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.
As director and star, Ben Stiller sleepwalks through this drab, inconsequential comedy sequel.
People jumping off things. And repeat. The remake that absolutely no-one wanted has finally arrived.
Feuding brothers come to the fore in this fleecy Icelandic comedy-drama form director Grímur Hákonarson.
The iconic American singer-songwriter gets a fitting tribute from doc heavyweights Amy Berg and Alex Gibney.
Bryan Cranston charms his way through this breezy biopic centred around the Hollywood Blacklist scandal.
Jack Black comes up trumps in this entertaining adaptation of RL Stine’s cherished children’s horror series.
Director Grant Gee’s cinematic love letter to Istanbul doubles as a profoundly moving study of memory.
By Matt Thrift
Robert De Niro hits an all-time low alongside Zac Efron in this insufferable road trip comedy.
A legend of British cinema teams with Italy’s master of screen sensuality to tell a sparkling tale of nostalgia and sorrow.
The necessary evil of shooting bad guys is the subject of this heinous new offering from Michael Bay.
Tom McCarthy delivers an old-school journalistic thriller with the help of a sensational all-star cast.
British writer/director Ben Hopkins returns with an enjoyably offbeat film industry satire.
By Violet Lucca
Hou Hsiao-Hsien’s elegant martial arts tale is one the most beautiful films you’ll see all year.
Director David Gordon Green over-seasons this cynical political satire starring Sandra Bullock.
The director of Anchorman 2 dials back the screwball in this frisky tale of the sub-prime mortgage meltdown of 2007.