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A victimless genocide: the politics of omission in The Zone of Interest and Oppenheimer

By Maia Wyman

While Jonathan Glazer and Christopher Nolan's World War Two-set films have been critically lauded, their construction raises questions about how we digest images of systematic murder.

What to watch at home in March

By Anton Bitel

A Hideo Nakata classic, a New York city murder mystery and a previously unreleased wuxia adventure are among the highlights on offer this month across physical media and digital.

What might a more inclusive film programming world look like?

By Lillian Crawford

Lillian Crawford and her fellow Barbican Young Programmers reflect on their experiences of curating film events and hopes for a more inclusive film programming community.

Another Brick in the Wall: The Lego Movie at 10

By Esmé Holden

A decade on from its lucrative release, Lord and Miller's animated comedy reveals an enduring obsession with a narrow view of artistic and personal individuality and freedom.

When pop stars become auteurs

By Anna McKibbin

The visual album is a key, genre-defying vessel for pop music titans transferring the symbolic power of their music to image-making.

Nostalgia for the Lights: Wim Wenders’ Tokyo stories

By David Jenkins

How the Oscar-nominated Perfect Days sees the globe-trotting German filmmaker in unison with his surroundings in the Japanese capital.

Meet the artist behind the Scottish Curling Championship’s stunning ice art

By Little White Lies

Hendrick’s Gin teamed up with Orla Stevens to add a splash of colour to this year’s competition.

What to watch at home in February

By Anton Bitel

Killer sloths and a Kubrick classic are among the best new releases hitting physical media and digital this month.

What to watch at home in January

By Anton Bitel

Pagan rituals, a Michael Powell classic and killer alligators are on the agenda in the first of 2024's home ents guides.

Ten essential Werner Herzog films

By David Jenkins

In celebration of a BFI season of the German maverick’s sublime work in film, we pick ten of our absolute faves.

100 films to look forward to in 2024 – part two

By Little White Lies

In the second half of our preview looking ahead to 2024's upcoming releases, we look at work from David Lowery, Lynne Ramsay, Mati Diop and many more.

100 films to look forward to in 2024 – part one

By Little White Lies

New year, new movies! We look ahead to the films coming our way in 2024 – including new projects from Bong Joon-ho, George Miller, Rose Glass and many more.

What to watch at home in December

By Anton Bitel

Samurai, demon dolls, an actor-murderer and RoboCop are some of the gems to catch up on while you're relaxing this holiday season.

Why I love Kevin Conroy’s performance in Batman: Mask of the Phantasm

By Kevin Bui

The voice actor brought his life experience to the role of the Caped Crusader, and in the process gave us a batman for the ages.

Why Shaolin Soccer is the greatest football movie ever made

By Cian Tsang

By combining his signature absurdist style and sincerity with the beautiful game, Stephen Chow created an exhilarating and unconventional sports movie that captures the highs and laws of football.

The 30 best films of 2023

By Little White Lies

As we wave goodbye to another year at the movies, we reflect on the films that have stayed with us – from the plastic fantastic to tense courtroom dramas.

Competition: Win £150 worth of rare LWLies back issues!

By Little White Lies

Sign up for an annual membership to Club LWLies to be part of this exclusive back issue prize draw.

Anatomy of a Fall sweeps the 2023 European Film Awards

By Hannah Strong

Justine Triet's Palme d'Or winner might have been snubbed by the French Academy Award selectors, but the European Film Academy was much more receptive.

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