Laura Poitras: ‘I hope the audience comes out with a different perspective on the world’

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

The documentary filmmaker reflects on her relationship with Nan Goldin and the ways in which art can serve as a vessel for activism.

LWLies 97: The All the Beauty and the Bloodshed issue – Out now!

By Little White Lies

Discover our homage to Laura Poitras’ extraordinary non-fiction portrait of photographer Nan Goldin.

Exploring community at the 2022 Queer Wave Film Festival

By Marina Ashioti

A thriving local queer scene has been steadily emerging in the city of Nicosia thanks to the programmers of Queer Wave and Sessions.

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Laura Poitras: ‘I hope the audience comes out with a different perspective on the world’

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

The documentary filmmaker reflects on her relationship with Nan Goldin and the ways in which art can serve as a vessel for activism.

Fair Play – first-look review

By Hannah Strong

Alden Ehrenreich and Phoebe Dynevor play a young couple clawing their way up the corporate ladder in Chloe Domont's dour thriller.

Why Pete Davidson should win the Best Supporting Actor Oscar

By Ella Kemp

His turn as the vapid, insecure David in Bodies Bodies Bodies proves there's more to Davidson than tabloid headlines and Saturday Night Live skits.

Magazine Dreams – first-look review

By Hannah Strong

Jonathan Majors delivers a blistering performance as an amateur bodybuilder on the brink in Elijah Bynum's aching but underwritten drama.

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Reviews

Plane

By Rafa Sales Ross

Gerard Butler plays a pilot whose plane goes down in a conflict zone in Jean-François Richet's surprisingly satisfying thriller.

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January

By Anton Bitel

Two men snowed in at a remote cabin await the return of their boss in Andrey Paounov's unique, existential horror.

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What’s Love Got to Do With It?

By Fatima Sheriff

A filmmaker sets out to document her best friend's arranged marriage in Shekhar Kapur's culture clash romantic comedy.

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The Fabelmans

By Hannah Strong

Steven Spielberg weaves a tale about his childhood love of cinema and the relationship between his parents in this light but lovely mostly true story.

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Unwelcome

By Anton Bitel

A young couple reeling from a violent attack play host to strange house guests in Jon Wright's Irish horror.

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All The Beauty and the Bloodshed

By Marina Ashioti

Laura Poitras' portrait of activist and artist Nan Goldin is a damning indictment of the US pharmaceutical industry and a touching look at a familial tragedy.

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