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Brainquake: The Inside Story Of Samuel Fuller's Lost Work Articles

Brainquake: The Inside Story Of Samuel Fuller's Lost Work

LWLies uncovers familiar themes in the filmmaker's searing and sensational final novel.

The Geography Of Werner Herzog Articles

The Geography Of Werner Herzog

From the deepest jungle to icy plateaus, LWLies explores the use of setting as character in the cinema of Werner Herzog.

Win A Signed Copy Of LWLies 54 The Rover Issue Articles

Win A Signed Copy Of LWLies 54 The Rover Issue

Think you're the world's biggest Robert Pattinson fan? We want you to prove it.

Join LWLies For A Rooftop Screening At John Lewis, Oxford Street Articles

Join LWLies For A Rooftop Screening At John Lewis, Oxford Street

You decide whether Inside Llewyn Davis or Black Swan will play at this amazing location.

By LWLies

Hyper Charisma: Remembering Robin Williams Articles

Hyper Charisma: Remembering Robin Williams

From Popeye to Old Dogs, LWLies celebrates the life and work of a unique comic talent.

Film4 FrightFest 2014: Five Picks Articles

Film4 FrightFest 2014: Five Picks

Necrophilia, home invasion and a killer anal tumour… It must be that time of the year again.

What Makes The Perfect Film Festival? Articles

What Makes The Perfect Film Festival?

New Horizons in Wrocław, western Poland, has more than a few of the answers.

Interviews

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.

Christina Hendricks Interviews

Christina Hendricks

The Mad Men star empties God's Pocket and discusses gender bias within the film industry.

Michel Gondry Interviews

Michel Gondry

LWLies talks Mood Indigo with the charismatic French dreamweaver.

James Gunn Interviews

James Gunn

The Guardians of the Galaxy director reveals what it takes to work on a Marvel movie.

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

What Makes The Perfect Film Festival? Festivals

What Makes The Perfect Film Festival?

New Horizons in Wrocław, western Poland, has more than a few of the answers.

Venice Film Festival 2014: Line-Up Announced Festivals

Venice Film Festival 2014: Line-Up Announced

Alejandro González Iñárritu's Birdman and Joshua Oppenheimer's The Look of Silence lead the race for the Golden Lion.

Meet the Programmers: The Adventure Travel Film Festival 2014 Festivals

Meet the Programmers: The Adventure Travel Film Festival 2014

The hosts of the inspiring ATFF are back to broaden your horizons.

Sunrise Awards 2014: Preview Festivals

Sunrise Awards 2014: Preview

Watch the shortlisted entries to the latest edition of the UK’s largest independent film festival.

Edinburgh International Film Festival 2104: Best Of British Festivals

Edinburgh International Film Festival 2104: Best Of British

There was even greater incentive for the homegrown stars to shine at this year's EIFF.

First Look: Spike Lee's Da Sweet Blood of Jesus Festivals

First Look: Spike Lee's Da Sweet Blood of Jesus

Spike Lee reminds the world why he's one of the best by remaking an experimental blaxplotation vampire parable from the '70s.