Features

Hey Hollywood, it’s time to stop stereotyping Arabs

By Nasri Atallah

The trailer for Beirut, starring Jon Hamm, contains all the usual anachronisms and inaccuracies.

Derry Girls gives us the Irish joy and comedy we deserve

By Anna Cafolla

Lisa McGee’s candid sitcom is a welcome antidote to the usual portrayals of Northern Ireland.

John Boorman on Kubrick, Connery and the lost Lord of The Rings script

By Matt Thrift

The legendary British director of Deliverance, Excalibur and Zardoz looks back over his extraordinary career.

Beyond Infinity: Lee Unkrich on the past, present and future of Pixar

By Hannah Woodhead

The co-director of Toy Story 2 and 3, Finding Nemo and Coco reflects on his two decades at the animation studio.

How When We Were Kings enshrined Muhammad Ali’s legacy

By Justine Smith

Leon Gast’s award-winning 1996 film portrays the heavyweight champ as an artist, philosopher and poet.

Anime Beyond Akira: The construction and destruction of cyberpunk Tokyo

By Giacomo Lee

Patlabor 2 and other classic-era sci-fi show the past, present and future of Japan’s capital.

Meryl Streep: It’s time for women in Hollywood to seize their moment

By Sarah Bradbury

The actor issued a rallying cry at a press conference for The Post.

What the Empire Records soundtrack taught me about life

By Emily Bray

To the kids with the “coolest jobs on earth”, being yourself is all that really matters.

Remembering Cloverfield’s bizarre, groundbreaking viral marketing campaign

By Nathan Smith

Ten years ago, Matt Reeves’ secret monster movie ushered in a new era of fan-driven movie publicity.

Was Ingmar Bergman a spy?

By Gerard Corvin

There’s a fascinating backstory to the Swedish master’s little-seen 1950 thriller This Can’t Happen Here.

LWLies 73: The Shape of Water

By Little White Lies

Dive into our latest print edition and explore the magical world of director Guillermo del Toro.

The importance of typography in Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

By Jake Cunningham

It’s not just the words themselves that make Mildred Hayes’ message so impactful, but how they’re written.

Masters of War: Martin McDonagh on Frances McDormand

By Adam Woodward

The British writer/director extols the many virtues of the star of his new film, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.

Why King Creole is Elvis Presley’s best movie

By Justine Smith

This hit musical, released 60 years ago, remains the pinnacle of the American singer’s film career.

Seth Rogen on how James Franco became Tommy Wiseau

By Simon Bland

The actor reveals how his long-time friend and co-star stayed in character throughout the making of The Disaster Artist.

The low, lurid pleasures of Dario Argento’s The Cat O’ Nine Tails

By Anton Bitel

The Italian director’s 1971 giallo shows a visionary film artist still finding his feet.

Why I love Nicolas Cage’s performance in Bringing Out the Dead

By Josh Slater-Williams

The actor is at his intense and emotional best in Martin Scorsese’s underrated late ’90s thriller.

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