Why more actors need to take a leaf out of Nicole Kidman’s book

By Amy Bowker

She’s pledged to work with a female director every 18 months in a bid for greater gender equality.

LWLies 70: The Dunkirk issue

By Little White Lies

Life’s a beach as we take a deep dive into Christopher Nolan’s wartime suspense saga.

Sofia Coppola: ‘I’m telling the same story but from the women’s point of view’

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

The writer/director tells us how she toyed with gender politics and screen hunks for her new film, The Beguiled.

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I Am Not Madame Bovary

By Claire Langlais

China’s bureaucracy is exposed to great comedic effect in this sharp satire from director Feng Xiaogang.

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Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar’s Revenge

By Adam Woodward

The fifth instalment in Disney’s swashbuckling franchise is scuppered by a certain Mr Depp.

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It Was Fifty Years Ago Today! The Beatles: Sgt Pepper and Beyond

By Trevor Johnston

A key ingredient is missing from this tribute to the Fab Four’s seminal pop-rock LP: the music.

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Detour

By Josh Slater-Williams

Some major young acting talent is put to waste in Christopher Smith’s garbled and derivative neo-noir.

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The Other Side of Hope

By David Jenkins

Finland’s Aki Kaurismäki responds to the refugee crisis in typically deadpan and affecting fashion.

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Baywatch

By Amy Bowker

Bums, guns and red lycra – Baywatch is back and it’s exactly what you’re expecting.

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