Everybody Wants Him: The persuasive star power of Glen Powell

By Gayle Sequeira

From an average anatomy baseball player to a sarcastic personal assistant, Hollywood's newly anointed man of the moment appears to have figured out the formula for success.

The New Bootlegs: Open Matte Films & Unofficial Scans

By Lexie Corbett

The unofficial, often open matte scans of these films preserve a tactile history of cinema in its imperfect totality.

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

Cruise Control: The Hollywood star in stasis

By Jadie Stillwell

As Risky Business enters the Criterion Collection, we plot the trajectory of a star seemingly incapable of burning out.

Everybody Wants Him: The persuasive star power of Glen Powell

By Gayle Sequeira

From an average anatomy baseball player to a sarcastic personal assistant, Hollywood's newly anointed man of the moment appears to have figured out the formula for success.

A grindhouse cinema is born in South London

By Oisín McGilloway

Born first as a programme at The Cinema Museum, The Nickel is now moving into a permanent space, offering deep cuts and obscurities to a cine-curious audience.

The New Bootlegs: Open Matte Films & Unofficial Scans

By Lexie Corbett

The unofficial, often open matte scans of these films preserve a tactile history of cinema in its imperfect totality.

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Reviews

Deadpool & Wolverine review – a mixed (ball) bag

By David Jenkins

The MCU serves up a two-hour dick joke slam in the guise of a metatextual superhero threequel. Results may vary.

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Shayda review – a moving, necessary picture

By Madeleine Wilson

Noora Niasari's tender drama follows a mother and her six-year-old daughter who take shelter at a women's refuge after fleeing an abusive marriage.

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Twisters review – cloudy with a chance of scattered narrative

By Hannah Strong

This sequel to the 1996 disaster blockbuster sees a new group of storm chasers set out to tame a tornado, but the results don't exactly blow us away.

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blur: To The End review – flails for a sense of narrative closure

By Callie Petch

The latest documentary about the Britpop comeback kings sadly doesn't reveal much that we didn't already know from previous film outings.

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Crossing review – sensitive and soulful

By Hannah Strong

A retired Georgian teacher sets out to reunite with her estranged niece in Istanbul in Levan Akin's compassionate third feature.

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Thelma review – June Squibb finally gets her starring role

By Hannah Strong

June Squibb is a delight in this sweet comedy about an irrepressible 93-year-old who won't take being scammed lying down.

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