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Venice 2014: Far From Men Articles

Venice 2014: Far From Men

Director David Oelhoffen looks for humanity in hell with the help of Viggo Mortensen in this gripping period epic.

Venice 2014: The Cut Articles

Venice 2014: The Cut

Tahar Rahim gets lost in translation in Fatih Akin's well-intended but turgid western.

Venice 2014: Manglehorn Articles

Venice 2014: Manglehorn

Al Pacino performs miracles in David Gordon Green's intimate character study.

Venice 2014: In The Basement Articles

Venice 2014: In The Basement

Austria's Ulrich Seidl asks us to leave our prejudices at the door in this fascinating and explicit piece of docu-fiction.

TIFF 2014: 10 Films To Look Out For Articles

TIFF 2014: 10 Films To Look Out For

New films from Noah Baumbach, Mia Hansen-Løve and Bong Joon-ho look set to liven up this year's Toronto International Film Festival.

Venice 2014: 99 Homes Articles

Venice 2014: 99 Homes

The pairing of Andrew Garfield and Michael Shannon pays off big in this effective financial crisis drama from Ramin Bahrani.

Venice 2014: The Look Of Silence Articles

Venice 2014: The Look Of Silence

Joshua Oppenheimer's sister film to The Act Of Killing is as harrowing and reflexive as its predecessor.

Interviews

Gillian Robespierre Interviews

Gillian Robespierre

LWLies meets the director of Obvious Child who reveals some dark secrets about the bad guy from Inspector Gadget.

Jesse Eisenberg Interviews

Jesse Eisenberg

LWLies talks to the star of Night Moves and The Double about his love of acting and why he doesn't watch movies.

Kelly Reichardt Interviews

Kelly Reichardt

Night Moves is Kelly Reichardt’s first film to be shot digitally. Here, she weighs up the pros and cons of this modern format.

The Dardenne Brothers: Interviews

The Dardenne Brothers: "More Sex!"

LWLies meets the Belgian twosome to talk Two Days, One Night, and why their films don't have any sex scenes.

Robert Pattinson Interviews

Robert Pattinson

The chiselled Brit teen idol tells LWLies about his work on The Rover and his swift transformation into an actor who's always up for a challenge.

Hong Khaou: Interviews

Hong Khaou: "Grief Is Addictive"

The Cambodian-born British director reveals how he channelled deep personal emotions into his debut feature, Lilting.

Cult Film Club

Pusher Revisited Articles

Pusher Revisited

With the recent release of the poster for Nicolas Winding Refn’s Only God Forgives, what better time to revisit the director's urgent and uncompromising debut?

Cult Film Club: Anatomy of Hell Cult Film Club

Cult Film Club: Anatomy of Hell

The female body is the incendiary focus of Catherine Breillat’s tenth feature.

Funeral Parade Of Roses Cult Film Club

Funeral Parade Of Roses

Toshio Matsumoto’s feature debut from 1969 is a tapestry of transgression.

Cult Film Club: The Man Who Fell to Earth Cult Film Club

Cult Film Club: The Man Who Fell to Earth

David Bowie cements his status as a spaceman in Nicolas Roeg’s extraterrestrial tragedy.

Django Cult Film Club

Django

With Tarantino’s forthcoming Django Unchained the talk of the town we take a look at the film that gave it its name.

Shock Corridor Cult Film Club

Shock Corridor

The great Sam Fuller takes us deep into the mouth of madness in this towering thriller from 1963.

Eyes Without A Face Cult Film Club

Eyes Without A Face

Georges Franju’s monstrous masterpiece delivers horror sans face but with a huge heart.

Scene Focus

The Shining: Scene Focus Scene Focus

The Shining: Scene Focus

With Stanley Kubrick's superlative horror back in cinemas, we dissect the moments when when Jack Torrance's sanity finally snaps.

Scene Focus – Blue Velvet Scene Focus

Blue Velvet

The introduction of Dennis Hopper's Frank Booth sets the tone for David Lynch's darkly surreal masterpiece.

Scene Focus – Scenes From A Marriage Scene Focus

Scenes From A Marriage

Ingmar Bergman digs a shallow grave for marriage in this bold and traumatic suburban drama.

Scene Focus – City Girl Scene Focus

City Girl

FW Murnau's troubled melodrama survives as an unsung classic of Hollywood's golden era.

Scene Focus - One From The Heart Scene Focus

One From The Heart

Coppola's unsung masterpiece offers an uncommon and uncompromising view of American living.

Scene Focus - Summer Of Sam Scene Focus

Summer Of Sam

Spike Lee presents a teenage wasteland as the backdrop the story of one of America's most notorious serial killers.

Festivals

Venice 2014: The Cut Festivals

Venice 2014: The Cut

Tahar Rahim gets lost in translation in Fatih Akin's well-intended but turgid western.

Venice 2014: Manglehorn Festivals

Venice 2014: Manglehorn

Al Pacino performs miracles in David Gordon Green's intimate character study.

Venice 2014: In The Basement Festivals

Venice 2014: In The Basement

Austria's Ulrich Seidl asks us to leave our prejudices at the door in this fascinating and explicit piece of docu-fiction.

TIFF 2014: 10 Films To Look Out For Festivals

TIFF 2014: 10 Films To Look Out For

New films from Noah Baumbach, Mia Hansen-Løve and Bong Joon-ho look set to liven up this year's Toronto International Film Festival.

Venice 2014: 99 Homes Festivals

Venice 2014: 99 Homes

The pairing of Andrew Garfield and Michael Shannon pays off big in this effective financial crisis drama from Ramin Bahrani.

Venice 2014: The Look Of Silence Festivals

Venice 2014: The Look Of Silence

Joshua Oppenheimer's sister film to The Act Of Killing is as harrowing and reflexive as its predecessor.