James Gray: ‘I was armed with an 800lb gorilla – the movie star’

By Matt Thrift

The Ad Astra director on how Brad Pitt helped him to make the sprawling sci-fi opus he had inside his head.

Why are there so few female film composers?

By Natasha Jagger

We list six great composers who aren’t one of the small pool of men who seem to get all the big composing gigs in Hollywood.

LWLies 81: The Judy Issue – On Sale Now!

By David Jenkins

Our latest issue pays tribute to an icon of Hollywood, as played by Renée Zellweger in Rupert Goold's beautiful new biopic.

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Ready or Not

By Elena Lazic

An eccentric board game dynasty instigate a deadly game of hide and seek in this fun, gore-splashed horror.

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Rambo: Last Blood

By Anton Bitel

Rambo starts off breaking horses before breaking skulls in this strangely laconic revenge fantasy involving the Mexican cartels.

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Ad Astra

By David Jenkins

James Gray hits the jackpot by sending a never-better Brad Pitt on a voyage of discovery to the outer edges of the solar system.

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The Farewell

By Carol Grant

Based on her own experiences, Lulu Wang tells the story of a Chinese-American family who come together during a family crisis.

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Her Smell

By Hannah Woodhead

Elisabeth Moss is a punk-rock musician spinning out of control in Alex Ross Perry's latest.

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Phoenix

By Rogan Graham

A stirring and stark portrait of a family in crisis from Norwegian director Camilla Strøm Henriksen.

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