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Little White Lies magazine - issue 100 - Reading Room


Little White Lies / 100


LWLies 100: Special Anniversary Issue


Party hats and streamers at the ready as we celebrate our bumper birthday edition – with four stunning covers up for grabs.


Essay 1: The Ghosts of Cinema Future

Charles Bramesco is worried that our streaming overlords are dropping the ball and suggests a clever course correction.


In the Beginning…

Thirty-nine great filmmakers from around the globe talk exclusively to LWLies about the impulse that led them down the rabbit hole of cinema. Includes new interviews with Wes Anderson, Lulu Wang, Mark Jenkin, Alice Rohrwacher, Davy Chou, Isabel Sandoval, Pedro Almodóvar and Christian Petzold.


Essay 2: The Ghosts of Cinema Present

Hannah Strong reflects on the state of the multiplex and ponders whether the cinemagoing experience will ever be the same again.


Perfect 10s

Summing up the cinema of LWLies’ lifetime (2005 to present) the only way we know how: with a load of irreverent top 10 lists.


Essay 3: The Ghosts of Cinema Past

Christina Newland opens her heart for a personal exploration into what it means to cherish old movies.


Print Matters

A visual journey through the LWLies publishing archives to demonstrate how the magazine has evolved over the years.


Moviehunting: A guide to finding small gems

LWLies contributing editor Sophie Monks Kaufman charts her exploration at the fringes of film culture over the last decade, in search of rare, burnished jewels to call her own.


Interview: Joanna Hogg

Soma Ghosh meets the British filmmaker to discuss the subtleties and subtext of her intriguing, self-reflexive new work, The Eternal Daughter.


Interview: Carol Morley

David Jenkins chats with a filmmaker who naturally gravitates towards eccentrics and mysteries as she uncovers the life of lost artist Audrey Amiss in her new film, Typist Artist Pirate King.


Interview: Rodrigo Prieto

Anna Bogutskaya talks to Martin Scorsese’s current cinematographer of choice about the aesthetic decisions that went into the maestro’s new epic, Killers of the Flower Moon.


In review


Ira Sachs’ Passages

Celine Song’s Past Lives

Anna Hints’ Smoke Sauna Sisterhood

Joanna Hogg’s The Eternal Daughter

Todd Haynes’ May December

Molly Manning Walker’s How To Have Sex

Ken Loach’s The Old Oak

Babak Jalali’s Fremont

Craig Gillespie’s Dumb Money

Carol Morley’s Typist Artist Pirate King

Cristian Mungiu’s R.M.N.

Clement Virgo’s Brother

Matt Johnson’s BlackBerry

Sebastián Silva’s Rotting in the Sun

Justine Triet’s Anatomy of a Fall

Koji Fukada’s Love Life

Martin Scorsese’s Killers of the Flower Moon


Plus, Matt Turner selects six key home ents releases for your consideration, including Jean Rollin’s Night of the Hunted, Christopher Nolan’s Following, Kira Muratova’s The Long Farewell, Mario Bava’s Blood and Black Lace 4K, Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s The Guard from the Underground and Ann Hui’s Visible Secret.


The third edition of Marina Ashioti’s column Sticky Gold Stars which celebra