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.
Did we really need David Lean’s turgid, three hour epic back on our cinema screens?
Todd Haynes’ period romance starring Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara is a beaming masterpiece.
A Cold War spy thriller from Steven Spielberg that’s as sleek, robust and alluring as a vintage Rolls Royce.
By Vadim Rizov
Despite Johnny Depp’s best efforts, this by the numbers gangster biopic doesn’t do its story justice.
This prehistoric psychedelic western is Pixar’s strangest and most spectacular work to date.
This lop-sided couture western staggers on long past what shoud've been a short, sharp run time.
Ukrainian artist Feder Alexandrovich serves as a key witness to the untold story of the Chernobyl disaster.
A peek inside a Milanese sculpture workshop makes for unexpectedly compelling viewing.
This portrait of an icon passes the time without revealing much about its subject.
Two German men confront the sins of their fathers in this exceptional documentary.
By Jordan Cronk
Gaspar Noé returns with his most controversial and compassionate movie yet.
Barney Douglas' cricketing doc shows how team sports can help quash antiquated and harmful traditions.
Troops in Afghanistan have trouble knowing the enemy in this impressive doc.
An expert yarn-spinner tells of his time on death row and the troubles of petitioning for his release.
This euphoric night-before-Christmas revenge caper is one of the year’s most purely enjoyable films.