LWLies 103: The Kinds of Kindness issue – Out now!

By Little White Lies

Yorgos Lanthimos is up to his old tricks with this delightfully mean allegorical anthology.

Wax Entertainment: How Invada Records pioneered a vinyl soundtrack boom

By Paul Weedon

Initially known for its experimental output, Bristol-based Invada Records has spent the last decade and a half carving a reputation for its carefully curated roster of film soundtracks.

LWLies 103: The Kinds of Kindness issue – Out now!

By Little White Lies

Yorgos Lanthimos is up to his old tricks with this delightfully mean allegorical anthology.

Features

The possibilities (and problems) of Mexico’s Cineteca Nacional

By Shyal Bhandari

A state-funded cinema and archive, the Cineteca Nacional is a beautiful example of a public arts space – but is it for the few, rather than the many?

‘It was hard to hit me in the face with the steak’ – Jon Heder on 20 years of Napoleon Dynamite

By Simon Bland

Two decades on from an unlikely cultural phenomenon, the star of Jarred Hess's lo-fi cult classic talks Moon Boots, Jamiroquai and doing his own stunts.

At the Dream Emulator Film Club, the boundaries between video games and cinema no longer exist

By Barney Nuttall

Meeting monthly at Dalston's Rio Cinema, this new project shows experimental visual art that defies classical categorisation.

Iain Softley: ‘I had this idea in my mind, “What would the story be if these weren’t The Beatles?”’

By Michael Leader

As Sam Mendes gears up to make his behemoth Beatles biopic, the director of 1994 early-Beatles drama Backbeat reflects on the story of Stuart Sutcliffe – the Beatle who wasn't.

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Reviews

Inside Out 2 review – earnest but unambitious

By Hannah Strong

New emotions arise in Kelsey Mann's charming sequel to Pixar's 2015 hit about the internal machinations of an American tweenager.

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Sorcery – A witch trial movie with a magical-realist twist

By Anton Bitel

Christopher Murray directs and stars in this intriguing and original drama about an 1880s Chilean trial for witchcraft.

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Hounds – This contrived crime story outstays its welcome

By David Jenkins

Two bumbling hoods in Casablanca are charged with disposing of a corpse in Kamal Lazraq’s disappointing thriller.

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Àma Gloria – Gorgeous domestic drama on the meaning of parenthood

By Marina Ashioti

Marie Amachoukeli’s second film is a triumph of political and emotional sensitivity in its depiction of a young girl and her nanny.

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Sasquatch Sunset – Gross-out larks with an anthropological twist

By David Jenkins

A family of mythical beasts are observed in their natural habitat in comic portrait of animals and their instincts.

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Here – A gorgeous study of fragile human bonds

By Laura Venning

A delicate study of human interaction in a space where the urban and the natural collide from director Bas Devos.

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