little white lies

little white lies is a bimonthly film magazine which look for new ways of combining cutting-edge editorial and graphic design while remaining dedicated to championing the best film talent from around the world.



the latest issue of Little White Lies homes in on the new feature film, ‘The Miseducation of Cameron Post’, by young Iranian-American director, Desiree Akhavan, which tells a coming-of-age tale of a girl sent to ‘gay conversion therapy’. Norwegian illustrator, Natalie Foss provides the wonderful cover image for an issue that eschews the digital by making each page layout by hand. Inside there’s an interview with the director and the lead actresses; there are features on current female cinematographers; and a look at the denim craze in 80s + 90s film. Plus the usual roundup of film reviews and interviews.

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issue 75 of Little White Lies is something different, and something a little radical. As editor David Jenkins writes in the brief: ‘the world is fucked’. The issue is therefore a response to that imperfect of circumstances and asks if movies can change the world. A bumper list of regular LWL writers come up with one movie to show the world’s leaders and describe why it could effect change. Movies like Hitchcock’s ‘Rope’, ‘The Lives of Others’, ’13 Lakes’, ‘The Battle of Algiers’ and ‘Born in Flames’ all feature. As well as this, the usual compendium of reviews are also included.

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issue 74 of Little White Lies enters the offbeat world of Wes Anderson to coincide with the release of his latest film, Isle of Dogs. features include: an interview with Anderson; an illustrated history of movie dogs; and a brilliant selection of Wes Anderson movie posters creatively reimagined with dogs by their team of illustrators. elsewhere there’s interviews with Claire Denis, Jessie Buckley, Robin Campillo, Valeska Grisebach, Lui Jian, Anya Taylor-Joy and Olivia Cooke, and the usual compendium of reviews.
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Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water gets the Little White Lies treatment this time with some typically excellent features. they include interviews with Sally Hawkins and the director himself. there’s also a wonderful series of looks at ‘outsiders’ in film, brilliantly illustrated by Katherine Lam, featuring Let the Right One In, Ghost World and serial murderers. elsewhere there are reviews and an interview with Paul Thomas Anderson about his new feature, Phantom Thread.
// mags of the month: february //

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issue #72 of little white lies is dedicated to the film “three billboards outside ebbing, missouri” a brilliant new film from british writer/director martin mcdonagh. the issue includes a conversation with the director on getting the best from his leading lady, frances mcdormand; sam rockwell offers his first-person testimony on how best to play a member of the police; a definitive line-up of cinema’s most angelic and devilish screen law enforcers; and christina newland explores the world of female headscarves in her regular column on clothes and movies.
available to select until january 17

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