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LWLies 89: The First Cow issue – On sale now!

By David Jenkins

In celebration of Kelly Reichardt, one of America’s greatest working filmmakers, and her extraordinary new film.

The Craft at 25 – A dark rite of passage for teenage covens

By Stefania Sarrubba

Andrew Fleming’s 1996 film offers a spellbinding blend of Wiccan rituals and high school politics.

Is the fate of UK film being determined by an algorithm?

By Daisy Bata

Our investigation into the government’s Culture Recovery Fund has found evidence of automated cultural elitism.

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Some Kind of Heaven

By Aimee Knight

This poignant documentary throws open the pearly gates of Florida’s largest retirement village.

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By Flora Spencer Grant

Kelvin Harrison Jr goes on trial in this well-intention but overly melodramatic look at America’s racist legal system.



By Hannah Strong

This stylish first feature from Greek writer/director Christos Nikou fails to build on its intriguing premise.



By Cheyenne Bunsie

Steve Zahn brings his usual laid-back charm to this homespun drama about a father and his trans son.

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Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street

By Zosha Millman

Fuzzy feels abound in this entertaining if slight documentary about the creation of the iconic kids’ TV show.



By David Jenkins

This brooding Ukrainian road movie shows major promise for its first-time director, Nariman Aliev.


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