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Possession On Film: The Good, The Bad And The Sexist Articles

Possession On Film: The Good, The Bad And The Sexist

Show some sympathy for the Devil this Halloween and revisit these demonic genre classics.

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

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.

Can You Solve Our Ultimate Halloween Movie Picture Puzzle? Articles

Can You Solve Our Ultimate Halloween Movie Picture Puzzle?

See if you can spot every movie reference in Sam Taylor's horror movie-inspired illustration.

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

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.

What Makes A Great Artist Biopic? Articles

What Makes A Great Artist Biopic?

Mike Leigh's Mr Turner is the latest in a long line of films that captures the dichotomy of the creative process.

How Rep Cinema Is Breaking Out Of London Articles

How Rep Cinema Is Breaking Out Of London

The BFI's blockbuster sci-fi season is a great example of rep cinema breaking out of the English capital.

10 Of The Best Stanley Kubrick Parodies Articles

10 Of The Best Stanley Kubrick Parodies

From The Simpsons' latest spoof to a soft drink Spartacus satire, watch our favourite nods to the master filmmaker.

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

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.

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.