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The trailer for The Sparks Brothers salutes a singular musical legacy

By Charles Bramesco

Edgar Wright directs the form-pushing documentary about the legendary Los Angeles pop duo.

Bong Joon-ho is sets to make waves with his first animated feature

By Charles Bramesco

After his next English-language project, he’ll return to Korea for the sea creature-based cartoon fantasy.

Every Video Nasty ranked from worst to best

By Little White Lies

Cannibals! Nazis! Cannibal Nazis! Our definitive guide to the most notorious movies ever made.

Homoeroticism and sexual repression in Wake in Fright

By Patrick Sproull

Ted Kotcheff’s visceral, queer-coded descent into one man’s personal hell refuses to adhere to expectations.

From far, far away to 4chan – The surprising legacy of Shrek

By Simon Bland

Directors Andrew Adamson and Vicky Jenson reflect on the cultural afterlife of their 2001 computer animation.

Paul Mescal will take to the Irish countryside for an A24 psychodrama

By Charles Bramesco

Co-directors Anna Rose Holmer and Saela Davis are preparing a follow-up to 2015’s The Fits.

Matt Damon seeks justice for his daughter in the Stillwater trailer

By Charles Bramesco

Abigail Breslin and Camille Cottin also star in the latest drama from Spotlight director Tom McCarthy.

Venom: Let There Be Carnage gets a gooey first trailer

By Charles Bramesco

Tom Hardy is back as everyone’s favourite quasi-schizophrenic vigilante crimefighter.

Discover this sweet-toothed Japanese corporate satire

By Anton Bitel

Yasuzô Masumura’s Giants and Toys from 1958, about rival confectionary companies, shows a nation in flux.

Sofia Coppola has directed a new short film for the New York City Ballet

By Charles Bramesco

The 26-minute mood piece captures the majesty of the dance company for their Spring Gala.

David Squires on… Paddington versus Citizen Kane

By Little White Lies

Now that Paddington 2 is officially the greatest film of all time, what other classics might benefit from his inclusion?

How personal trauma and national tragedy inspired Grave of the Fireflies

By Alex Dudok de Wit

Read an exclusive extract from the new BFI Classics book on Isao Takahata’s seminal 1988 anime.

LWLies 89: The First Cow issue – On sale now!

By David Jenkins

In celebration of Kelly Reichardt, one of America’s greatest working filmmakers, and her extraordinary new film.

Nuns get hot under the collar in the Benedetta trailer

By Charles Bramesco

Virginie Efira, Lambert Wilson and Charlotte Rampling lead Paul Verhoeven’s Cannes-bound drama.

George A Romero’s unfinished final work is back on track

By Charles Bramesco

His posthumous swan song Twilight of the Dead may soon enter production.

The Craft at 25 – A dark rite of passage for teenage covens

By Stefania Sarrubba

Andrew Fleming’s 1996 film offers a spellbinding blend of Wiccan rituals and high school politics.

Satyajit Ray at 100: The musical genius behind the auteur

By Arun AK

The famed filmmaker was also a gifted composer, often blending Indian and Western classical music.

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