The Beatles: Get Back

By Elena Lazic

Peter Jackson unearths and re-edits footage of the Beatles’ last hurrah, with euphoric and exasperating results.

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In defence of Darren Aronofsky’s The Fountain

By Simon Bland

Dismissed as a self-indulgent folly upon release, this fatalistic fantasy drama deserves a second look.

LWLies 91: The Titane issue – On sale now!

By Hannah Strong

Buckle up and say a Hail Mary as we take a peek under the hood of Julia Ducournau’s visceral Palme d’Or winner.

Features

Is it time to retire the term “documentary”?

By David Jenkins

The annual Frames of Representation festival at London’s ICA cinema makes the case for film as a more inclusive medium.

Why I love Rachel Weisz’s performance in The Deep Blue Sea

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

In Terence Davies’ postwar melodrama, she turns Hester Collyer into one of cinema’s great tragic heroines.

Why 49th Parallel is one of the most cunning war films ever made

By Sam Manning

Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger employed propaganda to potent effect in their 1941 submarine drama.

Reggie Yates: ‘We seldom see Black British coming-of-age stories’

By Marina Ashioti

How a love of cars, London and UK garage informed the writer/director’s madcap debut feature, Pirates.

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Reviews

Lapwing

By David Jenkins

An atmospheric tale of toxic masculinity in Tudor England from writer Laura Turner and director Philip Stevens.

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The Beatles: Get Back

By Elena Lazic

Peter Jackson unearths and re-edits footage of the Beatles’ last hurrah, with euphoric and exasperating results.

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Rebel Dykes

By Marina Ashioti

This fittingly radical documentary chronicles the feminist punk subculture which sprung in London in the 1980s.

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Pirates

By Cheyenne Bunsie

Reggie Yates’ London-set, Y2K-era debut feature is a rollicking celebration of friendship and Black British music.

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House of Gucci

By Hannah Strong

Ridley Scott enlists an A-List cast for his bombastic dramatisation of Maurizio Gucci’s assassination.

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Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn

By Matt Turner

A school teacher goes viral for all the wrong reasons in Romanian director Radu Jude’s salacious social satire.

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