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LWLies 56: The 1994 Issue Articles

LWLies 56: The 1994 Issue

Party like its 1994 with LWLies 56: cover reveal and pre-order inside!

By LWLies

On Set With John Carpenter: The Photographs Of Kim Gottlieb-Walker Articles

On Set With John Carpenter: The Photographs Of Kim Gottlieb-Walker

John Carpenter's long-time set photographer talks to LWLies about her amazing career.

20 Things We Learned From The 2014 BFI London Film Festival Articles

20 Things We Learned From The 2014 BFI London Film Festival

The LFF is over for another year. But what did we all learn? LWLies reflects on a whirlwind 12 days of cinematic mayhem and revelry.

The Space: Open Call Articles

The Space: Open Call

Submit your innovative digital art pitch and you could see it brought to life courtesy of The Space.

By LWLies

How Women Can Improve Their Lot In The Film Industry Articles

How Women Can Improve Their Lot In The Film Industry

Beyond the torrent of bleak stats, women are making small, but positive steps towards equality in the film industry.

Ghostbusters 3 Is A False Dawn For Women In Hollywood Articles

Ghostbusters 3 Is A False Dawn For Women In Hollywood

Why Paul Feig's all-female reboot isn't quite the victory for gender equality it might seem.

Stations Of The Cross: Exclusive First Trailer Articles

Stations Of The Cross: Exclusive First Trailer

Catch this first peek of Dietrich Brüggemann's bone-dry satire on the struggles of living a life informed by religion.

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Interviews

Zachary Wigon On The Heart Machine Interviews

Zachary Wigon On The Heart Machine

The critic turned filmmaker talks about how his journalistic background informed his debut feature.

Margaret Brown On The Great Invisible Interviews

Margaret Brown On The Great Invisible

The documentarian reveals the truth about the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

Gia Coppola Interviews

Gia Coppola

The Palo Alto director reveals to LWLies how the world of bartending informed her debut feature.

Debra Granik Interviews

Debra Granik

The director of Stray Dog talks about documenting a Vietnam-vet turned canine-therapy advocate.

Ivan Reitman: 'Kindergarten Cop Is A Perfect Action Comedy' Interviews

Ivan Reitman: 'Kindergarten Cop Is A Perfect Action Comedy'

The veteran Hollywood director talks Draft Day, a Twins sequel and a mad David Cronenberg collaboration that never happened.

David Fincher Interviews

David Fincher

Ahead of his highly anticipated adaptation of Gillian Flynn's psychological best-seller, Gone Girl, LWLies is granted an audience with director David Fincher.

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 Is Queer Cinema? Festivals

What Is Queer Cinema?

LWLies travelled to Lisbon to meet one of Europe's leading voices on LGBT art.

Alien At The Jodrell Bank Observatory Festivals

Alien At The Jodrell Bank Observatory

Abandon Normal Devices' Watch The Skies! event concluded with a uniquely immersive screening of Ridley Scott's seminal genre hybrid.

NYFF 2014: Inherent Vice Festivals

NYFF 2014: Inherent Vice

Read our early thoughts on Paul Thomas Anderson's shaggy stoner-surf comedy starring Joaquin Phoenix.

The Cream of Queer Lisboa 2014 Festivals

The Cream of Queer Lisboa 2014

LWLies trekked to Portugal's premiere LGBT-themed festival, and had a whale of a time. Read our highlights here.

NYFF: Mathieu Amalric On The Blue Room Festivals

NYFF: Mathieu Amalric On The Blue Room

LWLies meets the amicable French actor/director ahead of his new film's New York premiere.

NYFF 2014: Beloved Sisters Festivals

NYFF 2014: Beloved Sisters

Dominik Graf's intricate, bucolic melodrama is a total breeze, even at three hours in length.