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The Best Fan Reactions To The Star Wars Episode VII Trailer Articles

The Best Fan Reactions To The Star Wars Episode VII Trailer

LWLies readers offer their reactions to the first trailer for The Force Awakens... What do you think?

Empire, Race And The Struggle For Decolonialisation Articles

Empire, Race And The Struggle For Decolonialisation

A new documentary, Concerning Violence, shows how films with colonial themes can challenge our attitude towards screen violence.

Inherent Vice: Artwork Exclusive Articles

Inherent Vice: Artwork Exclusive

Check out an exclusive new poster for PTA's seventh feature.

Jurassic World: First Look Trailer Articles

Jurassic World: First Look Trailer

The Park is back open for business, but will you be buying a ticket?

How The Hunger Games Became A Global Symbol Of Resistance Articles

How The Hunger Games Became A Global Symbol Of Resistance

With Katniss Everdeen's salute being adopted by protestors, LWLies looks at what can happen when cinema inspires political action.

Little White Lies Presents... A '90s Dance Workshop Articles

Little White Lies Presents... A '90s Dance Workshop

Love '90s pop? Love getting fit? Get yourself down to Frame this Saturday.

Are Arthouse Westerns On The Rise? Articles

Are Arthouse Westerns On The Rise?

As The Homesman rides into view, James Clarke looks at how the western continues to stake its claim on the movie landscape.

Interviews

Mike Leigh Interviews

Mike Leigh

LWLies sits for the British cinema icon who doesn’t mince his words to talk about his new film, Mr Turner.

Daniel Radcliffe Interviews

Daniel Radcliffe

LWLies hears why the Horns star relates to his latest role as a lovelorn demon.

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.

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

10 Things To See At The Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2014 Festivals

10 Things To See At The Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2014

With a focus on independent film from Lebanon to Japan, here are our picks from this year's ASFF.

5 Films To See At The UK Jewish Film Festival 2014 Festivals

5 Films To See At The UK Jewish Film Festival 2014

New films from Shira Geffen and François Margolin are among the highlights of this year's UKJFF.

Debra Granik Festivals

Debra Granik

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

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.