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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.

Locke Creative Brief Articles

Locke Creative Brief

Sharpen your pencils and start your engines for our latest design competition...

Time After Time: A Post-Apocalyptic Movie Poster Spectacular Articles

Time After Time: A Post-Apocalyptic Movie Poster Spectacular

LWLies invites you to an exhibition celebrating cinema’s dark obsession with the apocalypse.

Venice Film Festival 2014: Line-Up Announced Articles

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.

The Kids Are Alright: Karlovy Vary 2014 Articles

The Kids Are Alright: Karlovy Vary 2014

Some superlative Cannes-hangovers propped up this year's selection at the Czech Republic's foremost film festival.

The Story Of Double Play Articles

The Story Of Double Play

Critic and filmmaker Gabe Klinger on his poetic film document of the friendship between James Benning and Richard Linklater.

The Roles Nicolas Cage Turned Down Articles

The Roles Nicolas Cage Turned Down

From a green ogre to an ageing grappler, the Joe star has passed up some truly iconic parts.

Interviews

James Gunn Interviews

James Gunn

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

Audrey Tautou Interviews

Audrey Tautou

The Mood Indigo star reveals what it's like stepping inside the mind of Michel Gondry.

David Gordon Green: 'Why I Love Nicolas Cage' Interviews

David Gordon Green: 'Why I Love Nicolas Cage'

Why does the Joe director want to make a new version of Pee-Wee's Playhouse with the famed character actor?

Charlie Siskel Interviews

Charlie Siskel

LWLies meets the co-director of a new doc about one of the best-kept secrets in the world of photography.

Cop And A Half’s Norman D Golden II Interviews

Cop And A Half’s Norman D Golden II

A random exchange helps LWLies to catch up with the star of 1993's underrated cross-generational buddy comedy.

Annie Atkins: Graphic designer On The Grand Budapest Hotel Interviews

Annie Atkins: Graphic designer On The Grand Budapest Hotel

The lead graphic designer on The Grand Budapest Hotel talks about bringing Wes Anderson's meticulous vision to life.

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 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.

Sheffield Doc/Fest 2014: The New York Review Of Books: A 50 Year Argument Festivals

Sheffield Doc/Fest 2014: The New York Review Of Books: A 50 Year Argument

Martin Scorsese's latest documentary foray is a love-poem to the New York Review of Books.