Denis Villeneuve: ‘I’m obsessed by the idea that humans can evolve’

By Anton Bitel

Quebec’s modernist sci-fi maestro talks big screens and small gestures, and how he brought the arid world of Arrakis to life.

Jeymes Samuel: ‘Movie westerns have lied to us our whole lives’

By Rogan Graham

The singer-songwriter known as The Bullitts slinks into the role of filmmaker with his super fun revisionist western, The Harder They Fall.

LWLies 90: The Dune issue – On sale now!

By David Jenkins

Pack your stillsuits, we’re going to Arrakis for our special 90th edition dedicated to Denis Villeneuve’s Dune.

Features

David Squires on… The future of the Halloween film franchise

By Adam Woodward

With Michael Myers’ killing spree showing no sign of letting up, what could the next instalment of the series look like?

Why I love Ellen Burstyn’s performance in The Last Picture Show

By Rafaela Sales Ross

She inhabits the role of the frustrated housewife in Peter Bogdanovich’s 1971 drama with apparent effortlessness.

Discover the London East Asia Film Festival 2021

By Little White Lies

Immerse yourself in the cinematic delights of East Asia as this annual celebration goes from strength to strength.

Aaron Sorkin goes behind the scenes of I Love Lucy in the Being the Ricardos trailer

By Charles Bramesco

The writer/director’s latest film stars Nicole Kidman and Javier Bardem as Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz.

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Reviews

Playlist

By Ariel Klinghoffer

French graphic novel artist Nine Antico directs this uneven character study of a young woman looking for love.

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Dear Evan Hansen

By Corey Atad

This well-intentioned but glaringly wrongheaded adaptation of the Tony-winning musical is one of the year’s worst.

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Antlers

By Anton Bitel

A horned entity stalks Keri Russell’s school teacher in director Scott Cooper’s allegorical American horror story.

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Tom Petty, Somewhere You Feel Free: The Making of Wildflowers

By Greg Wetherall

This newly unearthed chronicle of the making of the American singer-songwriter’s favourite album is a gift for fans.

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Dune

By David Jenkins

Timothée Chalamet excels as space prince Paul Atreides in Denis Villeneuve’s spectacular widescreen epic.

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The French Dispatch

By Hannah Strong

Wes Anderson’s New Yorker-inspired anthology film is a meticulously-crafted love letter to the art of magazine journalism.

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