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Channing Tatum gyrates back into our hearts in the trailer for Magic Mike’s Last Dance

By Charles Bramesco

Steven Soderbergh directs the third installment of the male-stripping saga as Mike brings his talents to London.

Charlotte Wells: ‘Adults are locked in the roles that they perform for kids’

By Rafa Sales Ross

The Scottish filmmaker behind breakout indie Aftersun explains the complex process of portraying memory in cinema.

How The Draughtsman’s Contract set the blueprint for the modern period piece

By Finlay Spencer

With its acerbic script and anachronistic flourishes, Peter Greenaway’s 1982 film is as fresh and funny as ever.

Meet Panos H Koutras: Greece’s own King of Trash

By Vince Medeiros

LWLies speak to the director of the outrageous farce, Dodo, at the the 2022 Thessaloniki Film Festival.

Tokyo International Film Festival celebrates the next generation of Japanese filmmaking talent

By Alicia Haddick

At the revamped Tokyo International Film Festival, the spotlight shone brightly on upcoming Japanese artistic voices.

On ‘Cinema Speculation’ – Quentin Tarantino’s loopy book of film criticism

By David Jenkins

The beloved writer-director offers up an eccentric volume that stands as testament to his rabid cinephilia.

Brendan Fraser is a man transformed in the first trailer for The Whale

By Charles Bramesco

In the new film from Darren Aronofsky, Fraser portrays an obese recluse ready for one last chance at redemption.

Here are the nominees of the 35th European Film Awards

By Little White Lies

The European Film Academy has unveiled the contenders for their 35th annual awards ceremony, celebrating the cream of filmmaking in Europe.

Why I love The Canyons

By Aryan Tauqeer Khawaja

Paul Schrader and Brett Easton Ellis's much-derided 2013 collaboration starring Lindsay Lohan is a sharper take on performance than it first appears.

The McDonagh Brothers’ visions of Irish guilt and morality

By Connor Norcott

Martin and John Michael explore their Irish heritage through their bleak, blisteringly funny filmmaking.

Sparks’ Ron and Russell Mael have written another original musical film

By Charles Bramesco

The songwriting legends behind Annette will grace the silver screen again with the mysterious X Crucior.

The faux feminism of the hagsploitation boom

By Billie Walker

This year's biggest horror titles have frustratingly pointed to women's ageing bodies as a source of ridicule and fear.

Exploring the post-modern pop culture horrors at the heart of British identity

By Arijana Zeric

A new exhibition at Somerset House explores horror through the lens of British political and social upheaval.

Sebastián Lelio: ‘We need better stories if we want to have better societies’

By Marina Ashioti

The Chilean director on the very contemporary political and philosophical questions at the core of literary period piece, The Wonder.

LWLies 96: The Glass Onion issue – Out now!

By Little White Lies

We hop on a deluxe yacht to visit Rian Johnson’s fiendishly entertaining, star-spangled nu-dunnit.

Two Tilda Swintons enter Johanna Hogg’s haunted house in the Eternal Daughter trailer

By Charles Bramesco

Swinton plays a Hogg stand-in as well as her mother in the atmospheric not-quite-horror picture.

Girls and Guns – the ’90s films that shaped the ‘frat boy generation’

By Emmeline Banks

The likes of American Pie and Fight Club have been blamed for warping a generation’s perception of sex and violence. How does that claim hold up?

30 years on, Ghostwatch is still as haunting as ever

By Anton Bitel

The BBC pulled off an ingenious prank with their 1992 paranormal investigation, which has proven an inspiration for the found footage boom.

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