Sam Peckinpah

How Sam Peckinpah transformed the TV western

By Justine Smith

Before he moved into films, the director conceived a bold, unromanticised vision of the American frontier.

How Straw Dogs exposed the hypocrisy of the New Man

By Elena Lazic

Despite accusations of misogyny, Sam Peckinpah’s domestic thriller is a feminist film in disguise.

Discover the strange legacy of this cross-border ’70s classic

By Anton Bitel

Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia has inspired everything from Barton Fink to Swiss Army Man.

Little White Lies Logo

About Little White Lies

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.