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My Darling Quarantine brings the film festival experience online

By Charles Bramesco

Organisers from Cannes, Berlin, Venice, Locarno and others are joining forces to raise money in light of Coronavirus.

Steven Spielberg’s West Side Story reveals dazzling new images

By Charles Bramesco

The upcoming remake of the classic musical envisions the glamorous, pandemic-free ’50s.

Is this the pinnacle of Japanese pink cinema?

By Anton Bitel

Atsushi Yamatoya’s 1967 Inflatable Sex Doll of the Wasteland subverts expectations of this softcore genre.

In defence of Candyman 2

By Sam Thompson

With its Southern Gothic setting and Tony Todd on top form once again, the 1995 sequel deserves a second look.

John Boyega partners with Netflix to bolster Africa’s film industry

By Charles Bramesco

The British-Nigerian actor wants to bring more localised stories to a global audience.

Levan Akin: ‘A lot of people in Georgia are living secret lives’

By Jack King

The director of And Then We Danced discusses his film’s impact on the LGBT+ community in Georgia and beyond.

Feel Good offers a fresh, relatable depiction of addictive love

By Emma Fraser

Mae Martin’s Channel 4/Netflix co-production tackles gender identity, female sexuality and drug dependency.

Parasite is now the UK’s highest-grossing foreign-language film ever

By Charles Bramesco

After sweeping the Oscars, Bong Joon-ho now has the honour of knocking Mel Gibson off his perch.

The iconic film art of Akiko Stehrenberger

By JC Gabel

The award-winning illustrator and designer discusses her creative process in a new book from Hat & Beard Press.

LWLies 84: The Promising Young Woman Issue – On Sale Now!

By Hannah Woodhead

Our spring issue celebrates first-time director Emerald Fennell’s scorching black comedy.

On Location: The Normandy beach from The 400 Blows

By Adam Scovell

Following in the existential footsteps of François Truffaut’s young protagonist, half a century on.

How the queering of Georgian folk dance sparked a cultural revolution

By Daniel Theophanous

Levan Akin’s And Then We Danced has put LGBT+ rights centre-stage in the conservative, Orthodox country.

Join us for a screening of Werner Herzog’s Family Romance LLC

By Little White Lies

We'll be joined by the legendary filmmaker for a Q&A on March 20.

Coronavirus throws the 2020 Cannes Film Festival into jeopardy

By Charles Bramesco

The festival is confident the show will go on, but concerns are mounting as the virus continues to spread.

Good Night, and Good Luck will tread the boards with a stage adaptation

By Charles Bramesco

Bridge of Spies scribe Matt Charman will adapt the screenplay about Red Scare paranoia.

Know The Score: Nicholas Britell on Chariots of Fire

By Thomas Hobbs

The Moonlight and Succession composer reveals how Vangelis’ score made him want to become a musician.

Ewen Bremner’s sausage and other highlights from the 2020 Glasgow Film Festival

By David Jenkins

A career-best Simon Pegg and a Sudanese teen movie we’re also on the menu at this year’s GFF.

The directors of Free Solo are set to tackle the 2018 Thai cave rescue

By Charles Bramesco

Elon Musk has yet to be attached, but Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin look to have landed the project.

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