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How Penelope Spheeris captured the wild side of American youth culture

By Anton Bitel

In 1983’s Suburbia and 1985’s The Boys Next Door, the Reagan era is a place of lay-offs, layabouts and general decay.

See the first trailer for Todd Haynes’ Velvet Underground documentary

By Charles Bramesco

The acclaimed director of Velvet Goldmine eulogises the ’60s rock legends in his new film.

The grisly, greasy-spoon horror of Robert Hartford-Davis

By Adam Scovell

Inspired by real-life killings, 1968’s Corruption is one of the first – and most effective – British horror films of its kind.

40 years on, Body Heat remains a sweaty, seductive erotic thriller

By Steph Green

Powered by Kathleen Turner’s entrancing performance, the 1981 film ushered in a bold new era for woman on screen.

David Squires on… Tom Cruise’s curry odyssey

By Adam Woodward

TC takes a well-earned break from filming the latest Mission: Impossible film to indulge his love of Indian food.

LWLies 90: The Dune issue – On sale now!

By David Jenkins

Pack your stillsuits, we’re going to Arrakis for our special 90th edition dedicated to Denis Villeneuve’s Dune.

Benedict Cumberbatch is a dastardly cowpoke in The Power of the Dog trailer

By Charles Bramesco

He stars with Kirsten Dunst and Jesse Plemons in the new Western from Jane Campion.

Why I love Elizabeth Olsen’s performance in Martha Marcy May Marlene

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

Before she became a bona fide movie star, Olsen announced herself as an actor with fearless instincts in Sean Durkin’s directorial debut.

Robert Eggers’ Nosferatu remake is a go, with Anya Taylor-Joy on board

By Charles Bramesco

She’ll play the ripe-necked victim of Orlok the vampire in the new take on FW Murnau’s Gothic classic.

Penélope Cruz knows best in the first trailer for Parallel Mothers

By Charles Bramesco

She and Milena Smit share a spiritual bond in the new film from Pedro Almodóvar.

Discover this surreal Japanese erotic horror about artistic obsession

By Anton Bitel

Yasuzô Masumura’s macabre masterpiece Blind Beast paints an unnerving portrait of an artist and his muse.

Paolo Sorrentino revisits his childhood in The Hand of God trailer

By Charles Bramesco

In his upcoming work of loose autobiography for Netflix, a young man has a brush with greatness in ’80s Napoli.

Nine Perfect Strangers serves up a pitch-black critique of wellness culture

By Roxanne Sancto

Nicole Kidman heads up an irresistible ensemble cast in this insightful social satire from the creator of Big Little Lies.

Jane Campion is ready for her first male protagonist

By Lydia Rostant

Benedict Cumberbatch is the perfect fit for the director’s upcoming neo-western, The Power of the Dog.

Discover the eco-horror of this eerily prescient creature feature

By Anton Bitel

John Frankenheimer’s Prophecy sees Mother Nature exact revenge against a researcher couple in rural Maine.

Watch: Stephen Park breaks down his Fargo character

By Adam Woodward

The real-life Mike Yanagita tells the story of one of the most memorable scenes in the Coen brothers’ filmography.

David Squires on… Bob Odenkirk in Nobody (UK edition)

By Adam Woodward

Our resident cartoonist puts a decidedly British spin on the recent everyman action-thriller.

Take a first look at Florence Pugh in period piece The Wonder

By Charles Bramesco

She’s headed to 19th-century Ireland for director Sebastián Lelio’s medical-intrigue drama.

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