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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Todd Haynes: The Amorous Imagination

By David Jenkins

From Brief Encounter to his upcoming Peggy Lee biopic, the Carol director muses on a variety of subjects.

Gaspar Noé

By Adam Woodward

The Buenos Aires-born, Paris-based provocateur sounds off on all things Love.

Rooney Mara: The Look of Silence

By Adam Woodward

The Carol star tells us how she has managed to pack so much into her short career.

Saoirse Ronan

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

The Brooklyn star on stepping back into 1950s New York and how Colm Tóibín’s source novel affected her.

Guillermo del Toro

By David Jenkins

The great Guillermo del Toro talks about his magnificent Gothic ghost story.

Carey Mulligan

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

The British actress describes the brutal realities of the Suffragette movement.

Andrew Haigh

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

The director of Weekend and 45 Years talks to LWLies about how he creates authentic, lived-in characters.

Greta Gerwig

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

The writer and star of Mistress America opens up about how she learned to love her flaws.

Ryan Gosling

By Adam Woodward

The Lost River director reflects on his childhood and ponders the myth of the American Dream.

Brad Bird

By David Ehrlich

The director on Tomorrowland, his favourite filmmakers and the current state of hand-drawn animation.

Xavier Dolan

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

The mercurial Mommy writer/director talks candidly about love, life and superheroes.

Kim Longinotto

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

The acclaimed British documentarian on Dreamcatcher and why we all need to start standing up to child abuse.

Wes Anderson

By David Jenkins

The inimitable writer/director throws open the doors to The Grand Budapest Hotel.

Bennett Miller & Steve Carell

By Adam Woodward

The writer/director and star of Foxcatcher chat comedy inspiration and facial prosthetics.

Mike Leigh

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

LWLies sits for the British cinema icon who doesn’t mince his words to talk Mr Turner.

David Fincher

By David Jenkins

The director reveals how he approached adapting Gillian Flynn’s psychological best-seller, ‘Gone Girl’.

The Dardenne brothers

By David Jenkins

LWLies meets the Belgian twosome to talk Two Days, One Night, and why their films don't have any sex scenes.

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