August 28, 2019

Hannah Woodhead is a lover of magazines and movies from way back, a Little White Lies (LWL) reader since the age of fifteen, and having previously worked as a student journalist for her university paper, understood from early on that film journalism is something “you g...

June 5, 2019

The world needed this film. From the first few magnetic minutes, Sasha Polak’s Dirty God grabs hold of you, long after the credits have finished. Do not expect a sentimental pull on your heartstrings, because actress Vicky Knight brings her explosive A-Game to the scre...

May 21, 2019

Here, we have a film that brings new life to the timeless work of American photographer, Harold Feinstein.

Coney Island Teenagers(1949) by Harold Feinstein

Feinstein was a massively underrated master of his craft. One look at his photography (and, in my opinion, especial...

May 15, 2019

Francine Stock meets me for coffee at BAFTA, after a long day working on her third novel – ten years since the release of In Glorious Technicolour, a book that chronicled the last century with the three most impactful films per decade.'It’s just a question of sitt...

May 7, 2019

"Do we lose our humanity if we are deprived of the choice between good and evil?” – Kubrick on Clockwork Orange (1971).

Image: Matthew Modine and Stanley Kubrick on the set of Full Metal Jacket (1987), directed by Stanley Kubrick. Warner Bros Entertainment Inc.

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March 31, 2019

Recently, it has come to my attention that Andrew Garfield is a pretty great actor. Having just re-watched The Social Network (2010), in which he played Eduardo Saverin, it was pure coincidence that a week later, my social media feed was sharing snippets of a new film,...

March 29, 2019

Anna Smith is a freelance British film journalist and broadcaster, regularly featuring in publications such as The Guardian, Sight & Sound, Empire or Time Out, in addition to hosting the film podcast “Girls On Film", voted No. 1 in Stylist Magazine's Best Feminist Film...

March 12, 2019

After an incredibly jam-packed schedule of new film releases, hosting Q&As with the likes of Timothée Chalamet, Regina King and Barry Jenkins to name but a few, the Academy Awards build up, and of course the coverage of it all, The Telegraph's Lead Film Critic Robbie C...

February 20, 2019

“Every black person in America was born on Beale Street, born in the black neighbourhood of some American city, whether in Jackson, Mississippi or in Harlem, New York. Beale Street is our legacy.” – James Baldwin

Image: Allociné.fr

"If Beale Street Could Talk", Barry Jen...

January 24, 2019

Rare is the opportunity to talk to someone we look up to professionally, and it is even rarer for the interaction to live up to what we hope it to be. Meeting for coffee in Holborn, London, my hour with Peter Bradshaw was a genuinely delightful one. Drawing on his expe...

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