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Paolo Sorrentino: Articles

Paolo Sorrentino: "TV Is The Beautiful Child Of Cinema And Literature"

The Italian Oscar winner justifies switching to television for his HBO miniseries The Young Pope.

That Darn Movie Show! – Magic Mike XXL Articles

That Darn Movie Show! – Magic Mike XXL

Watch the steamy second episode of our brand new weekly video review show.

By LWLies

Which Card Would You Play In The Sicario Game Of Life? Articles

Which Card Would You Play In The Sicario Game Of Life?

Choose from Blunt, Brolin or Benicio to decide the outcome of the Denis Villeneuve's upcoming thriller.

Was The Film Industry Born In Leeds? Articles

Was The Film Industry Born In Leeds?

The director of The First Film reveals his obsession with the curious case of Louis Le Prince.

Bel Powley Bares Her Talent In The Diary Of A Teenage Girl Articles

Bel Powley Bares Her Talent In The Diary Of A Teenage Girl

Watch the first trailer for Marielle Heller's intimate portrait of a young girl's sexual awakening.

The Art Of Song Of The Sea Articles

The Art Of Song Of The Sea

Check out a special gallery of making of artwork from Tomm Moore's upcoming animation.

By LWLies

How Channing Tatum Became Hollywood's Most Versatile Actor Articles

How Channing Tatum Became Hollywood's Most Versatile Actor

Magic Mike XXL confirms the former male stripper-turned-movie star as a unique talent.

Interviews

Joshua Oppenheimer Interviews

Joshua Oppenheimer

The award-winning director talks openly about receiving death-threats off the back of his remarkable new film The Look of Silence.

Alex Ross Perry Interviews

Alex Ross Perry

The American writer/director discusses taking a creative step-up on his Jason Schwartzman-starring comedy drama, Listen Up Philip.

Ryan Gosling Interviews

Ryan Gosling

The Lost River director reflects on his childhood, his love of fairy tales and the myth of the American Dream.

Brad Bird Interviews

Brad Bird

Brad Bird talks Tomorrowland, his favourite directors and the current state of hand-drawn animation.

Olivier Assayas: Interviews

Olivier Assayas: "I'd Like To See Stage Versions Of Marvel Comics"

The French director picks apart the writing process and his superb latest work, Clouds of Sils Maria.

Interviews

"Life Is Nothingness" An Interview With Tsai Ming-liang

LWLies interviews the Taiwanese auteur who returns with the extraordinary film, Stray Dogs.

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

Cannes 2015: The Winners Festivals

Cannes 2015: The Winners

Who picked up the silverware at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival, including the coveted Palme d'Or?

By LWLies

Cannes 2015: LWLies' Top 10 Films Festivals

Cannes 2015: LWLies' Top 10 Films

Our staff writers pick their 10 personal favourites from this year's festival.

Cannes 2015: Macbeth Festivals

Cannes 2015: Macbeth

The stunning pros and unfortunate cons in Justin Kurzel's take on the Bard just about balance out.

Cannes 2015: The Assassin Festivals

Cannes 2015: The Assassin

Taiwanese master Hou Hsiao-Hsien reinvents the martial arts movie, with utterly astonishing results.

Cannes 2015: Dheepan Festivals

Cannes 2015: Dheepan

Jacques Audiard follows up Rust and Bone with a nuanced and gratifying immigration tale.

Cannes 2015: Marguerite Et Julien Festivals

Cannes 2015: Marguerite Et Julien

Anaïs Demoustier and Jérémie Elkaïm are perfectly cast in this rewarding tale of forbidden love.