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The 100 Best Films of the 2000s: 50-26

By Little White Lies

Our noughties ranking reaches the midway point, as Amélie, Oldboy and Spider-Man 2 all make the cut.

Guillermo del Toro’s stop-motion Pinocchio is taking shape

By Charles Bramesco

Ewan McGregor and newcomer Gregory Mann lead the voice cast, with additional roles announced.

Pinocchio

By Lillian Crawford

Matteo Garrone’s live-action retelling of the classic Italian fairy tale is a dream come true.

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With Parasite’s big night, Oscar’s world gets a little bigger

By Charles Bramesco

The “local” awards ceremony reflects an industry inching towards globalization.

In praise of Hellboy – Why this subversive superhero movie still slays

By Daniel Seddon

Guillermo del Toro’s cigar-chewing monster remains one of cinema’s most compelling anti-heroes.

BAFTA and the Academy are wrong to relegate technical awards

By Beth Webb

By denying the winners airtime, these major events are discrediting those at the very heart of the craft.

Get four chilling glimpses of Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

By Charles Bramesco

A quartet of ghouls appear in new previews for the horror anthology.

The terrifying tale of Treehouse of Horror

By Al Horner

Key members of The Simpsons’ creative family share the inside story of the show’s cherished Halloween specials.

Guillermo del Toro is making an animated Pinocchio feature for Netflix

By Adam Woodward

The Mexican filmmaker is set to write and direct a stop-motion musical based on the classic children’s fable.

LWLies 75 special issue: Can movies save the world?

By Little White Lies

Our latest print edition features guest contributions from Guillermo del Toro, the Safdie brothers and more.

Why the Hollywood monster movie will never die

By James Luxford

From King Kong to Pacific Rim’s Kaijus, what’s behind the appeal of these larger than life screen icons?

Pacific Rim Uprising

By Hannah Woodhead

John Boyega gamely fills Idris Elba’s shoes in this madcap sequel to Guillermo del Toro’s shiny robot romp.

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The fascinating etymology behind Guillermo del Toro’s character names

By Nicholas Russell

The Mexican filmmaker’s work is loaded with religious symbolism.

Frances McDormand and Guillermo Del Toro were the 2018 Oscars MVPs

By Hannah Woodhead

The world was watching a little more closely last night as the first post-Weinstein Academy Awards took place.

What’s the key ingredient at this year’s Oscars? Eggs, of course

By Emma Fraser

This breakfast staple features in five out of the nine Best Picture nominees at the 90th Academy Awards.

A brief history of female masturbation in the movies

By Christina Newland

Inspired by The Shape of Water, we survey the various ways female self-pleasure has been portrayed.

Guillermo del Toro: ‘Perversity is always in the eye of the beholder’

By David Jenkins

The master fabulist behind The Shape of Water talks sex, movies and what makes a monster tick.

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