Why Blade Runner 2049 feels particularly relevant in 2017

By Anastasia Miari

Denis Villeneuve’s hotly-anticipated sequel arrives a time of heightened cultural anxiety in the West.

Kingsman: The Golden Circle

By Adam Woodward

Matthew Vaughn’s disastrous spy spoofing sequel is the film Brexit Britain (probably) deserves.


LWLies 71: The Call Me by Your Name issue

By Little White Lies

Our latest print edition is a love letter to Luca Guadagnino’s scintillating summertime romance.

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By David Jenkins

Emily Beecham puts in a star-making turn in this soulful debut feature from Peter Mackie Burns.


In the Last Days of the City

By Isobel Raphael

This moving, lightly experimental portrait of Cairo melds documentary immediacy with a fictional depth of drama.


In Between

By Caitlin Quinlan

This warm and engaging film celebrates the friendship of three young Palestinian women.

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On Body and Soul

By David Jenkins

Two abattoir workers experience a strange connection in this intriguing drama from Hungary’s Ildikó Enyedi.

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Strong Island

By Christina Newland

Filmmaker Yance Ford provides an impassioned and highly personal critique of the US judicial system in this vital doc.

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Borg Vs McEnroe

By David Jenkins

It’s Ice Man versus Super Brat in this inoffensively bland chronicle of an epic sporting rivalry.


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