Shortform cinema to thrill and inspire, as chosen by LWLies and Staffordshire University.
By Anton Bitel
Black Christmas contains one of the earliest examples of the ‘final girl’ trope in horror cinema.
Todd Haynes’ 1995 film stars Julianne Moore as a woman who becomes “allergic to the 20th century”.
By Colin Biggs
Three films into the DCEU, the time to introduce a darker Man of Steel may have already passed.
The larger-than-life catchphrase machine epitomised the hyper-masculinity of ’80s action cinema.
By Ella Donald
The Netflix adaptation is characterised by the competing visions of writer Sarah Polley and director Mary Harron.
Our latest print issue offers a sweary salute to Martin McDonagh’s sensational latest.
Our latest creative brief is inspired by the Almeida Theatre’s upcoming play.
Two decades on, Paul Verhoeven’s ambiguous militaristic sci-fi is in need of a reappraisal.
Filmmakers like Sean Baker are using every corner of the frame to shine a light on marginalised people.
By Jake Hall
The success of recent crowd-funded projects such as Roommate points to a growing awareness of LGBTQ+ issues.
‘A Dance With Fred Astaire’ sees the critic, filmmaker and social gadfly open up his personal archives.
Are the made-to-stream dominoes starting to fall?
Satoshi Kon’s cult anime contains a vital message for modern audiences.
Turns out they’re not too old for this sh*t after all...
With a pinch of Hammer Horror and a dollop of ’80s gore, this meta horror is the boldest in the series.
After an unpredictable summer movie season, original stories are suddenly back in demand.
By Thomas Hobbs
This Aussie indie horror from 2008 is the perfect supernatural chiller to watch this Halloween.