Features

Articles

Cannes 2015: Directors' Fortnight Line-Up Announced Articles

Cannes 2015: Directors' Fortnight Line-Up Announced

New films from Jeremy Saulnier, Takashi Miike and Miguel Gomes will premiere in the Cannes' sidebar.

True Story And The Need For Dramatisation Articles

True Story And The Need For Dramatisation

A new true crime drama starring Jonah Hill and James Franco shows that sometimes it's okay to dress up the facts.

Your Favourite Movie Soundtracks On #RSD2015 Articles

Your Favourite Movie Soundtracks On #RSD2015

A LWLies Twitter gallery of hot, movie-themed wax platters to celebrate Record Store Day

By LWLies

Horses On Film: A Video Index Articles

Horses On Film: A Video Index

To celebrate the release of Dark Horse, here are 10 examples of screen steeds in action.

Rian Johnson 'What I Love About Movies' Print Articles

Rian Johnson 'What I Love About Movies' Print

Illustrator Mat Pringle discusses the challenge of drawing the Brick and Looper director.

By LWLies

Mike Leigh Announces The Subject Of His Next Film Articles

Mike Leigh Announces The Subject Of His Next Film

The veteran British filmmaker looks set to get political with his latest project.

First Trailer: Quentin Tarantino's The H8ful Eight Articles

First Trailer: Quentin Tarantino's The H8ful Eight

No footage but plenty of neat graphics set up QT's will he/won't he 70mm western.

By LWLies

Interviews

Interviews

"I Cannot Compete With ABBA": A Conversation With Roy Andersson

LWLies meets the director of A Pigeon Sat On A Branch Reflecting On Existence.

Brett Morgen On Getting To Know The Real Kurt Cobain Interviews

Brett Morgen On Getting To Know The Real Kurt Cobain

The Montage of Heck director reveals how he became personally acquainted with the late Nirvana frontman.

A Conversation With Xavier Dolan Interviews

A Conversation With Xavier Dolan

LWLies meets one of the most mercurial talents in world film, who talks about love, life and superheroes.

Kim Longinotto Interviews

Kim Longinotto

The acclaimed British documentarian on Dreamcatcher and why we all need to start standing up to child abuse.

David Robert Mitchell Interviews

David Robert Mitchell

LWLies talks sequels and the consolations of genre with the director of horror classic-in-the-making, It Follows.

Daniel Wolfe Interviews

Daniel Wolfe

The British writer/director discusses the making of his atmospheric feature debut, Catch Me Daddy.

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

Cannes 2015: Line-Up Announced Festivals

Cannes 2015: Line-Up Announced

New films from Todd Haynes, Jaques Audiard and Yorgos Lanthimos head up this year's Official Selection.

Female Director Set To Open 2015 Cannes Film Festival Festivals

Female Director Set To Open 2015 Cannes Film Festival

Little-known French female filmmaker Emmanuelle Bercot steps up to the plate.

SXSW 2015: Results Festivals

SXSW 2015: Results

Andrew Bujalski is back with a robust relationship drama centred around gym culture.

SXSW 2015: Stone Barn Castle Festivals

SXSW 2015: Stone Barn Castle

Adrien Brody opens his toolbox and his heart in this extraordinary home improvement doc.

SXSW 2015: Deep Web Festivals

SXSW 2015: Deep Web

Alex Winter's vital Keanu Reeves-narrated doc delves into the interminable crisis of our digital future.

SXSW 2015: Just Jim Festivals

SXSW 2015: Just Jim

Submarine star Craig Roberts experiences growing pains with his awkward directorial debut.