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Philip Seymour Hoffman 'What I Love About Movies' Print Articles

Philip Seymour Hoffman 'What I Love About Movies' Print

Graphic artist Raid71 reveals the inspiration for his illustrated portrait of the late actor.

Why Lena Dunham Matters Articles

Why Lena Dunham Matters

Sophie Monk Kaufman argues why the Girls creator remains a public figure of enduring cultural significance.

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"I Want To Be A Lost Girl In An All-Female Peter Pan"

Watch Cinderella stars Holliday Grainger and Lily James chat about their love of classic Disney tales.

SXSW 2015: Results Articles

SXSW 2015: Results

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

The Tale Of The Princess Kaguya: Creative Brief Winner Articles

The Tale Of The Princess Kaguya: Creative Brief Winner

An incredible Ghibli-themed fan design wins the top prize in our latest design competition.

By LWLies

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"Cinema Is A Machine Of Creating Empathy"

LWLies sat down with The Voices director, Marjane Satrapi and its female lead, Gemma Arterton, to talk about life, layers, suffering and cinema.

The Tribe: Exclusive Poster Articles

The Tribe: Exclusive Poster

Check out the quad poster for Miroslav Slaboshpitsky's graceful, brutal and totally word-free drama, The Tribe.

Interviews

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.

Jessica Hausner Interviews

Jessica Hausner

The Austrian director of Amour Fou sits down for a chat about love and laughter.

Don Hall Interviews

Don Hall

The Big Hero 6 director talks robo-bromance and why he wasn't intimidated by Frozen.

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.

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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

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.

SXSW 2015: Spy Festivals

SXSW 2015: Spy

The pairing of Melissa McCarthy and Jason Statham generates big laughs in Paul Feig's frisky espionage caper.

SXSW 2015: Moonwalkers Festivals

SXSW 2015: Moonwalkers

Ron Perlman takes no prisoners in this Swinging action comedy from Antoine Bardou-Jacquet.

SXSW 2015: Steve Jobs: The Man In The Machine Festivals

SXSW 2015: Steve Jobs: The Man In The Machine

Prolific documentarian Alex Gibney takes a bite out of the late Apple CEO and consumer tech pioneer.