Little White Lies was established in 2005 as a bi-monthly print magazine committed to championing great movies and the talented people who make them. Combining cutting-edge design, illustration and journalism, LWLies has been described as being “at the vanguard of the independent publishing movement.” Our reviews feature unique tripartite ranking system that captures the different aspects of the movie-going experience. We believe in Truth & Movies.


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Youth video review

By Little White Lies

Does Youth spring eternal? Watch vlogger Clarisse Loughrey give her verdict on Paolo Sorrentino’s bittersweet study of ageing.

‘People’s lives were taken away from them’: The reality of life on the Blacklist

By Tom Bond

Actress and director Lee Grant reflects on living through the darkest period in Hollywood’s history.

Bryan Cranston: ‘We have a warped sense of politics in America’

By Adam Woodward

The Trumbo star cuts loose about why the case of the Hollywood Ten should be viewed as a cautionary tale.

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Zoolander 2

By David Jenkins

As director and star, Ben Stiller sleepwalks through this drab, inconsequential comedy sequel.


Point Break

By Luke Channell

People jumping off things. And repeat. The remake that absolutely no-one wanted has finally arrived.



By David Jenkins

Feuding brothers come to the fore in this fleecy Icelandic comedy-drama form director Grímur Hákonarson.


Janis: Little Girl Blue

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

The iconic American singer-songwriter gets a fitting tribute from doc heavyweights Amy Berg and Alex Gibney.

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By Emma Simmonds

Bryan Cranston charms his way through this breezy biopic centred around the Hollywood Blacklist scandal.



By Clarisse Loughrey

Jack Black comes up trumps in this entertaining adaptation of RL Stine’s cherished children’s horror series.


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