The best new music documentaries to look out for this year

By Patrick Gamble

Films about Betty Davis, Ryuichi Sakamoto and Milford Graves were among the highlights of the 15th edition of IndieLisboa.

Solo: A Star Wars Story

By Adam Woodward

This safe and fan service-heavy Han Solo origin story is the worst Star Wars movie since the prequel trilogy.

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LWLies 75 special issue: Can movies save the world?

By Little White Lies

Our latest print edition features guest contributions from Guillermo del Toro, the Safdie brothers and more.

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The best new music documentaries to look out for this year

By Patrick Gamble

Films about Betty Davis, Ryuichi Sakamoto and Milford Graves were among the highlights of the 15th edition of IndieLisboa.

In defence of funny women

By Lydia Figes

Female-driven comedies such as The Marvellous Mrs Maisel and Funny Cow are challenging archaic notions about women on screen.

Knife + Heart – first look review

By Manuela Lazic

A thriller set in the 1970s world of Parisian porn tries to intellectualise its seedy story, but misses the mark.

Burning – first look review

By David Jenkins

This monumental new work from South Korean director Lee Chang-dong was well worth the eight-year wait.

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Reviews

On Chesil Beach

By David Jenkins

Marital woe plagues a young couple honeymooning on the Dorset coast in this Ian McEwan adaptation.

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Allure

By Anton Bitel

Evan Rachel Wood stars in this twisty erotic thriller about a cleaner who strikes up a friendship with a client’s daughter.

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Solo: A Star Wars Story

By Adam Woodward

This safe and fan service-heavy Han Solo origin story is the worst Star Wars movie since the prequel trilogy.

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Jeune Femme

By Christina Newland

Laetitia Dosch delivers a star turn in this charming Parisian drama from writer/director Léonor Serraille.

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Filmworker

By Thomas Hobbs

This documentary provides a fascinating insight into Stanley Kubrick’s world, via his right-hand man, Leon Vitali.

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Deadpool 2

By Hannah Woodhead

Ryan Reynolds’ merc with a mouth returns to the big screen for another instalment of X-rated antics.

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