Little White Lies was established in 2005 as a bi-monthly print magazine committed to championing great movies and the talented people who make them. Combining cutting-edge design, illustration and journalism, LWLies has been described as being “at the vanguard of the independent publishing movement.” Our reviews feature unique tripartite ranking system that captures the different aspects of the movie-going experience. We believe in Truth & Movies.

Editorial

David Jenkins

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Design

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Laurène Boglio

Oliver Stafford

The films of Steven Spielberg ranked – part two

By LWLies

Jaws? E.T.? Raiders? Close Encounters? Read on to find out what made the number one spot.

Is it time to start taking iPhone movies seriously?

By Jessica Holland

It doesn’t make sense that Tangerine was shot on a phone, but that’s just the kind of inspired madness cinema needs.

LWLies 62: the Carol issue

By LWLies

Pick up our latest issue and fall in love with Todd Haynes’ breathtaking period romance.

Features

Watch the trailer for Sunset Song

By LWLies

Agyness Deyn shimmers in the first trailer for Terence Davies’ latest cinematic marvel.

Watch this short film about a real life aquatic super hero

By LWLies

A jaunt to the Finnish countryside allows for a meeting with daredevil freediver Antero Joki.

Is it time to start taking iPhone movies seriously?

By Jessica Holland

It doesn’t make sense that Tangerine was shot on a phone, but that’s just the kind of inspired madness cinema needs.

Burnt video review

By Clarisse Loughrey

Cliches and pork cutlets fly in this rancid portrait of a celebrity chef.

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Reviews

Tangerine

By Katherine McLaughlin

This euphoric night-before-Christmas revenge caper is one of the year’s most purely enjoyable films.

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The Lady in the Van

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

Alan Bennett’s hit autobiographical play from 1999 receives a mild but quietly magical screen adaptation.

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Steve Jobs

By Ashley Clark

This triple-pronged character study of the Apple godhead is bogged down in reams of self-satisfied Sorkinese.

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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

The final roll of the dice for Katniss and crew sadly doesn’t match previous instalments.

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Microbe & Gasoline

By David Jenkins

This bittersweet summer road trip planned and orchestrated by Michel Gondry is one of the director’s finest.

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Kill Your Friends

By David Jenkins

Nicholas Hoult gets nasty in this lairy, sweary and utterly joyless dirge through the ’90s music industry.

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