Truth and Movies

How Minari conveys Asian wariness of the American Dream

By Ian Wang

Lee Isaac Chung’s film carries on a tradition of skepticism towards the promises of cultural assimilation.

The story behind The Grand Budapest Hotel’s ‘Boy with Apple’ painting

By Adam Woodward

Artist Michael Taylor reveals how he created the “priceless” artwork at the centre of Wes Anderson’s film.

LWLies 88: The Minari issue – On sale now!

By Hannah Woodhead

Brighten up your year with our illustrated celebration of Lee Isaac Chung’s charming immigrant fable.

Features

Creation Stories – first-look review

By Josh Slater-Williams

This muddled biopic of music industry figurehead Alan McGee features some truly disastrous cameo appearances.

David Fincher will adapt French graphic novel ‘The Killer’ for his next film

By Charles Bramesco

Michael Fassbender could be in line to star in the upcoming thriller, the director’s latest for Netflix.

How Minari conveys Asian wariness of the American Dream

By Ian Wang

Lee Isaac Chung’s film carries on a tradition of skepticism towards the promises of cultural assimilation.

Guy Ritchie is marching to the front with a new World War Two thriller

By Charles Bramesco

The Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare concerns a secret black ops team doing the dirty work.

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Reviews

Pelé

By Adam Woodward

This authorised look at the life of the Brazilian icon reveals more about the man than the footballer.

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Slalom

By David Jenkins

This troubling and effective study of workplace abuse focuses on a disoriented slalom champ.

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Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar

By Charles Bramesco

This female buddy comedy starring Kristen Wiig and Annie Mumolo is a silly delight from start to finish.

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The World to Come

By Katie Goh

Katherine Waterston and Vanessa Kirby forge a connection on the American frontier in Mona Fastvold’s period romance.

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Music

By Charles Bramesco

The controversy surrounding Sia’s directorial debut should not distract from its basic cinematic failings.

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News of the World

By Charles Bramesco

Tom Hanks saddles up for a classically-styled western about a Civil War veteran who rescues an orphaned girl.

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