Frederick Wiseman

Menus-Plaisirs Les Troisgros – first-look review

By Rafa Sales Ross

In his latest documentary, the American master Frederick Wiseman observes the routines of the Troisgros family and their three fine dining restaurants in France.

A Couple – first-look review

By Rafa Sales Ross

Frederick Wiseman reflects on the relationship between Leo Tolstoy and his wife Sophia Tolstaya in his first foray into fiction filmmaking.

The 100 Best Films of the 2000s: 75-51

By Little White Lies

Our countdown of the finest cinematic offerings from 2000 to 2009 continues. How many have you seen?

Chloé Zhao, Gia Coppola and Michel Franco head up Venice Film Festival 2020

By Adam Woodward

La Biennale’s 77th edition will go ahead as planned, with one of the festival’s most eclectic line-ups in years.

The 30 best films of 2018

By Little White Lies

Our annual countdown of the movies that made the biggest impression on us this year, from Hereditary to The House That Jack Built.

Ex-Libris: The New York Public Library

By Lillian Crawford

Frederick Wiseman delves deep into one of New York City’s most beloved public institutions.

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National Gallery

By Mark Asch

One of cinema’s Old Masters returns with this poetic and profound dissection of art and storytelling.

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At Berkeley

By Jordan Cronk

Federick Wiseman brings his insightful and layered filmmaking to one of America’s most liberal institutions.

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Little White Lies was established in 2005 as a bi-monthly print magazine committed to championing great movies and the talented people who make them. Combining cutting-edge design, illustration and journalism, we’ve been described as being “at the vanguard of the independent publishing movement.” Our reviews feature a unique tripartite ranking system that captures the different aspects of the movie-going experience. We believe in Truth & Movies.