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Take a first look at Nicolas Winding Refn’s Too Old To Die Young

By Adam Woodward

The Danish writer/director promises to take us on a tour of LA’s dark criminal underbelly.

The rise and fall of the illustrated one-sheet

By Chris Heasman

As demand for more traditional movie artwork increases, we chart the history of hand-drawn posters.

Loro is a fascinating, flawed look at an ageing demagogue

By Jamie Mackay

Paolo Sorrentino’s portrait of Silvio Berlusconi asks us to sympathise with the devil.

How eXistenZ predicted the gaming industry’s dark future

By Anton Bitel

David Cronenberg’s 1999 tech-thriller sees Jude Law and Jennifer Jason Leigh enter a strange VR world.

In defence of Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

By Alex Flood

Is Indy’s fourth outing really as bad as everyone remembers?

In defence of funny women

By Lydia Figes

Female-driven comedies such as The Marvellous Mrs Maisel and Funny Cow are challenging archaic notions about women on screen.

LWLies 75 special issue: Can movies save the world?

By Little White Lies

Our latest print edition features guest contributions from Guillermo del Toro, the Safdie brothers and more.

Margot Robbie to star in Tarantino’s Summer of ’69 film

By Malika Kingston

Robbie will play Sharon Tate in the director’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.

Discover the movie riddles of Angela Schanelec

By David Jenkins

Now is the time to see the challenging and moving work of this little-known German auteur.

When Deep Impact and Armageddon hit Hollywood

By Harry Harris

Though similar, there are marked differences between these twin films – and the fates of their respective directors.

In praise of Mark Ruffalo’s performance in Zodiac

By Hannah Woodhead

As beleaguered detective Dave Toschi, Ruffalo turns in arguably the finest turn of his career to date.

Check out Stanley Kubrick’s candid photos of 1940s New York City

By Adam Woodward

A new book presents some 300 images from the filmmaker’s archives.

Tales of Starlight and Rey: Asian storytelling in Star Wars

By Callum Costello

How iconic Asian filmmakers like Akira Kurosawa continue to inspire the Star Wars saga.

How to write a film score for an intimate character study

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

British composer Jim Williams discusses his work on Raw and Beast.

Is Margaret Thatcher responsible for Star Wars Day?

By Rob Trench

Exploring the unlikely origins and surprising evolution of a worldwide cultural phenomenon.

How Phoebe Waller-Bridge is popularising the female gaze

By Roxanne Sancto

The Fleabag and Killing Eve series creator is putting complex, dangerous, relatable women on screen.

I Feel Pretty is not the answer to Hollywood’s body image problem

By James Luxford

Amy Schumer’s latest comedy vehicle suffers from a confusing and contradictory message.

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