Kid Stays in the Picture). His new subject […]

Mattel Releases David Bowie Barbie for Hunky Dory 50th Anniversary

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What’s better than one Barbie doll based off of David Bowie? Mattel have this week unveiled their second doll paying homage to the late great rocker and fashion icon, this time donning a baby blue […]

Floating in a tin Cannes: Bowie doc blasts off at film fest

Floating in a tin Cannes: Bowie doc blasts off at film fest

‘Moonage Daydream’ is ‘a shapeshifting epiphany-slash-freakout’ about Bowie – Copyright AFP/File Martin BUREAU Philippe Grelard, Jurgen Hecker and Eric Randolph A high-octane documentary on David Bowie has delighted fans at the Cannes Film Festival which […]

Moonage Daydream review – glorious, shapeshifting eulogy to David Bowie | Cannes 2022

Let’s Dance … Brett Morgen dances as he arrives at the 75th edition of the Cannes film festival for the screening of Moonage Daydream.

Brett Morgen’s Moonage Daydream is an 140-minute shapeshifting epiphany-slash-freakout leading to the revelation that, yes, we’re lovers of David Bowie and that is that. It’s a glorious celebratory montage of archive material, live performance footage, […]