Top Gun: Maverick

By Jake Cunningham

Tom Cruise smashes the sound barrier once again in this thrilling belated sequel to the beloved ’80s classic.

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Gaspar Noé: ‘Vortex isn’t about the death of cinema, but its evolution’

By David Jenkins

The Argentinian enfant terrible on death, sex, his mature new film Vortex and why making TV shows isn’t worth his freedom.

LWLies 93: The Northman Issue – On sale now!

By Little White Lies

Join us on a longboat to Hell’s gateway with our new issue dedicated to Robert Eggers’ viking revenge saga, The Northman.

Features

Holy Spider – first-look review

By Hannah Strong

Ali Abbasi's harrowing Iranian noir tells the true story of Saeed Hanaei, who murdered 16 female sex workers in 2000-2001.

RMN – first-look review

By David Jenkins

Cristian Mungiu returns with a superb social realist western with its finger on the erratic pulse of Europe.

Return to Seoul – first look review

By David Jenkins

Davy Chou’s bittersweet comedy of a Korean adoptee searching for her biological parents is powered by a dazzling lead performance.

Triangle of Sadness – first-look review

By Hannah Strong

A young model couple find themselves on the holiday from hell in the latest provocation from Sweden’s Ruben Östlund.

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Reviews

a-ha: The Movie

By Josh Slater-Williams

Norway’s favourite synth-pop sons receive the full music biography treatment in this intimate documentary.

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Emergency

By Alicia Haddick

Three college students eager to party end up in a fraught situation in director Carey Williams’ comedy-thriller.

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Top Gun: Maverick

By Jake Cunningham

Tom Cruise smashes the sound barrier once again in this thrilling belated sequel to the beloved ’80s classic.

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Benediction

By Adam Woodward

Terence Davies explores the tragic and complex life of World War I poet Siegfried Sassoon in this elegantly moving biopic.

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The Drover’s Wife

By David Jenkins

Leah Purcell writes, directs and stars in this violent psychological western about a Bushwoman defending her lonesome patch.

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Vortex

By Adam Woodward

An elderly Parisian couple struggle with the trials of ageing in Gaspar Noé’s miserable but intriguing new film.

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