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Creative resilience in the age of uncertainty

By Little White Lies

In a brand new series, produced in partnership with Squarespace, Little White Lies and Huck spotlight artists and makers as they adapt to life under lockdown and an uncertain future.

The illustrator who brings light to the darkness and darkness to the light

By Michael Fordham

In the second part of a new series supporting artists through these testing times, we commissioned Sophie Mo to make a special series of illustrations. She shares with us how she continues to carve out a creative identity.

Netflix’s Hollywood is an enticing look at a town of big dreams

By Emma Fraser

Ryan Murphy and Ian Brennan’s limited series reveals the price of stardom in Tinseltown’s Golden Age.

Kitty Green on why The Assistant goes way beyond Weinstein

By Beth Webb

The American filmmaker’s debut narrative feature is the perfect drama for the post #MeToo era.

Discover this awe-inspiring collection of Japanese ghost stories

By Anton Bitel

Masaki Kobayashi’s Oscar-winning 1964 anthology film Kwaidan is now available on Blu-ray for the first time.

Know The Score: Rachel Zeffira on The Godfather

By Thomas Hobbs

The composer and Cat’s Eyes member discusses her deep connection to Nino Rota’s 1972 masterpiece.

Coming Out: Six great sexual awakenings in the movies

By David Jenkins

To celebrate the release of Moffie, we look back at some memorable queer coming-of-age classics.

My Comfort Blanket Movie: Music and Lyrics

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

Sophie Monks Kaufman sings the praises of Marc Lawrence’s pop hit of a rom-com from 2007.

A take-down of movies about nice guys who pester women

By Leila Latif

Exploring the rich and disturbing cinematic history of benign stalking. Whoever said nice guys finish last?

Normal People faithfully captures the intensity of Sally Rooney’s novel

By Emma Fraser

This complex tale of first love and friendship is brought to life on screen by two terrific young leads.

Join an ill-fated scientific revolution with the first trailer for Spaceship Earth

By Charles Bramesco

The stranger-than-fiction documentary tracks the fate of Biosphere 2, a self-contained geodesic dome.

The Lost Careers of Difficult Women

By Emma Fraser

When women have their movie careers ruined by vindictive, controlling men, what happens next?

The provocative British drama that predicted the rise of reality TV

By Adam Scovell

Michael Elliott’s 1968 teleplay The Year of the Sex Olympics imagines a society addicted to screens.

Watch: Beware The Fluffy Pen

By Luís Azevedo

Is this beloved stationery item used by filmmakers as a symbol of evil?

Covideo Classics: The Irishman’s meeting scene

By Little White Lies

Cartoonist David Squires reimagines Martin Scorsese’s mob epic with a social distancing twist.

A new documentary checks in with quarantining filmmakers around the world

By Charles Bramesco

The latest iteration of the Room H.264 series touches on the sweeping effects of coronavirus.

Cannes sidebars officially cancel their 2020 editions

By Charles Bramesco

The pandemic has prompted the Directors’ Fortnight, Critics’ Week and Acid festivals to set their sights on 2021.

“I saw Bateman as kind of a buffoon” – Mary Harron on American Psycho at 20

By Simon Bland

The director reflects on the creation of one of cinema’s enduring monsters, Patrick Bateman.

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