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Why The Sex Scene In 45 Years Is A Modern Classic Articles

Why The Sex Scene In 45 Years Is A Modern Classic

Andrew Haigh captures the timeless terror, trepidation and humour of sex in his brilliant new film.

Christopher Nolan Talks Film Preservation At London Film Festival Articles

Christopher Nolan Talks Film Preservation At London Film Festival

He'll be joining Tacita Dean, BFI head Heather Stewart and the Austrian Film Museum's Alexander Horwarth.

By LWLies

Does Alain Delon Have The Most Inscrutable Stare In All Of Cinema? Articles

Does Alain Delon Have The Most Inscrutable Stare In All Of Cinema?

Ahead of the re-release of L'Eclisse, we celebrate the hyper-intense qualities of its leading man.

Film Guides Aren't Dead Yet – But Should They Be? Articles

Film Guides Aren't Dead Yet – But Should They Be?

As the 2016 edition of the Radio Times Film Guide is release, we recall the tactile joys of physical compendiums.

A Film About The Short Films In Me And Earl And The Dying Girl Articles

A Film About The Short Films In Me And Earl And The Dying Girl

Watch an exclusive featurette for Alfonso Gomez-Rejon's award-winning comedy plus win a signed poster.

By LWLies

Video: Artifacts No. 3 – Sammy Sheldon Differ Articles

Video: Artifacts No. 3 – Sammy Sheldon Differ

The renowned British costume designer provides a unique insight into her creative process.

By LWLies

Robert Pattinson Cast In New Claire Denis Movie Articles

Robert Pattinson Cast In New Claire Denis Movie

One of the world's greatest directors has cast the young British actor in her new sci-fi film.

By LWLies

Interviews

Andrew Haigh Interviews

Andrew Haigh

The director of Weekend and 45 Years talks to LWLies about how he creates authentic, lived-in characters.

Greta Gerwig Interviews

Greta Gerwig

The writer and star of Mistress America opens up about her post Frances Ha fame and how she learned to love her flaws.

Frederick Wiseman On In Jackson Heights Interviews

Frederick Wiseman On In Jackson Heights

The documentary maestro on Kickstarter, uniting communities and being inspired by People magazine.

Bruno Dumont: Interviews

Bruno Dumont: "You Cannot Improvise With Comedy"

The French writer/director talks to LWLies about his first foray into out-and-out comedy, P'Tit Quinquin.

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.

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.