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Little White Lies magazine - issue 101 - Reading Room


Little White Lies / 101


In this issue, we speak to the director about his long and winding relationship with the novel and how he received Gray’s blessing to make it. We also meet the craft team behind this eye-popping marvel, and how they helped refashion an early-19th century Europe into a colourful playground of expressionist delights.

Lead review: Poor Things 
Savina Petkova picks apart the subtle psychological core of Yorgos Lanthimos’ literary picaresque.

The Modern Prometheus
Hannah Strong explores the epic adventure of Poor Things’ production and creation with director Yorgos Lanthimos.

Wild Nights with Emily
Hannah Strong lauds the multifarious, awards-garlanded career of the actor Emily Jean “Emma” Stone.

Art and Craft
Leila Latif conducts a round table interview with the creative heads of department on Poor Things.

Strange Frequencies
Marina Ashioti takes a trek into the past to explore the winding cinematic roots of Greece’s so-called “weird wave”.

The Wicker Woman
Will Sloan charts the journey of erotic screen empress Emmanuelle across a continent of sequels and spin-offs.

Free Brochure: Red Light / Green Light
Catch the diverse line-up for the first annual festival of radical cinema from inside the system.





Little White Lies launched in 2005 with the sole aim of creating a magazine that captures the excitement of talking about movies with good friends by bringing together impassioned, intelligent writing with striking illustration. Each issue of the magazine dedicates its entire front section to an upcoming theatrical release, drawing inspiration from the themes and visual tone of the carefully selected film. The back section features essential reviews of the latest movie releases, plus exclusive interviews, festival reports and more

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