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Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis biopic bids to get down with the kids

By Lucy Vipond

The Australian director appears to be courting younger viewers with his hotly-anticipated film about The King.

Discover the cult ’80s slasher that pre-empted Freddy Krueger

By Anton Bitel

The likes of A Nightmare on Elm Street and Scream owe something to Robert Deubel’s co-ed carve up Girls Nite Out.

Why I love the DIY filmmaking of Once

By Natalie Marlin

John Carney’s microbudget musical proves that talent and creativity can result in an extraordinary cinematic experience.

Shin Ultraman is the culmination of a career indebted to a pop culture icon

By Alicia Haddick

As the cult Japanese hero receives a new live-action outing, we explore Ultraman’s influence on Hideaki Anno.

Movies, Now More than Ever: Robert Altman’s The Player at 30

By Joe Flockhart

As multiverses and IP dominate the box office, we look back to Altman’s biting satire on the unoriginality of Hollywood.

David Cronenberg’s comeback continues as he sets up a deathly drama

By Charles Bramesco

Vincent Cassel will star in The Shrouds as an inventor who devises a method of speaking to the dead.

Plug your ponytail into the first trailer for Avatar: The Way of Water

By Charles Bramesco

Kate Winslet, Michelle Yeoh, and Edie Falco are among the additions to the sci-fi mega-franchise’s cast.

Martin Scorsese will narrate a documentary extolling Powell and Pressburger’s genius

By Charles Bramesco

The directorial duo known as The Archers gave the world resplendent visions of fantasy like Black Narcissus and The Red Shoes.

Tall, Dark and Gruesome: a celebration of Christopher Lee’s Count Dracula

By Katherine McLaughlin

On the centenary of a horror icon, we celebrate Christopher Lee's indelible contribution to a vampiric legend.

Florence Pugh and Harry Styles play house in the Don’t Worry Darling trailer

By Charles Bramesco

Olivia Wilde returns to the director’s chair for the upcoming psycho-thriller puncturing the idyll of ’50s suburbia.

24 curious facts about the Cannes Film Festival

By Saskia Lloyd Gaiger

Some of the best nuggets of glitz and scandal throughout the history of the most famous international film festival.

Introducing… the new host of Truth & Movies

By David Jenkins

Leila Latif slinks into the presenting hot seat of LWLies’ weekly film review podcast.

Jerrod Carmichael braces for the end in the red-band On the Count of Three trailer

By Charles Bramesco

Christopher Abbott also stars in the dark comedy about a pair of friends in a suicide pact.

Alejandro González Iñárritu is taking his talents to Netflix

By Charles Bramesco

The upcoming BARDO, False Chronicle of a Handful of Truths will get a global theatrical run before it goes online.

The first Bodies, Bodies, Bodies trailer is all fun and games until someone gets hurt

By Charles Bramesco

Amandla Stenberg, Lee Pace, Maria Bakalova, Pete Davidson, and Rachel Sennott star in the Gen-Z-fluent horror film.

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