Truth & Movies: A Little White Lies Podcast

Truth & Movies: A Little White Lies Podcast

By Little White Lies

Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club. All brought to you by the people behind Little White Lies, the world's most beautiful film magazine. email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comtwitter: @LWLieswww.lwlies.com

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Episodes

Cannes Special | The Shrouds + Megalopolis

On Truth & Movies this week, the team are coming at you live from the 2024 Cannes Film Festival with a round-up of all the great and the good movies they’ve caught, including Andrea Arnold’s Bird, David Cronenberg’s The Shrouds and Francis Ford Coppola’s Megalopolis.Joining host David Jenkins are Hannah Strong and Sophie Monks Kaufman. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
24/05/2447m 44s

Cannes Special | Furiosa + George Miller

On Truth & Movies this week we discuss all the goings on from the Cannes Film Festival including Furiosa and talk to George Miller about the latest Mad Max SagaJoining host Leila Latif are David Jenkins and Hannah Strong.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, talking to some of the most exciting filmmakers, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by TCO Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
17/05/2458m 38s

Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes | La Chimera | Orpheus (1950)

On Truth & Movies this week we delve into the 10th instalment of the Planet Of the Apes saga, gaze upon the masterpiece that is Alice Rohrwacher’s La Chimera and revisit Jean Cocteau’s retelling of the Greek myth Orpheus.Joining host Leila Latif are LWLies editor-at-large Adam Woodward and film critic Guy Lodge.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, talking to some of the most exciting filmmakers, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by TCO Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
10/05/2446m 33s

Love Lies Bleeding + Rose Glass | Fall Guy | A History of Violence (2005)

On Truth & Movies this week, we discuss the dark, erotic thrills of Love Lies Bleeding and spoke to its writer and director Rose Glass. We also review the Ryan Gosling and Emily Blunt led action-comedy Fall Guy and for film club revisit Cronenberg’s A History of Violence.Joining host Leila Latif are film critics Christina Newland and Lillian Crawford.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, talking to some of the most exciting filmmakers, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by TCO Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
03/05/241h 16m

Challengers Special + Justin Kuritzkes | A Bigger Splash | The Protagonists

On Truth & Movies this week we dive deep into subject of the latest issue of Little White Lies, Host Leila Latif spoke to its writer Justin Kuritzkes and we revisit Luca Guadgino’s earlier films, The Protagonists and A Bigger Splash.Joining host Leila Latif are Lwlies Editor David Jenkins and Digital Editor Hannah Strong.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, talking to some of the most exciting filmmakers, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by TCO Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
26/04/241h 3m

Civil War + Kirsten Dunst + Alex Garland | Back to Black | Melancholia (2011)

On this week’s show, director Alex Garland and star Kirsten Dunst join us to discuss their hot button-pushing actioner Civil War, Sam Taylor-Johnson does Amy Winehouse a gross disservice in the disastrous biopic, Back to Black, and in Film Club, we revisit Lars von Trier’s end-of-the-world relationship drama from 2011, Melancholia.Regular host Leila Latif is joined by LWLies Digital Editor Hannah Strong and freelance writer Rogan Graham.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, talking to some of the most exciting filmmakers, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by TCOEdited by Bob Stankus Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
12/04/241h 33m

Evil Does Not Exist | Monkey Man + Dev Patel | A Bittersweet Life (2005)

On Truth & Movies this week, we discuss the latest Hamaguchi, Evil Does Not Exist. We also review action thriller Monkey Man and Hannah Strong spoke to its director and star Dev Patel. Finally, for film club we watched Dev Patel’s pick, A Bittersweet Life.Joining host Leila Latif are film critics Mike McCahill and Kambole Campbell.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, talking to some of the most exciting filmmakers, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by TCO Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
05/04/241h 2m

Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire | The Sweet East | Dyn Amo (1972)

On Truth & Movies this week, we discuss the fifth instalment in the MonsterVerse franchise, Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire. Then we  move into lyrical independent fare with Sean Price Williams’ The Sweet East and his choice for Film Club, 1972’s Dyn Amo.Joining host Leila Latif are Little White Lies Editor David Jenkins and writer and broadcaster Anna Bogutskaya.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, talking to some of the most exciting filmmakers, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by TCO Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
29/03/241h 1m

Immaculate + Michael Mohan | The Delinquents | Black Narcissus (1947)

On Truth & Movies this week, get into the latest in nun horror with Sydney Sweeney vehicle Immaculate and host Leila Latif spoke to its charming director Michael Mohan. We also review anti-capitalist caper The Delinquents and finally, for film club, its a return to the nunnery with 1947’s Black Narcissus.Joining host Leila Latif are the film critics Charles Bramesco and Billie Walker.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, talking to some of the most exciting filmmakers, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by TCO Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
22/03/241h 11m

Drive Away Dolls | Banel & Adama + Ramata Toulaye-Sy | Bad Girls Go To Hell (1965)

On Truth & Movies this week, we discuss Ethan Coen’s raucous road movie Drive Away Dolls. We’re also reviewing tragic romance Banel & Adama, and David Jenkins spoke to its wonderful director Ramata Toulaye-Sy about her striking debut. Finally, for film club it's more complicated women in Bad Girls Go To Hell.Joining host Leila Latif are Laura Venning and Darren Richman.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, talking to some of the most exciting filmmakers, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by TCO Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
15/03/241h

Do Not Expect Too Much From The End Of The World + Radu Jude | Origin | Pinky (1949)

On Truth & Movies this week, we discuss Radu Jude’s powerful, experimental dark comedy Do Not Expect Too Much From The End Of The World and spoke to the director Radu Jude about his award-winning film. Then we review Ava DuVernay’s equally ambitious look at the work of Isabel Wilkerson in Origin. Finally, for film club its Elia Kazan’s look at white-passing privilege in 1949’s Pinky.Joining host Leila Latif is Little White Lies Editor David Jenkins and joining us for the first time, we welcomed film critic and podcaster Soma Ghosh.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, talking to some of the most exciting filmmakers, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by TCO Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
08/03/241h 18m

Dune: Part 2 + Denis Villeneuve | Spaceman + Adam Sandler & Paul Dano

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01/03/241h 25m

Perfect Days | The Taste Of Things + Juliette Binoche | Bob Marley: One Love

On Truth & Movies this week Wim Wenders paints a portrait of a quiet existence in Perfect Days, food is the language of Love in The Taste of Things and David Jenkins spoke to its radiant star Juliette Binoche. We also chat some of the highlights of the upcoming Berlin Film Festival and Bob Marley’s musical biopic One Love.Joining host Leila Latif is LWLies editor David Jenkins.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, talking to some of the most exciting filmmakers, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by TCO Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
16/02/241h 17m

The Iron Claw | Jeanie Finlay & Aubrey Gordon | Occupied City + Steve McQueen & Bianca Stigter | The Wrestler (2008)

On a truly epic episode of Truth & Movies we discuss Sean Durkins's wrestling tragedy The Iron Claw, Steve McQueen’s documentary on the Nazi occupation of Amsterdam, Occupied City and for film club revisit Darren Aronofsky’s The Wrestler. We also have interviews with documentary filmmaker Jeanie Finlay and the subject of her latest film Aubrey Gordon as well as a sit down with Steve McQueen and Bianca Stigter.Joining host Leila Latif are film critic, programmer and podcast regular Rafa Sales Ross and first-time guest Ellen E Jones, film critic and broadcaster and author of the new book ‘Screen Deep: How film and TV can solve racism and save the world’. https://linktr.ee/screen_deepTruth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, talking to some of the most exciting filmmakers, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by TCO Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
09/02/241h 40m

The Zone Of Interest | American Fiction + Cord Jefferson and Jeffrey Wright | Bamboozled (1994)

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02/02/241h 17m

The Holdovers + Alexander Payne | All of Us Strangers | Merlusse (1935)

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19/01/241h 1m

Poor Things + Mark Ruffalo, Ramy Youssef & Willem Dafoe | Priscilla + Philippe Le Sourd | LWLies Most Anticipated Films Of 2024

On Truth & Movies this week Little White Lies Editor David and Digital Editor Hannah Strong join host Leila Latif to talk through some of the most exciting titles coming out in 2024. We also discuss the subject of the latest magazine issue, Yorgos Lanthimos’ Poor Things, and Hannah interviewed its stars Mark Ruffalo, Ramy Youssef and Willem Dafoe. We also look at Sofia’s Coppola’s stunning Priscilla, and Leila spoke to its cinematographer and frequent Coppola collaborator Philippe Le Sourd. Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, talking to some of the most exciting filmmakers, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by TCO Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
12/01/241h 26m

Best Films Of 2023 Special

On Truth & Movies this week, LWLies’ Editor David Jenkins and Digital Editor Hannah Strong join host Leila Latif to discuss their favourite films of the year. Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, talking to some of the most exciting filmmakers, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club. Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLies Produced by TCO Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
22/12/231h 14m

Ferrari | The Boy and The Heron | Wonka

On Truth & Movies this week, Michael Mann and Adam Driver embrace speed and spectacle in Ferrari, Hayao Miyazaki returns with Studio Ghibli’s fantastical animation The Boy and the Heron. And finally, after a first trailer featuring a tiny orange Hugh Grant doing a dance broke the internet, Paul King’s Wonka finally makes it to cinemas.Joining host Leila Latif LWLies editor David Jenkins and Editor-At-Large Adam WoodwardTruth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, talking to some of the most exciting filmmakers, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by TCO Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
15/12/2356m 53s

Napoleon | Fallen Leaves | Anselm

On Truth & Movies this week one of History’s most famous figures is the centre of Ridley Scott’s epic, Napoleon. An unexpected romance blossoms in Fallen Leaves and Wim Wenders immerses us in another artist’s work in Anselm. Joining host Leila Latif are LWLies Editor David Jenkins and Film Critic Lillian Crawford. Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, talking to some of the most exciting filmmakers, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club. Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLies Produced by TCO Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
01/12/231h 1m

May December + Todd Haynes| Saltburn | Leed International Film Festival | The Killer + Erik Messerschmidt and Ren Klyce

On Truth & Movies this week, its a bumper episode. We review Todd Haynes' melodrama May December and Hannah Strong spoke to the great man himself. We also review Emerald Fennell’s latest dark comedy Saltburn and host Leila Latif will be going through the highlights of the Leeds International Film Festival. Finally, we take a look at David Fincher’s pulpy thriller The Killer and interviewed Fincher’s long term collaborators Erik Messerschmidt and Ren Klyce about working on the projectJoining host Leila Latif are digital editor Hannah Strong and film critic Rōgan Graham.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, talking to some of the most exciting filmmakers, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by TCO Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
17/11/231h 42m

Anatomy Of A Fall + Sandra Hüller | The Royal Hotel + Kitty Green | How To Have Sex

On Truth & Movies this week, we discuss Palme d’Or winner Anatomy Of A Fall and host Leila Latif interviewed its star Sandra Hüller. Then we take a look at The Royal Hotel, Kitty Green’s dark tale of two backpackers in the Australian Outback, and we also spoke to the director about her film. Finally, we review another complex look at womanhood in How To Have Sex.Joining host Leila Latif are Ella Kemp and Meg Walters.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, talking to some of the most exciting filmmakers, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by TCO Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
03/11/231h 18m

A quick update from Truth & Movies

A quick update from host Leila Latif to say that we’re taking a pause from our regular programming for the next two weeks. See you soon for more topical movie chat.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by TCO Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
20/10/2320s

Fair Play | Exorcist : Believer | Disclosure (1994)

On Truth & Movies this week we debate if Fair Play means a new era for the erotic thriller and if Exorcist : Believer proves a worthy sequel to the late, great William Friedkin’s classic tale of possession. And finally, for film club, it's a return to the erotic thriller’s heyday with 1994’s Disclosure.Joining host Leila Latif are film critic and LWLies contributors Leslie Bryron Pitt and Steph Green.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, talking to some of the most exciting filmmakers, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by TCO Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13/10/231h 1m

London Film Festival Live

On Truth & Movies this week we come live to you from the gallery at Oxo Tower. Lwlies editor David Jenkins and digital editor Hannah strong give us their top pics of the festival and host Leila Latif spoke to the festivals most buzzed about up-and-coming directors Luna Carmoon (Hoard), Naqqash Khalid (In Camera) and Ben Hecking (Haar).Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, talking to some of the most exciting filmmakers, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLies Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
11/10/2350m 19s

BlackBerry | The Burial | The Dirties (2013)

On Truth & Movies this week, it's a tech bro nightmare in BlackBerry. Jamie Foxx takes on the funeral home industry in The Burial, and for film club, we revisit BlackBerry Director Matt Johnson’s debut, The Dirties.Joining host Leila Latif are film critics Rafa Sales Ross and Sydney Urbanek.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, talking to some of the most exciting filmmakers, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLies Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
06/10/2358m 7s

Saw X | The Creator + Gareth Edwards| San Sebastián Report | Saw (2004)

On Truth & Movies this week, we embrace the unhinged life lessons taught in Saw X and debate the A.I. future depicted in Gareth Edward’s spectacular action sci-fi The Creator. Plus, host Leila Latif spoke to the director about his latest. Little White Lies Editor David Jenkins gives us a festival  report on the most exciting titles at San Sebastian, and for film club, our thirst for Jigsaw could not be sated, and we returned to the original Saw.Joining host Leila Latif are Little White Lies Digital Editor Hannah Strong and Film Critic Elena Lazic.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, talking to some of the most exciting filmmakers, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by TCO Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
29/09/231h 31m

Dumb Money + Craig Gillespie | Strange Way Of Life | Brokeback Mountain (2005)

On Truth & Movies this week, we take a look at stranger-than-fiction tale of Reddit vs Wall Street in Dumb Money and spoke to it’s director Craig Gillespie. We also review Pedro Almodovar’s highly anticipated short film Strange Way Of Life starring Ethan Hawke and Pedro Pascal former lovers in the wild west. And for film club it is more cowboys and forbidden love in Ang Lee’s Brokeback Mountain.Joining host Leila Latif are Little White Lies Editor David Jenkins and film critic Kyle Turner.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, talking to some of the most exciting filmmakers, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by TCO Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
22/09/231h 12m

British Indie Film Club: Shane Meadows

British Indie Film Club is a limited podcast series from Truth & Movies, in partnership with the British Independent Film Awards (BIFA). In this final episode, national treasure Shane Meadows joins us to reflect on the legacy of his 2004 film Dead Man’s Shoes – back in cinemas in a new restoration – and how he was inspired early in his career by another British indie stalwart, Alan Clarke.Edited by Bob Stankus.Produced by TCO. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
20/09/2338m 40s

Fremont | Rotting In the Sun + Sebastian Silva | Stranger Than Paradise (1984)

On Truth & Movies this week, a young refugee faces survivor’s guilt, insomnia and longing to be loved in Fremont. David Jenkins spoke to Sebastian Silva about his audacious meta-comedy Rotting In the Sun, and we reviewed the film. Finally for Film Club we returned to Jim Jarmusch’s debut, Stranger Than Paradise.Joining host Leila Latif are LWLies Editor David Jenkins and culture journalist Xuanlin Tham.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, talking to some of the most exciting filmmakers, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by TCO Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
15/09/231h 4m

El Conde | Past Lives + Celine Song | Venice Film Festival Highlights

On Truth & Movies this week, we cover new releases El Conde and Past Lives and LWLies Editor David Jenkins spoke to director Celine Song about her moving debut. Plus we do a rapid fire recap of the second half of the Venice Film Festival, talking direct from the Lido and discussing its high highs and low lows.  Joining host Leila Latif are Digital Editor Hannah Strong and film critic and podcast favourite, Rafa Sales Ross. Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, talking to some of the most exciting filmmakers, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club. Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLies Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
08/09/231h 4m

Venice 2023 Special

On Truth & Movies this week, we’ll be discussing some of the most talked about titles from this year’s Venice Film Festival straight from the Lido.Joining host Leila Latif are film critics Catherine Bray and Jack King.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, talking to some of the most exciting filmmakers, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by TCO Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
05/09/2341m 28s

Passages + Ira Sachs | The First Slam Dunk | Jules and Jim (1962)

On Truth & Movies this week, a love triangle gets complicated fast in Passages and we spoke to it’s director Ira Sachs. Celebrated manga becomes celebrated anime in The First Slam Dunk, and finally, for film club, we revisit an earlier love triangle in François Truffaut’s Jules and Jim.Joining host Leila Latif is film critic, broadcaster and former Truth and Movies host Michael LeaderTruth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, talking to some of the most exciting filmmakers, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by TCO Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
01/09/231h 25m

British Indie Film Club: Charlotte Regan

British Indie Film Club is a limited podcast series from Truth & Movies, in partnership with the British Independent Film Awards (BIFA). In this episode, writer/director Charlotte Regan (Standby, Oats & Barley) drops in to chat about her critically acclaimed debut feature Scrapper – out now in cinemas across the UK – and how she’s drawn inspiration from John Michael McDonagh’s Irish buddy cop comedy The Guard.Edited by Bob Stankus.Produced by TCO. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
30/08/2333m 26s

Afire + Christian Petzold | Scrapper | Paper Moon (1973)

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25/08/2359m 46s

Blue Beetle | EIFF | Lie With Me | Maurice (1987)

On Truth & Movies this week, DC launches a new superhero in the form of Blue Beetle. Host Leila Latif spoke to the team behind the Edinburgh Film Festival about their incredible line-up that runs from the 18th-23rd of August, and bringing the festival back after events in 2022 put its in jeopardy. We’ll also be reviewing French literary adaptation, Lie With Me and for Film Club, revisiting Merchant Ivory’s Maurice.Joining host Leila Latif are LWLies Editor David Jenkins and film critic Monica Castillo.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, talking to some of the most exciting filmmakers, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by TCO Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
18/08/231h 14m

Haunted Mansion + Justin Simien | Red White And Royal Blue | The Old Dark House (1932)

On Truth & Movies this week, we take a look at the family-friendly scares that inhabit Justin Simen’s Haunted Mansion, and host Leila Latif interviewed the director. We also review the transatlantic rom-com Red White And Royal Blue. Finally, for film club, its a return to another spooky home in 1932’s The Old Dark House.Joining host Leila Latif are film critic Charles Bramesco and critic, programmer, podcaster and all-around film expert Anna Bogutskaya.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, talking to some of the most exciting filmmakers, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLies Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
11/08/231h 7m

Meg 2: The Trench | Paris Memories | Deep Blue Sea (1999)

On Truth & Movies this week, Jason Statham battles more giant sharks in Meg 2, one of the more surprising choices in Ben Wheatley's filmography. We also review Paris Memories, where a woman tries to come to terms with her trauma in the wake of a terrorist attack and finally, for film club, we go from giant sharks to clever ones in 1999’s Deep Blue SeaJoining host Leila Latif are film critic and Curzon Journal Editor Yasmin Omar and filmmaker and journalist Catherine Bray.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, talking to some of the most exciting filmmakers, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by TCO Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
04/08/2352m 9s

Talk To Me | You Hurt My Feelings + Nicole Holofcener | Walking and Talking (1996)

On Truth & Movies this week, there are terrified teens doing anything for social media clout in gnarly horror flick Talk To Me. We also spoke to Nicole Holofcener about her new film You Hurt My Feelings and reviewed the delightful comedy. Then for Film Club it was more Holofcener, with her earliest film Walking and Talking.Joining host Leila Latif are film critics Laura Venning and Caitlin Quinlan.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, talking to some of the most exciting filmmakers, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by TCO Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
28/07/2357m 4s

British Indie Film Club: Paapa Essiedu

British Indie Film Club is a limited podcast series from Truth & Movies, in partnership with the British Independent Film Awards (BIFA). Here, actor Paapa Essiedu (I May Destroy You, Femme, Black Mirror) describes his love of playing complex characters, and his visceral reaction to Philip Barantini’s kitchen drama Boiling Point.This episode was recorded before the 2023 SAG-AFTRA strike.Edited by Bob Stankus.Produced by TCO. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
26/07/2350m 59s

Oppenheimer | Cillian Murphy | 12 Angry Men (1957)

On Truth & Movies for Barbenheimer week, we’re doing two special episodes – one each for Gerwig and Nolan’s latest.  We round up with an Oppenheimer, Nolan’s epic look at the life of one of the most brilliant and dangerous men to ever live. Host Leila Latif sat down with Cillian Murphy to discuss playing America’s Prometheus, and for film club we paired Oppenheimer with Murphy’s favourite element of the movie, 12 Angry Men.Joining host Leila Latif are Little White Lies Editor David Jenkins and Digital Editor Hannah Strong.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, talking to some of the most exciting filmmakers, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by TCO Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/07/231h 1m

Barbie Special | Greta Gerwig | The Young Girls of Rochefort (1967)

On Truth & Movies for Barbenheimer week, we’re doing two special episodes – one each for Gerwig and Nolan’s latest. First up is our Barbie episode, where we dig into why Barbie is thinking about dying and why Ken is…just Ken. Hannah Strong spoke to its director Greta Gerwig, and for film club we paired Barbie with The Young Girls of Rochefort.Joining host Leila Latif are Little White Lies Editor David Jenkins and Digital Editor Hannah Strong.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, talking to some of the most exciting filmmakers, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by TCO Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/07/2357m 21s

Mission Impossible - Dead Reckoning | Squaring The Circle + Anton Corbijn | The Colour of Money (1986)

On Truth & Movies this week, another Mission proves Impossible in the franchise’s 7th instalment, Dead Reckoning: Part 1. Squaring The Circle tells the story of the creative geniuses behind some of the most iconic album art of all time and we spoke to its director Anton Corbijn. And for Film Club we’ll be taking a look at an earlier entry in the Tom Cruise oeuvre, The Colour Of Money.Joining host Leila Latif are film critics Elena Lazic and Al Horner.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, talking to some of the most exciting filmmakers, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by TCO London. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
14/07/231h 7m

British Indie Film Club: Tamara Lawrance

British Indie Film Club is a limited podcast series from Truth & Movies, in partnership with the British Independent Film Awards (BIFA). In this episode, rising star Tamara Lawrance (The Silent Twins) shares her experiences of breaking through as a young actor, and why she’s full of admiration for Barry Jenkins’ Moonlight.Edited by Bob Stankus.Produced by TCO. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13/07/2347m 36s

Elemental + Peter Sohn | Smoking Causes Coughing | Toy Story (1995)

On Truth & Movies this week, it's two star-crossed lovers in Pixar’s latest Elemental, and we spoke to the film’s director Peter Sohn. A dysfunctional group of superheroes try and work out their differences and save the world in Quentin Dupieux's Smoking Causes Coughing and finally, for film club we return to Pixar’s origin story with 1995’s Toy Story.Joining host Leila Latif are film critic Isaac Feldberg and writer Saskia Gaiger.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, talking to some of the most exciting filmmakers, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by TCO London. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/07/2359m 36s

Indiana Jones and the Dial Of Destiny + Mads Mikkelsen | Mother And Son | Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)

On Truth & Movies this week, Harrison Ford reprises his role as Indiana Jones to find the Dial Of Destiny, and Hannah Strong spoke to its nefarious villain, Mads Mikkelsen. A family comes together and falls apart in Léonor Serraille's Mother & Son and finally, for Film Club we revisit Indiana Jones adventures in the 1930s, with The Temple of Doom.Joining host Leila Latif are LWLies Editor-At-Large Adam Woodward and film critic Cheyenne Bunsie.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, talking to some of the most exciting filmmakers, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by TCO Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
30/06/2356m 33s

British Indie Film Club: Nida Manzoor

British Indie Film Club is a new limited podcast series from Truth & Movies, in partnership with the British Independent Film Awards (BIFA). In this episode, acclaimed writer/director Nida Manzoor (We Are Lady Parts, Polite Society) discusses how she found her footing in the industry, and why she’s always had a soft spot for Billy Elliot.Edited by Bob Stankus.Produced by TCO. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
29/06/2339m 10s

Asteroid City | The Super 8 Years| Bad Day at Black Rock (1955)

On Truth & Movies this week is Wes Anderson’s retro-futuristic marvel Asteroid City. Then we’ll be looking at Annie Ernaux’ self portrait in The Super 8 Years and finally for film club its more conspiracy afoot in the neo-westerm Bad Day at Black RockJoining host Leila Latif are Lwlies digital editor Hannah Strong and Contributing Editor Sophie Monks KaufmanTruth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, talking to some of the most exciting filmmakers, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by TCO Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
23/06/2357m 20s

The Flash | Pretty Red Dress + Dionne Edwards | Glen or Glenda (1953)

On Truth & Movies this week, Ezra Miller takes a break from terrorising the citizens of Hawaii and stars in The Flash. A tender drama about masculinity with Pretty Red Dress and we spoke to it’s director Dionne Edwards about her moving debut. And for film club, its Ed Wood’s cult classic, the gender-bending Glen or GlendaJoining host Leila Latif are LWLies editor David Jenkins and film critic and broadcaster Lillian CrawfordTruth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, talking to some of the most exciting filmmakers, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by TCO Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
16/06/231h 5m

British Indie Film Club: Samantha Morton

British Indie Film Club is a new limited podcast series from Truth & Movies, in partnership with the British Independent Film Awards (BIFA). Each episode we’ll be delving into the past, present and future of British film with special guests from across the industry. In this first episode, hosts Leila Latif and Karis Aldridge are joined by actor, writer and director Samantha Morton.Edited by Bob Stankus.Produced by TCO. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
14/06/2329m 15s

Chevalier + Kelvin Harrison Jr & Lucy Boynton | War Pony + Riley Keogh & Gina Gammell | Lost River (2014)

On Truth & Movies this week, Chevalier looks at the life of Joseph Bologne, a black musician who rivalled Mozart and was knighted by Marie Antoinette only to have his legacy erased and we’ll be talking to its stars Kelvin Harrison Jr & Lucy Boynton about the film. Then we review Riley Keough & Gina Gammell’s directorial debut, a coming-of-age tale set on a Lakota reservation and finally, for film club, its Ryan Gosling’s directorial debut, and Christina Hendricks stars in Lost River.Joining host Leila Latif are film critics Josh Slater-Williams and Rogan Graham.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, talking to some of the most exciting filmmakers, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by TCO Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
09/06/231h 3m

Spider-Man: Across the Spiderverse + Daniel Pemberton | Reality | Paprika (2007)

On Truth & Movies this week Miles Morales is back and journeying Across The Spider-verse and we spoke to it’s Oscar-winning composer Daniel Pemberton about the long awaited sequel. Then we review espionage thriller Reality, where Sydney Sweeney faces the consequences of leaking information about 2016 election and finally, for film club, espionage and animation come together in PaprikaJoining host Leila Latif are critics Kambole Campbell and Jack King.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, talking to some of the most exciting filmmakers, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by TCO Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
02/06/231h 4m

Cannes Festival 2023

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26/05/2345m 47s

Beau is Afraid | Are You There God Its Me Margaret + Benny Safdie | Cannes Report | Defending Your Life (1991)

On Truth & Movies this week, Ari Aster is back with a monstrous road trip into mommy issues with Beau is Afraid. Judy Blume’s classic coming-of-age tale Are You There God Its Me Margaret is finally adapted to the big screen and its star (who happens to be one of our favourite directors) Benny Safdie spoke to us about the film. Hannah Strong and David Jenkins will be giving us the latest news direct from the Cannes film festival and finally, for film club, more existential questions are asked in Defending Your LifeJoining host Leila Latif are LWLies Digital Editor Hannah Strong and film critic Ella Kemp.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, talking to some of the most exciting filmmakers, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by TCO Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
19/05/231h 9m

The Eight Mountaints | Plan 75 | Cannes Preview | Logan’s Run

On Truth & Movies this week, friendship is tested in a journey across The Eight Mountains, the elderly are coerced into an early demise in Plan 75 and a dystopian future is revisited in Logan’s Run. Plus we’ll be talking about some of the most anticipated titles that are about to debut at CannesJoining host Leila Latif are film critics Rafa Sales Ross and Savina PetkovaTruth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, talking to some of the most exciting filmmakers, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by TCO Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
12/05/231h 1m

Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 3 | Return to Seoul + Davy Chou | Son of Rambow (2007)

On Truth & Movies this week, the MCU returns with James Gunn at the helm for Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 3. A young French woman seeks out her biological parents in Return to Seoul and editor David Jenkins talks to the director Davy Chou. And for film club childhood imagination runs wild in Son of Rambow.Joining host Leila Latif are writers Laura Venning and Iana MurrayTruth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, talking to some of the most exciting filmmakers, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by TCO Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
05/05/2358m 21s

Polite Society | Love According to Dalva | Monsoon Wedding

On Truth & Movies this week, we review LWLies current cover film, Nida Manzoor's delightful kung-fu wedding caper Polite Society, plus Emmanuelle Nicot's harrowing but vital drama Love According to Dalva, and in film club, we're all invited to Mira Nair's Monsoon Wedding.Joining host Hannah Strong are LWLies Editor at Large Adam Woodward and film critic Fatima Sheriff.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, talking to some of the most exciting filmmakers, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by TCO Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
28/04/2346m 48s

Evil Dead Rise + Lee Cronin | How To Blow Up a Pipeline | Brain Dead (1990)

On Truth & Movies this week, a new entry into the Evil Dead franchise breathes new life into Sam Raimi’s terrors in Evil Dead Rise and LWLies editor David Jenkins talks to the director Lee Cronin about capturing the magic of the original. We also review the eco-heist thriller How To Blow Up A Pipeline and for film club its Peter Jackson’s gory debut Brain DeadJoining host Leila Latif are LWLies Editor David Jenkins and film critic Elena LazicTruth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, talking to some of the most exciting filmmakers, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by TCO Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/04/231h

Renfield | One Fine Morning + Mia Hansen Løve | Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992)

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14/04/231h 2m

The Super Mario Bros Movie | Godland | Fitzcarraldo (1982)

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07/04/231h 1m

Riotsville, USA + Sierra Pettengill | Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman | Norwegian Wood (2010)

On Truth & Movies this week, archival documentary Riotsville, USA tells the strange and disturbing story of the increased militarisation of the American police force in the 1960s, and the building of “Riotsvilles” to train police officers to violently suppress civil disorder, and director Sierra Pettengill talks to us about her film. We then review the animated Haruki Murakami adaptation Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman, before turning our attention to his earlier adaptation, Norwegian Wood, in Film Club.Joining host Leila Latif are LWLies Editorial assistant Marian Ashioti and writer/broadcaster/programmer/former Truth & Movies host Michael Leader.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, talking to some of the most exciting filmmakers, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by TCO Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
31/03/2358m 59s

John Wick 4 | Infinity Pool + Mia Goth | Wake in Fright (1971)

On Truth & Movies this week, Keanu Reeves is back in action as avenging assassin John Wick in the saga’s fourth – and longest – instalment. Alexander Skarsgård has a very bad trip in Brandon Bronenberg’s Infinity Pool; co-star Mia Goth joins us to discuss her busy year on the big screen. And continuing the theme of people having a bad time abroad, Ted Kotcheff’s Ozploitation classic Wake in Fright gets a welcome run out in Film Club.Joining host Leila Latif are LWLies Digital Editor Hannah Strong and freelance journalist Meg Walters.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, talking to some of the most exciting filmmakers, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by TCO Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
23/03/231h 9m

Shazam! Fury of the Gods | Rye Lane + David Jonsson & Vivian Oparah | Bhaji on the Beach (1993)

This week we suit up for another superhero sequel – but will Shazam! Fury of the Gods live up to its predecessor? Then it’s off to South London for Raine Allen-Miller’s delightful rom-com Rye Lane; and we’re thrilled to be joined by stars David Jonsson and Vivian Oparah. In Film Club, we revisit a lesser-seen British minority comedy, Gurinder Chadha’s 1993 Bhaji on the Beach. Joining host Leila Latif are LWLies Editor David Jenkins and freelance writer Cheyenne Bunsie.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by TCO Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
17/03/231h 1m

Scream VI | Winnie the Pooh: Blood and Honey | Cynthia Erivo on Luther: The Fallen Sun | Friday the 13th Part 8

On this week’s Truth & Movies, the Scream franchise lives to fright another day as the post-modern slasher saga swaps Woodsboro for the Big Apple. Things get sticky in hackneyed horror spoof Winnie the Pooh: Blood and Honey. And in Film Club, 1989’s slasher deep cut Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan gets a rare revival. Finally, we’re joined by the supremely talented Cynthia Erivo to chat about the Luther movie and more.Joining host Leila Latif are freelance film critics (and self-confessed horror hounds) Anton Bitel and Patrick Sproull.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, talking to some of the most exciting filmmakers, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by TCO Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
09/03/2358m 47s

Creed III | Close + Lukas Dhont | Buck & The Preacher (1972)

This week Michael B Jordan dons his boxing gloves for the third time (and directs for the first!) as Apollo Creed in Creed III, and we take a peep at the Oscar-nominated Belgian drama of bittersweet childhood trials, Close. We also speak to Close director Lukas Dhont and screenwriter Angelo Tijsssens to glean insight on how an adult is able to write authentically for a child. Finally, for Film Club we revisit the 1974 Sidney Poiter western, Buck and the Preacher.Joining host Leila Latif are freelance film critics and writers, Christina Newland and Jack King.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, talking to some of the most exciting filmmakers, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by TCO Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
03/03/231h 3m

Cocaine Bear | Clint Dyer interview | Broker | Grizzly Man (2005)

This week an unsuspecting bear does a lot of cocaine and is reborn as Cocaine Bear and we’re also looking at Hirokazu Kore-eda’s black-market baby drama Broker. The Deputy Artistic Director of the National Theatre spoke to host Leila Latif about his adaptation of Othello and the challenges of creating a cinematic “NCT Live”, and LWLies’ Marina Ashioti is live from the Berlinale telling us about all the festival’s biggest and best titles. Finally, for Film Club we returned to bears, with Werner Herzog’s harrowing tale of hubris, Grizzly Man.Joining host Leila Latif are Saskia Gaiger from LWLies and one of its contributors, Billie Walker.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, talking to some of the most exciting filmmakers, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by TCO Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
24/02/2349m 46s

Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania + Michael Douglas | Marcel the Shell With Shoes On | Obvious Child

This week Ant-Man and The Wasp find themselves battling Kang in the “Quantum Realm” and Leila Latif spoke to its star, the legendary Michael Douglas, about 50 years in Hollywood and the evolution of the blockbuster. We’re also looking at Jenny Slate’s unashamedly cutesy Oscar nominated Marcel The Shell With Shoes on. Finally, for film club we returned to Jenny Slate in non-shell form in pro-choice indie rom-com Obvious.Joining host Leila Latif are LWLies contributors Kambole Campbell and Yasmin Omar.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, talking to some of the most exciting filmmakers, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by TCO Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
17/02/2353m 48s

Magic Mike’s Last Dance | Women Talking + Claire Foy | The Sweet Hereafter (1997)

This week Channing Tatum brings Mike Mike to London for his last dance. We’re looking at Sarah Polley’s adaptation of the Miriam Toews novel Women Talking and host Leila Latif spoke to the film’s star Claire Foy about the “work of female imagination”. Finally, for film club we returned to Sarah Polley’s former life as a child actor in 1997’s The Sweet Hereafter.Joining host Leila Latif are Lwlies Editorial Assistant Marina Ashioti and programmed extraordinaire Grace Barber-Plentie.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, talking to some of the most exciting filmmakers, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by TCO Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
10/02/2350m 30s

The Whale + Darren Aronofsky | Rotterdam Festival Report | Saint Omer | Knock at the Cabin + M Night Shyamalan | Black Girl (1966)

This week we’ve got a bumper episode to kick off a new era for the podcast where we’ll be talking to a host of exciting filmmakers, writers and actors. We look at Darren Aronofsky’s Brenaissance igniting film, The Whale, and LWLies Digital Editor Hannah Strong spoke to the director about his heart-breaking tale of a self-destruction. Next up is Alice Diop’s exquisite tragedy, Saint Omer. Things shift gears again for M Night Shyamalan’s taut apocalyptic thriller Knock at the Cabin, and Hannah Strong’s interview with the great man himself. If that wasn’t, enough David Jenkins reports on the highlights of the Rotterdam Film Festival. Finally, for Film Club we revisit Ousmane Sembéne’s 1969 masterpiece, Black Girl.Joining host Leila Latif are LWLies contributors Lillian Crawford and Rogan Graham.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, talking to some of the most exciting filmmakers, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by TCO Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
03/02/231h 21m

The Fabelmans | All the Beauty and the Bloodshed + Laura Poitras | Variety (1983)

On this week’s episode we survey the life and times of Steven Spielberg, whose autobiographical latest The Fabelmans is among the frontrunners at this year’s Academy Awards. Speaking of which, Laura Poitras’ essential docu-profile of the photographer and activist Nan Goldin is up for some top prizes too – and we’re delighted to be joined by the director. Finally, it’s back to NYC circa 1983 for Bette Gordon’s lo-fi erotic thriller, Variety.  Joining host Leila Latif are LWLies editor at large Adam Woodward and associate editor Sophie Monks Kaufman.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by TCO Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
27/01/2351m 53s

Babylon | More Than Ever | It

We’re taking a trip back to cinema’s silent era this week to look at the new nostalgic (and divisive!) dirty bomb by American boy wonder Damien Chazelle, we coo the praise of the great Vicky Krieps who brings complex emotion to a dying woman in Emily Etef’s More Than Ever, and in Film Club we look back to the scintillating Clara Bow comedy, It, from 1927, in homage to Margot Robbie’s hell-raising starlet in Babylon. We’ll also be wrapping things up on a new segment where our guests recommend their non-movie cultural highlights.Joining host Leila Latif are LWLies editor David Jenkins and journalist Christina Newland.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by TCO Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
19/01/2343m 57s

TÁR | M3GAN | All That Jazz

We're reckoning with two new girlboss icons and one Hollywood legend in this weeks' Truth & Movies, as Todd Fields' feted psychodrama TÁR and Gerard Johnstone's AI doll horror M3GAN hit the big screen. In Film Club, we're revisiting Bob Fosse's legendary self-critical musical All That Jazz, which was inspired by his own frenetic career and remains one of the most bracing portraits of complex genius. And we’ll be ending on a new segment where our guests recommend non-movie cultural highlights.Joining host Leila Latif are LWLies digital editor Hannah Strong and journalist Marshall Schaffer. Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by TCO Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13/01/2356m 7s

Alcarràs | Till | Autumn Tale

We’re back for what’s set to be another bumper yet at the movies. On this week’s show, there’s family drama on a Catalan peach farm in Carla Simón’s Alcarràs, Chinonye Chukwu directs a powerful and feeply moving biography of Emmett Till and his grieving mother, and in Film Club, we revisit Éric Rohmer’s classic conclusion to his Four Season series, 1998’s Autumn Tale. Joining host Leila Latif are freelance critics Caitlin Quinlan and Ella Kemp.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by TCO Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
06/01/2344m 4s

The Best Films of 2022 Special Episode

As 2022 becomes a mere glint in the rearview mirror of cinema, the LWLies crew come together around the hearth for a little show and tell of the favourite movie memories from the year. The show-and-tell format sees contributors talking on two films each, and we cover the gamut from Terence Davies’s introspective bio portrait, Benediction, to the Mach 10 madness of Top Gun: Maverick. Joining host Leila Latif are LWLies editor David Jenkins, LWLies digital editor Hannah Strong, and LWLies editor-at-large, Adam Woodward. Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by TCO Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
23/12/2249m 9s

Avatar: The Way of Water | Terminator | Aliens

On our last regular show before Christmas, we gather together to pay tribute to the big man himself, JC. That’s right, it’s a James Cameron special. First up we return to Pandora for the long-awaited follow-up to Avatar – but more than a decade on from the first film will this blockbuster sequel hold water? Then it’s an extended edition of our Film Club, with Cameron classics The Terminator and Aliens up for discussion.Joining host Leila Latif are LWLies Editor David Jenkins and freelance critic Kambole Campbell.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by TCO Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
16/12/2250m 30s

The Silent Twins | Pinocchio | The Dark Mirror

This week we give a little whistle to Guillermo del Toro’s stop-motion passion project, Pinocchio, in which the famous puppet comes to life in fascist Italy. Next up is a strange adaptation of the even stranger true story of June and Jennifer Gibbons aka The Silent Twins, starring Letitia Wright and Tamara Lawrence. And in Film Club it’s another tale of destructive twindom in film noir The Dark Mirror, where method acting meets old school movie magic.Joining host Leila Latif are film critic Rafa Sales Ross and journalist Iana Murray.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLies Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
08/12/2244m 57s

White Noise | Lynch/Oz | The Muppets Christmas Carol

This week, we take a peep at Noah Baumbach’s blockbuster adaptation of Don DeLillo’s famous novel, White Noise, which stars Adam Driver and also heralds Greta Gerwig’s triumphant return to the screen. We also investigate the compendium essay film Lynch/Oz, which speculates on David Lynch’s love of Hollywood’s most beloved fairy tale, The Wizard of Oz. And for Film Club this week, we break the seal of our festive celebrations by welcoming The Muppet Christmas Carol to our table.Joining host Leila Latif are LWLies Editor David Jenkins and LWLies Digital Editor Hannah Strong.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by TCO Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
02/12/2247m 12s

Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery | Bones & All | The Kingdom

This week the game is afoot once again as we hop aboard Rian Johnson’s sun-soaked sequel to Knives Out, the satirical murder mystery Glass Onion. Then it’s off to the American Midwest circa the 1980s for a bite of Bones and All, Luca Guadagnino’s cannibal coming-of-ager starring Timothée Chalamet and Taylor Russell. Finally, in our Film Club, we check ourselves into The Kingdom, Lars von Trier’s hospital-based supernatural sitcom from the early ’90s, ahead of the release of revival series The Kingdom Exodus on MUBI.Joining host Leila Latif are LWLies Editor-At-Large Adam Woodward and freelance producer and podcaster Karis Aldridge..Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by TCO Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
25/11/221h

Armageddon Time | Aftersun + Paul Mescal | Little Odessa

On this week’s show we’re chasing the American Dream with James Gray’s generational drama Armageddon Time, before basking in Aftersun from first-time director Charlotte Wells – the film’s lead stars Paul Mescal and Frankie Corio even stop by for a chat. And in Film Club we revisit Gray’s own directorial debut from 1994, Little Odessa.Joining host Leila Latif are LWLies Digital Editor Hannah Strong and New York critic Mark Asch.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Get 30 days of great cinema for free at mubi.com/lwliesEmail: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by TCO Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
18/11/221h 1m

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever | No Bears | Offside

This week on Truth & Movies we’re returning to the MCU – specifically Wakanda – for the hotly anticipated sequel to Ryan Coogler’s Black Panther. Then it’s off to Iran for Jafar Panahi’s romantic metafiction, No Bears, before we revisit the director’s spirited sporting comedy from 2006, Offside, in our Film Club.Joining host Leila Latif are LWLies Editor David Jenkins and freelance film critic Christina Newland.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Get 30 days of great cinema for free at mubi.com/lwliesEmail: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by TCO Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
11/11/2245m 23s

Living | Causeway | Harold and Maude

On this week’s show we’re getting busy Living with Oliver Hermanus’ English-language adaptation of Akira Kurosawa’s Ikiru. Next up, J-Law goes to war in Lila Neugebauer’s PTSD drama Causeway. And in our Film Club, we’re cosying down for a soul-nourishing rewatch of Hal Ashby’s autumnal odd couple classic, Harold and Maude.Joining our host Leila Latif are freelance film journalists Rafa Sales Ross and Zahra al Hadad.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by TCO Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
04/11/2241m 29s

Triangle of Sadness | Wendell & Wild | Kingpin

On this week’s episode we board the luxury cruise from hell in Ruben Östlund’s satirical Triangle of Sadness. Next it’s time for some trick-or-treating with Henry Selick’s stop-motion animation Wendell & Wild. And in our Film Club, inspired by Woody Harrelson’s turn in Triangle of Sadness, we revisit the 1996 cult classic Kingpin.Joining our host Leila Latif are freelancer critics Anna Bogutskaya and Lillian Crawford.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by TCO Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
28/10/2242m 55s

The Banshees of Inishirin | Decision to Leave | Oldboy

This week on Truth & Movies, it’s bangers only with a trip to the Irish coast and some serious ghosting in Martin McDonagh’s The Banshees of Inishirin, Park Chan-wook’s swooning murder mystery melodrama in Decision to Leave, and for Film Club, we administer a swift hammer blow the the cranium and revisit Park’s 2003 breakout hit, Oldboy. Joining our host Leila Latif are LWLies Editor David Jenkins and LWLies Digital Editor Hannah Strong.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by TCO Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/10/2238m 33s

Halloween Ends | Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile | The Lost Boys

This week on Truth & Movies we're taking a look to see if Halloween Ends is better or worse than its (very naff) predecessors, whether Javier Bardem is a song and dance man at heart in Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile, plus we’re revisiting ’80s vampire cult item The Lost Boys. We’re also discussing some top viewing experiences at this year’s London Film Festival, and raking over the coals of the recently shuttered Edinburgh Film Festival. Joining our host Leila Latif are LWLies Editor David Jenkins and freelance journalist Josh Slater-Williams.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by TCO Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
14/10/2252m 50s

The Woman King | After Blue | The Man Who Would Be King

This week on Truth & Movies we're asking if The Woman King is deserving of a royal treatment; and in our film club we're taking a look at John Huston's The Man Who Would Be King, and seeing if it still deserves its throne in the adventure film canon. Elsewhere we're checking out Bertrand Mandico's After Blue. Joining our host Leila Latif this week are freelance journalists Emma Fraser and Lillian Crawford.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by Little Dot Studios Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/10/2245m 30s

Mrs Harris Goes to Paris | Flux Gourmet | The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover

This week on Truth & Movies we ask whether Mrs Harris Goes to Paris will leave you feeling stitched up, elsewhere we dine out on Peter Strickland's Flux Gourmet and culinary satire The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover in our film club. Joining our host Leila Latif this week are freelance journalists Emma Fraser and Lillian Crawford.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by Little Dot Studios Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
30/09/2246m 0s

Don't Worry Darling | In Front Of Your Face | A Woman Under the Influence

This week on Truth & Movies we're worrying ourselves with the state of film discourse and Olivia Wilde's Don't Worry Darling, as well as Hong Sang-soo's latest In Front Of Your Face, and elsewhere in our film club we're looking back at John Cassavetes A Woman Under the Influence. Joining our host Leila Latif this week are Little White Lies editor at large Adam Woodward and freelance journalist Sophie Monks Kaufman. Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by Little Dot Studios Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
23/09/2245m 43s

Hatching | Funny Pages | Angel's Egg

This week on Truth & Movies we're cracking open new indie horror Hatching and pairing it up in film club with Mamoru Oshii's entirely unique animation Angel's Egg. Elsewhere we also take a look at Funny Pages, the directorial debut from Owen Kline, produced by Uncut Gems helmers the Safdie Brothers. Joining our host Leila Latif this week are Little White Lies editor David Jenkins and freelance writer (and former Truth & Movies host!) Michael Leader. Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by Little Dot Studios Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
16/09/221h 8m

Venice Report: Blonde, Dreamin' Wild, Saint Omer and more.

It's time for our second bonus episode from the Venice Film Festival. For this podcast we're diving into Alice Diop's courtroom drama Saint Omer, Emerson Brothers biopic Dreamin' Wild and one of the most hyped films of the whole festival Blonde. Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by Little Dot Studios Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
10/09/2242m 27s

Crimes of the Future | Both Sides of the Blade | Street Trash

This week on Truth & Movies we're investigating David Cronenberg's Crimes of the Future and seeing how sharp Both Sides of the Blade are in Claire Denis' latest. In our film club, with body horror on the mind, we take a look at 80s cult favourite Street Trash. Joining our host Leila Latif this week are Little White Lies editor David Jenkins and freelance writer Charles Bramesco.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by Little Dot Studios Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
09/09/2252m 0s

Venice Report: White Noise, Bones and All, The Whale and more

This week on Truth & Movies we're broadcasting from the Lido in Venice as we work through some of the key titles from the first half of the Venice Film Festival. Here we take a look at Noah Baumbach's White Noise, Luca Guadagnino's Bones and All, Darren Aronofsky's The Whale and many more. Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by Little Dot Studios Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
06/09/2237m 51s

The Forgiven | Three Thousand Years of Longing | Arabian Nights

This week on Truth & Movies we ask whether The Forgiven needs to atone for anything and if Three Thousand Years of Longing was worth the wait. Elsewhere in our film club, we're looking back to 1978 and Pasolini's Arabian Nights. Joining our host Leila Latif this week are Little White Lies own Marina Ashioti and freelance writer Rafa Sales Ross. Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by Little Dot Studios Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
02/09/2242m 29s

Official Competition | Mr Malcolm's List | All About Eve

This week on Truth & Movies we decide whether Official Competition is a winner and check off Mr Malcolm's List, and in our film club we're revisiting a classic, with All About Eve. Joining our host Leila Latif this week are freelance writers Emma Fraser and Cheyenne Busie. Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by Little Dot Studios Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
26/08/2246m 1s

I Came By | Orphan: First Kill | The Silence of the Lambs

This week on Truth & Movies we check in on Babak Anvari's latest I Came By, see whether there's still something wrong with Esther in Orphan: First Kill and in our film club we revisit all timer The Silence of the Lambs. Joining our host Leila Latif this week are freelance writers Katie Rife and Katherine McLaughlin. Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by Little Dot Studios Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
19/08/221h 9m

Nope | The Birds | Jaws

This week on Truth & Movies we're so in love with Jordan Peele's Nope that we've done away with our usual pair of new releases so we can spend even more time championing it, and in our film club we're checking out The Birds and Jaws, two classics that have clearly influenced Peele's latest. Joining our host Leila Latif this week are Little White Lies Digital Editor Hannah Strong and critic and programmer Rōgan Graham. Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by Little Dot Studios Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
12/08/2257m 21s

Bullet Train | Thirteen Lives | Train to Busan

This week on Truth & Movies our first destination is Brad Pitt's Shinkansen shoot-em-up Bullet Train, then we dive into Ron Howard's cave escape drama Thirteen Lives, and our final destination, in our film club, is modern zombie favourite Train To Busan. Joining our host Leila Latif this week are Little White Lies man in New York Charles Bramesco as well as critic and programmer Anna Bogutskaya. Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by Little Dot Studios Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
05/08/2253m 35s

Hit the Road | Fire of Love | Paris, Texas

This week on Truth & Movies we Hit the Road to the cinema and check out Panar Panahi's debut, as well as documentary lava-story Fire of Love. In our film club, with it being re-released in cinemas, we revisit Wim Wenders classic Paris, Texas. Joining our host Leila Latif this week are Little White Lies own editor David Jenkins and editorial assistant Marina Ashioti.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by Little Dot Studios Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
29/07/221h 13m

Where The Crawdads Sing | The Gray Man | The Place Beyond The Pines

This week on Truth & Movies we're harking on about Where The Crawdads Sing, fighting our way through The Gray Man and having a bleach-blonde tinted trip back to 2014 with The Place Beyond The Bines.Joining our host Leila Latif this week are Little White Lies own Hannah Strong and journalist - and host of erotic thrillers podcast Fatal Attractions - Leslie Pitt. Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by Little Dot Studios Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
22/07/2259m 9s

Persuasion | A Chiara | Pink Flamingos

This week on Truth & Movies we're seeing whether the latest adaptation of Persuasion still has Austen's powers. We're also watching A Chiara, the acclaimed Calabria set drama from Jonas Carpignano and in our film club, we're watching the classic that graces our current magazine's cover, Pink Flamingos. Joining our host Leila Latif this week are film journalists Lillian Craword and Iana Murray. Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by Little Dot Studios Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
15/07/2255m 22s

Thor: Love and Thunder | Brian and Charles | Silent Running

This week on Truth & Movies we're making yet another galactic journey into the MCU for Thor: Love and Thunder. Back on terra firms we’re checking out indie buddy comedy Brian and Charles, then we’re rocketing back out to space for cult classic Silent Running. Joining our host Leila Latif this week are journalist Laura Venning and Little White Lies' own Adam WoodwardTruth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by Little Dot Studios Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
08/07/2249m 51s

Minions: The Rise of Gru | Nitram | Elephant

This week on Truth & Movies we're taking a look at the fifth film in the Despicable Me series Minions: The Rise of Gru. Elsewhere we take a look at Justin Kurzel's latest Nitram and in our film club it's Gus Van Sant's Elephant. Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by Little Dot Studios Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
01/07/221h 4m

Elvis | The Black Phone | Strictly Ballroom

This week on Truth & Movies we cover ourselves in sequins and step into a Baztravaganza with Luhrmann's new release Elvis and his debut Strictly Ballroom in our film club. Elsewhere we pick up The Black Phone and talk about Scott Derrickson's return to horror, featuring an Ethan Hawke that's scarier than getting a call about PPI. Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by Little Dot Studios Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
24/06/2259m 18s

Pleasure | Good Luck To You Leo Grande + director Sophie Hyde | Emmanuelle

This week on a sex obsessed Truth & Movies we're talking about Pleasure, Good Luck To You Leo Grande and soft-core classic Emmanuelle. We're also joined by Leo Grande director Sophie Hyde for an in depth chat about her sex-positive comedy drama. Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by Little Dot Studios Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
17/06/221h 5m

Jurassic World: Dominion | Swan Song | Ikiru

This week on Truth & Movies we bid farewell to the Jurassic era with Colin Trevorrow's Jurassic World: Dominion, we have a sentimental road trip with Udo Kier in indie-charmer Swan Song and we review end of life drama Ikiru from master Akira Kurosawa. Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by Little Dot Studios Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
10/06/2250m 33s

Bergman Island | Men | Summer Interlude

This week on Truth & Movies we travel to Bergman Island for Mia Hansen-Løve's latest, we ask whether Men is worth your time and we have an intro to Ingmar with Summer Interlude in our film club. Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by Little Dot Studios Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
03/06/2242m 18s

Cannes Report: Crimes of the Future, Elvis and more

This week on Truth & Movies we're broadcasting from still lounging on the cinema seats and sand of Cannes. In our latest report we get into David Cronenberg's latest Crimes of the Future, as well as Baz Luhrmann's new biopic of the King Elvis and a few other choice selects. Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by Little Dot Studios Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
27/05/2243m 8s

Benediction | Cannes Report: Final Cut & Scarlet

This week on Truth & Movies we're broadcasting from Cannes with reports on Michel Hazanavicius' Final Cut, a remake of modern cult classic One Cut of the Dead. There's also a first look at Scarlet, the new film from Pietro Marcello, the director of Martin Eden. Back home in the UK, Terence Davies' Benediction is out in cinemas and we share our thoughts on it. Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by Little Dot Studios Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
20/05/2255m 21s

Everything Everywhere All At Once | Vortex | In My Skin

This week on Truth & Movies our host Leila Latif is joined by Katie Goh and Little White Lies' own Adam Woodward for the second trip into the multiverse in as many weeks with Everything Everywhere All At Once. We also get sucked into Gaspar Noe's latest Vortex and revisit French extremity favourite In My Skin. Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by Little Dot Studios Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13/05/2243m 49s

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness | This Much I Know to Be True | Cabaret

This week on Truth & Movies our new host Leila Latif is joined by Jack King and Lou Thomas to venture into the multiverse with the new Doctor Strange film. There's also a deep dive into Nick Cave documentary This Much I Know To Be True and for its 50th anniversary, our film club is Cabaret. Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by Little Dot Studios Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
06/05/2242m 11s

We're All Going To The World's Fair | Existenz | Star Trek VI

This week on Truth & Movies, Michael Leader, David Jenkins and Hannah Strong discuss the Creepypasta horror drama, We're All Going To The World's Fair. And it's Michael's final time in the hosting chair, so we're letting him loose in Film Club to choose a double bill for the ages - David Cronenberg's Existenz and Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country.A huge thank you to Michael for all his time and expertise hosting Truth & Movies. You can still find him talking all things anime as a co-host of the Ghibliotheque podcast. From next week, Leila Latif takes up the reins as our resident host. See you then!Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by Little Dot Studios Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
29/04/221h

Happening with Audrey Diwan | The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent | Adaptation

This week, host Michael Leader is joined by film critic Lillian Crawford and Lwlies' own Adam Woodward to discuss Audrey Diwan's Golden Lion-winning abortion drama, Happening. Plus, David Jenkins talks to Audrey about the making of the film in a special interview. Then, Nicolas Cage goes full Nicolas Cage in The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent, and in Film Club, a Cage (and Kaufman) classic, Adaptation. Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by Little Dot Studios Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
22/04/2259m 20s

The Northman with Anya Taylor Joy | Benedetta | Conan The Barbarian

Warriors of film criticism Michael Leader, Charles Bramesco and Hannah Strong gather at the gates of Hel to discuss Robert Eggers' bloody revenge epic, The Northman. Plus, David Jenkins talks to Anya Taylor Joy about working with Eggers on the film. Then, Paul Verhoeven's long-awaited nunsploitation drama with a tender heart, Benedetta. And in Film Club, it's back to the '80s for the film that inspired Eggers on The Northman, Conan The Barbarian.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by Little Dot Studios Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
15/04/2256m 25s

Compartment No. 6 | Murina | Brief Encounter

Please have your tickets ready for inspection - this week, host Michael Leader, Lwlies' David Jenkins and film critic Laura Venning pile into a carriage to discuss train-set Finnish drama Compartment No. 6, and in Film Club, the train theme keeps chugging along with David Lean's classic, Brief Encounter. Plus, Antoneta Alamat Kusijanović’s Camera d’Or-winning debut, Murina.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by Little Dot Studios Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
08/04/2252m 59s

Morbius | True Things | Interview with the Vampire

Host Leila Latif is joined by Hannah Strong and Anna Bogutskaya to talk through this week's new releases. First up, Jared Leto's vampire antihero sucks the joy out of cinema in Morbius, then Ruth Wilson and Tom Burke enter a dangerous romance in Harry Wootlif's True Things. And in Film Club, a vampire movie classic with a stellar cast: Interview with the Vampire.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by Little Dot Studios Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
01/04/2254m 11s

Ambulance | The Worst Person in the World | Oslo, August 31st

Hop in and fasten your seatbelts - this week host Leila Latif is joined by Little White Lies' David Jenkins and film producer Catherine Bray as they give a high octane review of Michael Bay's Ambulance. Then, a change of pace; it's off to Norway to discuss Joachim Trier's unique romantic comedy that had Cannes swooning, The Worst Person in the World. And in Film Club, Trier's second instalment in his Oslo Trilogy, Oslo, August 31st.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by Little Dot Studios Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
25/03/2255m 24s

Paris, 13th District | X | I Spit On Your Grave

This week on Truth & Movies, Michael Leader is joined by film critics Elena Lazic and Sophie Monks Kaufman to talk Jacques Audiard's drama on French city life, Paris, 13th District. Plus, Hannah Strong interviews the director about the film. Then, Ti West's exploitation horror with cinematic homages aplenty, X. And in film club, the 1978 rape-revenge movie that remains controversial to this day, I Spit On Your Grave.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by Little Dot Studios Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
18/03/221h

Turning Red | Red Rocket | The Emperor's New Groove

Host Michael Leader is joined by film critics Kambole Campbell and Ella Kemp for this week's red hot new releases. First up, Bao director Domee Shi's feature debut, Turning Red. Then, actor Simon Rex and director Sean Baker team up for comedy drama Red Rocket. And in film club, we're going back to a Disney tale of animal transformation that audiences have grown to love since its 2000 release - The Emperor's New Groove.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by Little Dot Studios Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
11/03/2245m 15s

The Batman | Ali & Ava | Batman Returns

This week on Truth & Movies, Michael Leader, Hannah Strong and Rōgan Graham answer the call of the Bat Signal, don their suits and head out into Gotham to talk about Matt Reeves' The Batman, and in Film Club, Tim Burton's Batman Returns. Plus, Clio Barnard's tender love story between an unlikely couple in Ali & Ava, with an interview with Adeel Akhtar, who plays Ali.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by Little Dot Studios Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
04/03/2257m 4s

The Godfather | La Mif | The Duke

Michael Leader, David Jenkins and Adam Woodward return to a classic this week for the 50th anniversary of Francis Ford Coppola’s The Godfather. And there are new releases too: Fred Bailiff’s family drama, La Mif, and the late Roger Michell’s charming heist story, The Duke, starring Helen Mirren and Jim Broadbent. Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by Little Dot Studios Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
25/02/221h 1m

Dog | Magic Mike XXL | Berlin Film Festival

Michael Leader, Hannah Strong and David Jenkins hit the road this week as Channing Tatum travels across America with a four-legged friend in Dog, then it's off to South Carolina in Film Club for the 2015 stripping sensation Magic Mike XXL. And finally, the team heads to Europe for news of all the hot new films at this year's Berlin Film Festival. Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by Little Dot Studios Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
18/02/2249m 18s

Flee | Wheel of Fortune and Fantasy | Waltz With Bashir

Regular host Michael Leader is back this week with film critics Ella Kemp and Kambole Campbell to discuss the recently Oscar-nominated animated documentary Flee, and Wheel of Fortune and Fantasy, by Oscar-nominated director Ryusuke Hamaguchi. And in Film Club, the 2008 animated war documentary, Waltz With Bashir.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by Little Dot Studios Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
11/02/2252m 43s

Jackass Forever | The Souvenir Part II | Last of England

Old friends reunite to perform dangerous actions that should not be tried at home…that’s right, this week on Truth & Movies, Leila Latif, Hannah Strong and Adam Woodward are all back to critique the new cinema releases! First up, the latest feature length instalment from the wildly silly stunt team that took the world by storm, Jackass Forever. Then, Joanna Hogg’s followup to her semi autobiographical masterpiece, The Souvenir Part II. And in Film Club, Derek Jarman and Tilda Swinton lament a fading national identity in Last of England.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by Little Dot Studios Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
04/02/2256m 42s

Parallel Mothers with Pedro Almodóvar | Amulet | All About My Mother

Host Michael Leader is joined by Little White Lies' own Hannah Strong and film critic and podcaster Anna Bogutskaya to discuss Pedro Almodóvar's latest film, Parallel Mothers - and we have an interview with the director himself!Plus, Romola Garai's directorial debut, Amulet, and in film club, an Almodóvar classic voted for by Little White Lies readers, All About My Mother.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by Little Dot Studios Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
28/01/221h 6m

Nightmare Alley | Belfast | Cronos

Host Michael Leader is back and joined by Little White Lies' own David Jenkins and podcaster and writer Nicole Davis to talk about Guillermo Del Toro's followup to award-winning The Shape of Water, Nightmare Alley, and Kenneth Branagh's autobiographical tale of his childhood, Belfast. Then in film club, the team head back to the 1990s for Guillermo Del Toro's first feature, Cronos.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by Little Dot Studios Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/01/2247m 51s

Scream | Memoria | Scary Movie

Our special guest host Leila Latif is joined by film critic Simran Hans and filmmaker Catherine Bray to discuss this week's cinema releases. First up, the fifth instalment in the long-running meta horror franchise, Scream. Next, Apichatpong Weerasethakul slows the pace with his latest film, Memoria, starring Tilda Swinton. And the team face their fears in Film Club for the 2000 parody horror comedy, Scary Movie.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by Little Dot Studios Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
14/01/2252m 40s

Licorice Pizza | The Lost Daughter | Punch-Drunk Love

In this Truth & Movies we welcome Leila Latif as our guest-host extraordinaire who, along with Hannah and David, has organised a PTA meeting with some Licorice Pizza to keep them nourished. We also have Maggie Gyllenhaal's directorial debut The Lost Daughter, and in our special film club it's another Paul Thomas Anderson film, Punch-Drunk Love, recorded live earlier this week at the ever-excellent Prince Charles Cinema in London.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by Little Dot Studios Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/01/2250m 38s

Titane | The Best Films of 2021

For the final episode of the year on Truth & Movies, Michael Leader is joined by David Jenkins, Hannah Strong and Sophie Monks Kaufman to talk Titane, Julia Ducournau's explosive Palme D'Or-winning followup to 2016's Raw. Plus, Sophie talks to "France's answer to Tom Cruise", actor Vincent Lindon, about transforming himself for his role in Titane. Then it's time to discuss some of the highlights of Little White Lies' favourite films of 2021.See The 30 Best Films of 2021 here: https://lwlies.com/articles/the-30-best-films-of-2021/Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by Little Dot Studios Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
24/12/211h

Spider-Man: No Way Home | The Tender Bar | Tokyo Godfathers

In this Truth & Movies we swing our way into the latest outing from Tom Holland's Spider-Man (and maybe some other Spider-Men too?), as well as George Clooney's latest directorial effort The Tender Bar and in our film club it's Satoshi Kon's festive favourite Tokyo Godfathers. Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by Little Dot Studios Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
17/12/2153m 1s

West Side Story | Don't Look Up | The Polar Express | Jack Frost

On this weeks' Truth & Movies, Michael is joined by Little White Lies editor David Jenkins and Truth & Movies producer Jake Cunningham to explore Steven Spielberg's new take on classic musical West Side Story. There's also Adam McKay's Don't Look Up, but will our team look down on it? And in film club, there's a gift exchange, as David and Jake share The Polar Express and Jack Frost with each other. Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by Little Dot Studios Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
10/12/2153m 16s

C'mon C'mon | The Hand of God | The Shop Around The Corner

On this weeks' Truth & Movies, Michael is joined by our own Hannah Strong and guest Jack King to explore Mike Mills' latest film C'mon C'mon, as well as Paolo Sorrentino's The Hand of God and in our film club, we open up the advent calendar with The Shop Around the Corner Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by Little Dot Studios Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
03/12/2138m 53s

House of Gucci | Pirates | The Counsellor

On this weeks' Truth & Movies, Michael is joined by Lwlies' Hannah Strong and critic Cheyenne Bunsie to talk about the latest release from one of cinema's most prolific, and best, directors - Ridley Scott's House Of Gucci - and the debut feature from cinema's newest auteur - Reggie Yates' Pirates. And in film club, it's Ridley Scott's star-studded but much maligned The Counsellor written by Cormac Mcarthy.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by Little Dot Studios Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
26/11/2149m 32s

Drive My Car | Petite Maman | Ghostbusters

On this weeks' Truth & Movies, Michael is joined by Lwlies' David Jenkins and critic Lillian Crawford to talk about one of the longest and best movies of the year - Ryusuke Hamaguchi's Drive My Car - and one of the shortest and best movies of the year - Céline Sciamma's Petite Maman. And in film club, it's back to 1980s New York for the original Ghostbusters.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by Little Dot Studios Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
19/11/2143m 51s

Tick, Tick...Boom! | Cry Macho | Naked

This week on Truth & Movies, Michael is joined by Lwlies' David Jenkins and film critic Elena Lazic to talk about Lin Manuel Miranda's Tick, Tick...Boom! Plus, new releases Cry Macho starring Clint Eastwood, and Amjad Abu Alala's Sudanese drama You Will Die at Twenty. And in film club, we're going back to '90s London for the rerelease of Mike Leigh's dark drama, Naked.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by Little Dot Studios Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
12/11/2148m 11s

Eternals | The Card Counter | Out of the Blue

This week on Truth & Movies, Michael is joined by Little White Lies' own Hannah Strong and film critic Leila Latif to talk about Chloe Zhao's Marvel mega movie, Eternals. Plus, Paul Schrader teams up with Oscar Isaac in The Card Counter, and in film club we're going back to 1980 for the recently restored Out of the Blue, directed by and starring Dennis Hopper.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by Little Dot Studios Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
05/11/2146m 24s

Last Night in Soho | Azor | Blood and Black Lace

In this Truth & Movies we’re taking a look at our second Edgar Wright film of the year, the time-warping thriller Last Night in Soho. As a companion to Wright’s Giallo inspired film, for our film club, we’re checking out Mario Bava’s early entry in the genre Blood and Black Lace. It’s not all dramatic screams and blue and red lighting though, but there’s still room for some dastardly deeds, as we cover banking drama Azor.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by Little Dot Studios Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
29/10/211h

Dune | The French Dispatch | Flash Gordon

In this Truth & Movies we brave the harsh desert sands of Arrakis and join Timothée Chalamet and Co for the new blockbuster adaptation of Dune. We're also travelling to Ennui-sur-Blasé, the fictional French town at the centre of Wes Anderson's The French Dispatch, but in this symmetrical world, will our critics be perfectly aligned? And in our film club, we're taking a look back at cult sci-fi blockbuster Flash Gordon - saviour of the universe! Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by Little Dot Studios Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
22/10/2154m 12s

Playground | Small Body | Compartment No. 6 | BFI London Film Festival Diary #4

As the London Film Festival draws to a close for another year, host Michael is joined by Little White Lies' own Hannah Strong and Critic's Mentorship Programme participant Jojo Ajisafe, to talk about the festival films that have stuck with them, including First Feature Competition winner Playground, Sunderland Award jury recommendation Small Body, and Finnish drama Compartment No.6. Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by Little Dot Studios Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
18/10/2127m 8s

Venom 2: Let There Be Carnage | The Velvet Underground with Todd Haynes | Velvet Goldmine

Buckle your seatbelts, it's a busy week on Truth & Movies! Host Michael Leader is joined by Hannah Strong and Rogan Graham to discuss Tom Hardy's second stint as Eddie Brock and Venom in Venom 2: Let There Be Carnage. Plus, Michael talks to Todd Haynes, one of our best directors working today, about his new documentary on the legendary rock band The Velvet Underground. And we're sticking with Todd Haynes in Film Club to chat about the star-studded 1998 musical drama Velvet Goldmine.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by Little Dot Studios Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
15/10/211h 13m

The Power of the Dog | C'mon C'mon | BFI London Film Festival Diary #3

In the third instalment of our diaries from the BFI London Film Festival, host Michael Leader is joined by Little White Lies' own Adam Woodward, and film critic Callie Petch, who is attending the festival via the Critic's Mentorship Programme. The team discuss Jane Campion's Gothic Western The Power of the Dog, and the much-speculated annual Surprise Film, which turned out to be Mike Mills' new heartfelt drama, C'mon C'mon.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by Little Dot Studios Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
12/10/2123m 53s

The Harder They Fall | Il Buco | Bergman Island - BFI London Film Festival Diary #2

Continuing our diary entries from the BFI London Film Festival, our host Michael Leader and Little White Lies' Editor David Jenkins talk about the films that they think audiences should be seeing, both in the capital, and around the UK. In this episode they discuss the dazzling LFF opening gala The Harder They Fall, meditative caving documentary Il Buco and Mia Hansen Løve’s latest masterpiece, Bergman Island.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by Little Dot Studios Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
08/10/2117m 44s

Paris 13th District | Drive My Car | The Worst Person in the World - BFI London Film Festival Diary #1

In the first of our diary entries from the BFI London Film Festival our host Michael and Little White Lies' own Hannah Strong talk about the films that they think audiences should be seeing, both in the capital, and around the UK. In this episode they discuss Jacques Audiard's black and white Parisian drama Paris 13th District, Drive My Car, the first of two Ryusuke Hamaguchi films playing at the festival, and possible best of the fest The Worst Person in the World. Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by Little Dot Studios Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
05/10/2121m 56s

No Time To Die | Anne at 13,000 ft | Never Say Never Again

For this Truth & Movies we dust off the tuxedos for one last time, as we check out Daniel Craig's Bond swan song No Time To Die, and in our film club we turn to Sean Connery's final foray in 007's world with Never Say Never Again. All eyes aren't just on Bond though, also out this week is Kazik Radwanski's Anne at 13,000 ft, which offers a unique alternative to MI5's deadliest agent.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by Little Dot Studios Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
01/10/2145m 8s

The Many Saints of Newark | The Green Knight | Gomorrah

For this Truth & Movies we dust off the tuxedos for one last time, as we check out Daniel Craig's Bond swan song No Time To Die, and in our film club we turn to Sean Connery's final foray in 007's world with Never Say Never Again. All eyes aren't just on Bond though, also out this week is Kazik Radwanski's Anne at 13,000 ft, which offers a unique alternative to MI5's deadliest agent. Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by Little Dot Studios Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
24/09/2140m 24s

Everybody's Talking About Jamie | Rose Plays Julie | Hedwig and the Angry Inch

On Truth & Movies this time everybody's talking about Everybody's Talking About Jamie, the adaptation of the hit musical which arrives on Prime Video this week. We're also discussing new thriller Rose Plays Julie, from directors Joe Lawlor and Christine Molloy, and in our film club we're going back twenty years for John Cameron-Mitchell's cult favourite Hedwig and the Angry Inch. Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by Little Dot Studios Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
17/09/2140m 47s

Introducing | Anime to Z

Here's a little extra nugget in your feed from some friends of the show. Anime To Z is a new podcast from rapper Che Lingo and comedian Bec Hill delving into the amazing world of Anime. Have a listen and if you like, please do head over - https://podfollow.com/anime-to-z - and listen to full episodes and subscribe wherever you get your podcasts.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by Little Dot Studios Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13/09/2112m 18s

Respect | Copilot | The Servant

On Truth & Movies this week, the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, gets the biopic treatment in Respect, we talk about the Berlin film festival drama Copilot, and in film club we go back to the 1960s for Joseph Losey's subversive British drama, The Servant. Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter and Instagram: @LWLiesProduced by Little Dot Studios Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
10/09/2150m 11s

Shang-Chi | Annette | Playtime

On Truth & Movies this week, we're catching up on Marvel's latest adventure Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, indulging in Leos Carax's Sparks written rock opera Annette, and in our film club we're having fun (well, not all of us) with Jacques Tati's classic Playtime.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club. All brought to you by the people behind Little White Lies, the world's most beautiful film magazine.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter: @LWLiesInstagram: @LWLiesProduced by Little Dot Studios  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
03/09/2145m 8s

Candyman | The Nest | Martha Marcy May Marlene - feat. Elizabeth Olsen + Sean Durkin

For this Truth & Movies we're daring to say his name five times, and probably a few more, as we talk about Nia DaCosta's Jordan Peele produced reboot/sequel/resequel to 1992's Candyman. We're also flying into Sean Durkin's long-awaited second feature The Nest starring Jude Law and Carrie Coon and talking to its director too. And in our film club, we're going back to Durkin's first feature Martha Marcy May Marlene - and we're lucky enough to be joined by that film's star, and now one of Marvel's most superpowered superheroes, Elizabeth Olsen.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club. All brought to you by the people behind Little White Lies, the world's most beautiful film magazine.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter: @LWLiesInstagram: @LWLiesProduced by Little Dot Studios  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
27/08/211h 15m

Censor | Pig | Possession - feat. Alex Wolff

In this episode of Truth & Movies we take an uncensored look at Prano Bailey Bond's debut feature, the video nasty inspired 80s set horror Censor. We also hunt out Nicolas Cage as he goes full-boar in culinary revenge tale Pig. And in our film club, we get put under the spell of Andrzej Żuławski's Possession, a notorious staple of the video nasty era, starring Isabelle Adjani and Sam Neill. Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club. All brought to you by the people behind Little White Lies, the world's most beautiful film magazine.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter: @LWLiesInstagram: @LWLiesProduced by Little Dot Studios  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
19/08/211h 5m

Free Guy | New Order | Van Wilder: Party Liaison

On Truth & Movies this week, we recruit three guys - Michael Leader, Adam Woodward and Lou Thomas - to play-test Free Guy, the new Ryan Reynolds video game comedy. Michel Franco's New Order is next on the agenda, but is it a level up? And in our film club, things get (Van) wild, as we travel back to the early noughties for the breakout Reynolds vehicle Van Wilder: Party Liaison.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club. All brought to you by the people behind Little White Lies, the world's most beautiful film magazine.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter: @LWLiesInstagram: @LWLiesProduced by Little Dot Studios  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13/08/2148m 35s

Zola | Stillwater | Now, Voyager

Y'all wanna hear a podcast? In this episode of Truth & Movies we get into viral tweet turned Sundance favourite Zola, the Tom McCarthy (Spotlight) directed thriller Stillwater starring Matt Damon and in our film club we turn our attention to Bette Davis classic Now, Voyager, which returns to cinemas this week thanks to the BFI. Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club. All brought to you by the people behind Little White Lies, the world's most beautiful film magazine.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter: @LWLiesInstagram: @LWLiesProduced by Little Dot Studios  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
06/08/2138m 12s

The Suicide Squad | The Sparks Brothers | Anvil - feat. Edgar Wright

We're thrilled to welcome Edgar Wright, director of Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz, Baby Driver and this week's The Sparks Brothers, on to the podcast to talk about his first foray into music documentary making. As well as talking about Edgar's film, we also dive into James Gunn's anti-hero rumpus The Suicide Squad, and in our film club we look back at modern classic rock-doc Anvil: The Story of Anvil. Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club. All brought to you by the people behind Little White Lies, the world's most beautiful film magazine.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter: @LWLiesInstagram: @LWLiesProduced by Little Dot Studios  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
30/07/2157m 2s

Old | Cannes 2021 | Girlfriends

This time on Truth & Movies we're talking about M. Night Shyamalan's new 'Old', whilst Little White Lies associate editor Hannah Strong fills us in on the biggest bows from the Croisette with a Cannes festival recap, and in our film club we're looking at Claudia Weill's 1978 classic 'Girlfriends', which is rereleased in UK screens this week.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club. All brought to you by the people behind Little White Lies, the world's most beautiful film magazine.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter: @LWLiesInstagram: @LWLiesProduced by Little Dot Studios  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
23/07/2139m 31s

Space Jam: A New Legacy | Summer of Soul | Love & Basketball

In this episode of Truth & Movies we tip off with Space Jam: A New Legacy, the long awaited sequel to the 90s hit. Was it worth the wait? Or is it worth dunking on? After that we're on to Questlove's Summer of Soul, a new music documentary that chronicles the 1969 Harlem Cultural Festival, better known as 'Black Woodstock'. In our film club, we're back on the court for Gina Prince-Bythewood's directorial debut (and recent entry into the Criterion Collection) Love & Basketball. Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club. All brought to you by the people behind Little White Lies, the world's most beautiful film magazine. Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.com Twitter: @LWLies Instagram: @LWLies Produced by Little Dot Studios  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
15/07/2144m 6s

Black Widow | Martin Eden | Somersault - feat. Cate Shortland

In this episode of Truth & Movies we welcome Marvel-ous director Cate Shortland on to the show to talk about her entry into the MCU Black Widow and in our film club we're discussing her debut feature Somersault. We're also chatting about long-awaited festival favourite Martin Eden, which finally arrives on UK screens this week, after making its debut at the Venice Film Festival in 2019.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club. All brought to you by the people behind Little White Lies, the world's most beautiful film magazine.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter: @LWLiesInstagram: @LWLiesProduced by Little Dot Studios Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
09/07/2156m 6s

Another Round | French Exit | Leaving Las Vegas

This week on Truth & Movies we're drinking in Thomas Vinterberg's Another Round, Azazel Jacob's French Exit and in our film club, a drinking companion from the 90s, Mike Figgis' Leaving Las Vegas.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club. All brought to you by the people behind Little White Lies, the world's most beautiful film magazine.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter: @LWLiesInstagram: @LWLiesProduced by Little Dot Studios Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
02/07/2143m 4s

Fast and Furious 9 | Supernova | Nashville

The Little White Lies family discusses the latest Fast and Furious film in this new episode of Truth and Movies. Plus, we get into Harry MacQueen's Supernova, starring Colin Firth and Stanley Tucci and our film club pick for the week is Robert Altman's Nashville which returns to cinemas this week thanks to the BFI.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club. All brought to you by the people behind Little White Lies, the world's most beautiful film magazine.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter: @LWLiesInstagram: @LWLiesProduced by Little Dot Studios Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
25/06/2147m 7s

In The Heights | In The Earth | Resident Evil: Retribution

In the podcast, we go In The Heights and In The Earth. Welcome back to Truth & Movies: A Little White Lies Podcast. For this edition we're talking about In The Heights, the John M Chu directed adaptation of Lin Manuel Miranda's stage musical, and In The Earth, another forage into folk horror from the mind of Ben Wheatley. We're also joined by one of Wheatley's cast members, the great Reece Shearsmith, one of the creators behind Inside No.9 and The League of Gentlemen, and the axe wielding Zach in In The Earth.With a new Resident Evil game just released, and with Paul WS Anderson's Monster Hunter now in cinemas, for our film club we take a look at the director's 2012 entry into the cult horror series.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club. All brought to you by the people behind Little White Lies, the world's most beautiful film magazine.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter: @LWLiesInstagram: @LWLiesProduced by Little Dot Studios Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
18/06/211h 12m

The Father | Shiva Baby | Fargo

In this episode of Truth & Movies we discuss Florian Zeller's The Father, whose star Anthony Hopkins won the Best Actor Oscar for his performance. We also get into the anxiety-inducing party spirit with Shiva Baby and our film club is the Coen Brothers classic Fargo which is returning to UK cinemas this week, in celebration of its 25th anniversary.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club. All brought to you by the people behind Little White Lies, the world's most beautiful film magazine.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter: @LWLiesInstagram: @LWLiesProduced by Little Dot Studios Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
11/06/2142m 0s

A Quiet Place Part II | Gunda | Babe: Pig in the City

Truth & Movies: A Little White Lies Podcast has returned! With cinemas up and down the country flinging their doors open, we're here to guide you through some of the most talked about new releases available (and some old favourites). In this episode, we ask whether the Quiet Place series should have stayed quiet after its first outing and we go the whole hog with experiencial pig-focused documentary Gunda and George Miller's 1998 pork-belly flop Babe: Pig in the CityTruth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club. All brought to you by the people behind Little White Lies, the world's most beautiful film magazine.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter: @LWLiesInstagram: @LWLiesProduced by Little Dot Studios Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
04/06/2137m 25s

First Cow | Cruella | Wendy and Lucy

Cinemas are back and so is Truth & Movies: A Little White Lies Podcast! In this episode we moo-ve our way through Kelly Reichardt's latest, the bovine and divine First Cow. We also see whether radical villain origin Cruella is as punk as it appears and in our film club, we look at Kelly Reichardt's 2008 masterpiece Wendy and Lucy, a film that Little White Lies' editor David Jenkins infamously gave 6 (six!) stars.Truth & Movies is the podcast from the film experts at Little White Lies, where along with selected colleagues and friends, they discuss the latest movie releases. Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club. All brought to you by the people behind Little White Lies, the world's most beautiful film magazine.Email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comTwitter: @LWLiesInstagram: @LWLiesProduced by Little Dot Studios Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
28/05/2146m 43s

Truth & Movies Special: Chloé Zhao

Host Michael Leader is this week joined by LWLies editor David Jenkins and regular LWLies contributor Leila Latif to survey the career of Oscar-nominated director Chloé Zhao, from her newly released debut feature Songs My Brothers Taught Me, to her brand-new one, Nomadland. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/04/211h 4m

Truth & Movies Special: Minari

This week on Truth & Movies, Michael Leader is joined by Hannah Woodhead and guest critic Katie Goh to discuss Sundance breakout and Academy Award hopeful Minari. Join them for a deep dive into Lee Isaac Chung's lyrical memoir-portrait of a Korean-American family in 70s Arkansas, starring Steven Yeun. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
30/03/2150m 16s

Festival Special – Sundance, Rotterdam and Glasgow

Little White Lies editor David Jenkins is joined by esteemed colleague Hannah Woodhead for an in-depth report on the past (Sundance), present (Rotterdam) and future (Glasgow) of global film festivals in the early months of 2021. We ask: can new, online festival models ever trump the live experience? Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
05/02/211h 11m

Truth & Movies Special: David Lynch at 75

On this special episode of Truth & Movies, we raise a toast to one of our favourite living filmmakers: David Lynch. Joining host Michael Leader for this deep dive into the director’s back catalogue are David Jenkins, Hannah Woodhead and Adam Woodward (the lady in the radiator was unavailable), who each bring their favourite Lynch film to discuss. It’s a strange world, and we wouldn’t have it any other way.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
20/01/211h 2m

The best movies of 2020

The T&M crew are given two slots a piece to talk up the best movies they've caught this year. This eclectic mix comes from our Associate Editor Hannah Woodhead, LWLies' Man in the USA, Charles Bramesco, and the host with the most, Michael Leader. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
18/12/2047m 7s

A deep dive into David Fincher's Mank

Who wrote Citizen Kane? And is Mank, the extraordinary new film by David Fincher, the best resource to answer that question? Michael Leader is joined by Little White Lies editor David Jenkins and Lillian Crawford to place this brilliantly slippery film into context. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
04/12/2050m 30s

David Fincher Special

With Mank arriving on Netflix on 4 December, we’ve put together a Truth & Movies tribute to one of our favourite living filmmakers, David Fincher. Host Michael Leader is joined by regular contributors and self-confessed Fincher superfans Hannah Woodhead and Adam Woodward, who each pick a film from the director’s back catalogue to reappraise. What’s your favourite Fincher? Let us know @LWLies or @TruthAndMovies. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
25/11/201h 6m

Shirley Special

This episode of Truth & Movies is dedicated to the release of Josephine Decker's Shirley, a claustrophobic tale of artistic creation and romantic destruction starring Elisabeth Moss and Michael Stuhlbarg. The host this week is Little White Lies editor David Jenkins, and he’s joined by associate editor Hannah Woodhead, and regular contributor Leila Latif. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
30/10/2042m 33s

The Christopher Nolan Paradox

On this week’s episode, David Jenkins and Adam Woodward give their spoiler-free verdict on Christopher Nolan’s hotly-anticipated “time inversion” thriller Tenet. Is it a blockbuster for the ages or another example of the director’s dramatic shortcomings? Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/08/2051m 36s

A Cornish coming-of-age plus Gemma Arterton’s war stories.

As cinemas across the UK reopen, Michael Leader and Hannah Woodhead catch up to chat about two homegrown features from first-time female directors. Claire Oakley’s Make Up is a haunting coming-of-age tale set against the disquieting backdrop of a Cornish caravan park, while Jessica Swale’s Summerland sees Gemma Arterton turn in one of her best ever performances in a tender wartime romance with a twist. This episode is sponsored by Adobe Stock audio, which gives creatives access to a huge catalogue of high-quality, non-watermarked tracks. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
31/07/2039m 8s

A Samurai Cinema Special

Unsheathed blades Michael Leader and David Jenkins chat about their favourite Samurai movies to celebrate the release of PlayStation's new sword-swinging, open world epic, Ghost of Tsushima. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
17/07/2051m 49s

Cinemas: A new dawn

The T&M team are excited at the prospect of seeing films in the cinema again, so in this special episode, host Michael Leader and LWLies editor David Jenkins fire some questions to Jason Wood, Creative Director of Home Manchester, about the challenges of enticing audiences back to the big screen experience. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
26/06/2036m 16s

The rise and rise of the Netflick

On our latest lockdown episode, host Michael Leader is joined by our friend from across the pond, Charles Bramesco, who has watched and ranked (almost) every original Netflix film. They discuss the curious case of the ‘Netflick’, plus Spike Lee’s Vietnam opus Da 5 Bloods, which arrives on the platform this week. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
11/06/2034m 31s

Mark Cousins and Women Make Film

Michael Leader hosts this week's episode of Truth and Movies, which sees LWLies' editor David Jenkins interviewing filmmaker, film scholar and dyed-in-the-wool cinephile Mark Cousins about his epic new series Women Make Film, which offers an alternative film school that draws exclusively on the work of women directors.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/05/2033m 50s

The Joy of Wax

On our latest lockdown episode, Michael Leader is joined by Adam Woodward to discuss their most cherished vinyl film soundtracks from Ry Cooder’s iconic Paris, Texas slide guitar score, to Goblin’s chaotically eclectic composition for Dawn of the Dead. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
18/05/2051m 35s

Flintstones Viva Rock Vegas Special.

This week, LWLies editor David Jenkins is joined by Guardian journalist Tom Lamont as they discuss the various times they have come into contact with movie premieres, including the instance that led them to walk out of the ritzy London premiere of The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas in the year 2000. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/05/2053m 35s

The Joy of Magazine Subscriptions.

T&M host Michael Leader gathers Hannah Woodhead and David Jenkins around his digital fire via high-tech video conferencing to discuss the wonderful world of print magazines and the joys of subscribing to a beloved title. Film, video games, ancient history, role playing games and horses all make it into the mix. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
30/04/2043m 36s

Comfort Blanket Movies

In our latest lockdown episode, Michael Leader and Sophie Monks Kaufman discuss the never-more-pressing need for comfort blanket movies – those films you watch when you need a warm hug from a familiar source. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
24/04/2031m 48s

How to Curate Your Lockdown Viewing

In the second of our lockdown specials, Michael Leader is joined by Hannah Woodhead for a chat about quarantine viewing habits, and how to choose what to watch amid seemingly infinite streaming platforms Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
17/04/2042m 26s

What Films Will We Show Our Kids?

In this special edition of Truth & Movies, presenter Michael Leader and LWLies editor David Jenkins record a late night fireside chat (some are calling it a Dad Pod) about formative cinema experiences, and how those experiences will translate to their own young children. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
02/04/2041m 21s

David Lynch in 4K plus Sônia Braga’s last stand

After a week off, Truth & Movies is back and ready for another round of new releases. In Kleber Mendonça Filho and Juliano Dornelles’ Bacurau, a remote Brazilian village comes under siege from a mysterious source, while And Then We Danced sees director Levan Akin tackle homophobia in Georgia via the medium of traditional dance. Finally, in Film Club, we reach for the tissues in anticipation of The Elephant Man’s return to the big screen – in dazzling 4K. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
12/03/2046m 40s

Truth & Movies #142 - Ruffalo’s chemical reaction plus a lesbian love story

On this episode of Truth & Movies we hear from the great French filmmaker Céline Sciamma about her sublime 18th century romance, Portrait of a Lady on Fire – as swooned over by regular host Michael Leader and guest critics Anna Bogutskaya and Claire Marie Healy. Also this week, Mark Ruffalo takes on a US chemicals giant in Todd Haynes’ Dark Waters, while in Film Club Julianne Moore suffers from a mysterious ailment in Haynes’ 1995 psychological drama, Safe. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
27/02/2049m 38s

Truth & Movies #141 - Plant-based panic plus Steve Coogan’s false teeth

Greed is (kinda) good on this week’s Truth & Movies, as Michael Leader, Simran Hans and Matt Thrift sail away with Michael Winterbottom and Steve Coogan for their super-rich satire – just watch out for those false teeth! Also in cinemas is Jessica Hausner’s Little Joe, starring Emily Beecham as a botanist whose latest scientific breakthrough comes with a curious side effect. Continuing the nefarious flora theme in Film Club, we revisit Fran Oz’s 1986 horror-comedy Little Shop of Horrors. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
20/02/2036m 12s

Truth & Movies #140 - Rapid rodents and Jane Austen reloaded

Truth & Movies levels up this week with not one but two video game movies, with Michael Leader, David Jenkins and Clarisse Loughrey forming our multiplayer superteam. New in cinemas, Sega’s rapid rodent Sonic the Hedgehog gets a long overdue run out courtesy of Paramount and director Jeff Fowler, while in Film Club we revisit the (unfairly?) maligned Super Mario Bros from 1993. Sandwiched between those is another new adaptation, Autumn de Wilde’s take on Jane Austen’s Emma. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13/02/2039m 53s

Truth & Movies #139 - The return of Harley Quinn plus another quality Bong hit

On this week’s show Michael Leader is joined by Hannah Woodhead and, making her T&M debut, Anna Bogutskaya to discuss DC’s female-fronted anti-superhero movie Birds of Prey, starring Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn. Also in cinemas Friday is Bong Joon-ho’s Palme d’Or winning social satire Parasite – will it triumph at the Oscars next week? Besides those new releases, we take in another quality Bong hit in the shape of his post-apocalyptic 2013 thriller Snowpiercer. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
06/02/2045m 31s

Truth & Movies #138 - Classic Clint plus Willem Dafoe’s wicked smile

Seadogs and scapegoats abound on this week’s Truth & Movies, as Michael Leader, Sophie Monks Kaufman and Adam Woodward pore over the latest releases. In The Lighthouse, Robert Pattinson and Willem Dafoe descend into madness in 19th century Maine, with director Robert Eggers joining us for a quick chat about the making of the film. Then in Richard Jewell, Clint Eastwood continues his recent purple patch with a scrutinous look at the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Park bombing. And finally, we revisit Czech erotic oddity Valerie and Her Week of Wonders ahead of its new home entertainment release courtesy of Second Run. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
30/01/2040m 39s

Truth & Movies at the International Film Festival Rotterdam: Dispatch Three

To round off our pod-coverage at International Film Festival Rotterdam, the Truth & Movies team talk about an 18th century French sex comedy, a eerie British horror, an ambitious animne and we also talk triumphs and memorys with festival direcror Bero Beyer on the occasion of his final year in the top seat. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
29/01/2028m 59s

Truth & Movies at the International Film Festival Rotterdam: Dispatch Two

Michael, David and Elena are back at International Film Festival Rotterdam's podcast corner to talk about a new movie called Happy Old Year which offers a take down of Marie Kondo-endorsed minimalism, and meets director An Tran to discuss her new documentary celebrating the art of cinematography.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
28/01/2028m 13s

Truth & Movies at the International Film Festival Rotterdam: Dispatch one

Greetings from sunny Rotterdam movie truthers! Michael Leader and David Jenkins have packed their mobile podcasting unit and are sampling the delights of the International Film Festival Rotterdam's 49th edition, bringing you hot takes of new movies and, in this first mini missive, an interview with Jack Henry Robbins, director of glitchy nostalgiafest, VHYes.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
27/01/2025m 15s

Truth & Movies #137 - Black Bonnie & Clyde plus top-drawer Dickens

British satirist Armando Iannucci adapts Charles Dickens in the crowd-pleasing, all-star The Personal History of David Copperfield, and up-and-coming director Melina Matsoukas puts a modern twist on Bonnie & Clyde in Queen & Slim. Michael Leader is joined by Leila Latif and Kambole Campbell to discuss both new releases, while in Film Club we take a strange trip with Alejandro Jodorowsky in the newly restored cult classic The Holy Mountain.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
23/01/2039m 19s

Truth & Movies #136 - Keeping the faith with Terrence Malick, plus a faux-feminist fiasco

Michael Leader is joined by David Jenkins and Rogan Graham to preach the gospel according to Terrence Malick, whose rhapsodic A Hidden Life opens in cinemas Friday. Also out this week, the based-on-true-event Bombshell sees Charlize Theron, Nicole Kidman and Margot Robbie tackle sexism in the newsroom, while in Film Club we revisit Malick’s transcendent period romance, Days of Heaven. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
16/01/2050m 25s

Truth & Movies Special - Live from the Prince Charles Cinema

Following a special screening of Josh and Benny Safdie's first feature film, Daddy Longlegs, at London's Prince Charles Cinema, Michael Leader, David Jenkins and Hannah Woodhead took to the stage for a live edition of Truth & Movies. They chat about Daddy Longlegs, Uncut Gems and the woes of parenting practices in this special bonus episode. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
14/01/2033m 58s

Truth & Movies #135 - Whimsical Hitler plus a “one-shot” WWI epic

There’s a wartime feel to the first Truth & Movies of the new year, as Michael Leader, Hannah Woodhead and Adam Woodward gear up for Sam Mendes’ immersive real-time World War One drama 1917, inspired by his own grandfather’s experiences. Next up, Kiwi funnyman Taika Waititi skewers the Führer in Jojo Rabbit, starring Roman Griffin Davis, Scarlett Johansson and Sam Rockwell – but is it really an “anti-hate satire”? Staying with World War Two, we revisit Charlie Chaplin’s classic Nazi send-up from 1940, The Great Dictator, in our Film Club. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
09/01/2048m 4s

Uncut Gems Special – An Interview with Josh and Benny Safdie

We’re signing off 2019 with an in-depth chat with the makers of one of our favourite films of the year. With their sensational fourth feature, Uncut Gems, arriving in the UK on 10 January, the New York siblings took time out of their busy schedule to discuss making the step-up from their previous work, while also namechecking a few recent movies they’ve enjoyed.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
27/12/1928m 24s

Truth & Movies # 134 - Singing cats, well-read sisters plus a galaxy far, far away...

It’s a massive week for new releases, as two of the most anticipated films of 2019 are finally revealed. JJ Abrams brings the current Star Wars saga to a less-than-spectacular close with The Rise of Skywalker, while Tom Hooper orchestrates an all-star cast for his digitally-enhanced big screen version of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cats. Michael Leader is joined by David Jenkins and Hannah Woodhead to discuss those, as well as Greta Gerwig’s adaptation of Little Women, which hits cinemas Boxing Day. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
19/12/1957m 12s

Truth & Movies # 133 - The Rock levels up plus heavy metal Attenborough

On this week’s Truth & Movies, Michael Leader, Steph Watts and Adam Woodward gear up for the fantasy adventure sequel Jumanji: The Nextl Level, featuring The Rock, Kevin Hart and Karen Gillan, while the nature film gets a heavy metal makeover in Viktor Kossakovsky’s water-themed eco doc Aquarela. And in Film Club, we’re slashing through the snow with the 1974 seasonal horror classic, Black Christmas. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
12/12/1938m 17s

Truth & Movies #132 - Shia LaBeouf’s daddy issues plus the French New Wave goes musical

Michael Leader is back in the T&M host’s seat this week as critics Hannah Woodhead and Pamela Hutchinson offer their thoughts on two new releases. Honey Boy sees Shia LaBeouf play his own father in a semi-autobiographical study of child stardom, while Wang Xiaoshuai surveys China’s recent social and political past in So Long, My Son. And in Film Club, Jacques Demy’s classic musical The Umbrellas of Cherbourg gets a welcome theatrical re-run courtesy of the BFI. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
05/12/1935m 37s

Truth & Movies #131 - A killer whodunnit plus Stanley Kubrick’s swansong

It’s a bumper week on Truth & Movies, as stand-in host Beth Webb is joined by David Jenkins and Lou Thomas to dissect three new releases. There’s Knives Out, Rian Johnson’s starry twist on the classic whodunnit; Atlantics, Mati Diop’s beguiling Dakar-set mystery romance; and The Nightingale, Jennifer Kent’s gruelling post-colonial thriller. We also hear from rising star Aisling Franciosi about how she prepared for her demanding lead role in Kent’s film. And with Stanley Kubrick’s 1999 swansong Eyes Wide Shut back in cinemas, we revisit it in our Film Club. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
28/11/1949m 31s

Truth & Movies #130 - Animated ice capades plus vintage pinball wizardry

On this week’s show our resident animation expert, Michael Leader, is joined by Kambole Campbell and Caitlin Quinlan to discuss two very different new entries into the genre. First up is Frozen II, Disney’s long-overdue sequel to its 2013 pop culture phenomenon, followed by the decidedly more melancholy I Lost My Body, from French director Jérémy Clapin. In Film Club, we queue up a blast from the past in the form of Ken Russell’s Tommy, inspired by The Who’s seminal rock opera. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/11/1932m 43s

Truth & Movies #129 - Ford versus Ferrari plus Driver versus Johansson

On this week’s show Michael Leader, Manuela Lazic and Adam Woodward try to keep the motoring puns to a minimum as we gear up (sorry, sorry!) for Le Mans ’66, starring Matt Damon and a Brummie Christian Bale as American car designer Carroll Shelby and British racing driver Ken Miles respectively. And, in Film Club, Steve McQueen’s fascinating early ’70s passion project Le Mans. Before all that, we settle down for a bittersweet take on the relationship drama with Marriage Story, courtesy of Noah Baumbach. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
14/11/1947m 19s

Truth & Movies #128 - Martin Scorsese’s mobster elegy plus the man DeLorean

Before it arrives on Netflix later this month, Martin Scorsese’s long-awaited mob epic The Irishman makes its way into UK cinemas this week – Michael Leader, David Jenkins and Sophie Monks Kaufman get in early on the action, assessing the de-aging job on Robert De Niro and whether the film glorifies the Mafia. Also this week, wigs and wackiness abound in the auto-themed thriller Driven, about the unmaking of famed American car designer John DeLorean, while in Film Club we revisit one of Scorsese’s lesser-seen works, 1999’s Bringing Out the Dead. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/11/1943m 36s

Truth & Movies #127 - Return to the Overlook Hotel plus a Ken Loach call to arms

With another UK election looming, what better time to welcome back the foremost custodian of social-realist cinema on these shores, Ken Loach. His new drama Sorry We Missed You arrives in cinemas this week, and Michael Leader, Anton Bitel and Hannah Woodhead are on hand to deliver their verdicts. Also this week, there’s a pair of belated horror sequels in the shape of Doctor Sleep, starring Ewan McGregor as an adult Danny Torrance, while in Film Club, Anthony Perkins returns for Psycho II. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
31/10/1951m 39s

Truth & Movies #126 - Arnie’s back (and he’s not the only one) plus Matthew McConaughey hits the beach.

This week on Truth & Movies, James Cameron gets the old gang back together for director Tim “Deadpool” Miller’s Terminator sequel Dark Fate, while onetime enfant terrible Harmony Korine shows his mellow side in the sun-kissed slacker comedy The Beach Bum, starring Matthew McConaughey as fun-loving stoner poet Moondog. Michael Leader, Matt Thrift and Steph Watts team up to tackle those new releases, before submerging themselves in James Cameron’s deepwater mystery adventure The Abyss. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
23/10/1947m 0s

Truth & Movies #125 – Zom-rom-com gets a belated sequel, plus we speak to the inventor of the iPod.

Did 2009's Zombieland really need a sequel ten years later? Does Olivier Assayas' new film, Non-Fiction, reveal all about the world of publishing and e-books? What does the inventor of the iPod have to say about life in Silicon Valley and the future of movies? The host with the most Michael Leader is joined in the studio by Elena Lazic and David Jenkins, with film club this week is Assayas' 90s classic, Irma Vep. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
17/10/1947m 25s

Truth & Movies #124 - Big Willie’s back plus a Chris Morris misfire

Déjà vu, doppelgängers and political discourse are on the T&M agenda this week, as Michael Leader, Darren Richman and Adam Woodward team up to tackle Ang Lee’s action sci-fi Gemini Man, in which Will Smith faces off against... himself, and The Day Shall Come, Chris Morris’ long-awaited return to the political satire fold. In Film Club there’s another serving of Big Willie style in the shape of Six Degrees of Separation, one of his earliest (and arguably best) big screen roles. Rounding off the show, we offer some tips for what to watch at the 63rd BFI London Film Festival, which wraps up on Sunday. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
09/10/1949m 29s

Truth & Movies #123 – Joaquin Phoenix’s sick joke plus a Judy Garland showstopper

DC’s clown prince is back in action this week courtesy of director Todd Phillips and star Joaquin Phoenix – but is Joker a harmless supervillain origin story or something more insidious? Michael Leader, Pamela Hutchinson and Hannah Woodhead cut through the #discourse before turning their attentions to Judy, Rupert Goold’s tender portrait of Hollywood’s tragic entertainer. And in Film Club, 1954’s A Star Is Born, which features arguably Judy Garland’s finest performance. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
02/10/1958m 30s

# 122 - The Goldfinch / The Last Tree / Birth

This week, the Truth & Movies team tackle the screen adaptation of Donna Tartt's art world doorstop, The Goldfinch, as well as The Last Tree, the intriguing second feature from up-and-coming British talent, Shola Amoo. And in Film Club this week, we rake over the genteel New York weirdness of Jonathan Glazer's 2004 film, Birth. On the panel we have LWLies regular Sophie Monks Kaufman and T&M debutant Rogan Graham, while marshalling proceedings once again is host, Michael Leader. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
25/09/1933m 33s

# 121 - Ad Astra / The Farewell / Solaris

In this week's episode we're blasting off to the outer echelons of the galaxy to join Brad Pitt on a journey to Neptune in Ad Astra, and spending some time on a Russian space station to pick apart dreams and reality in Andrei Tarkovsky's classic Solaris. Then it's back down to earth for Lulu Wang's culture clash family comedy The Farewell, with Michael Leader in the presenter's chair, and David Jenkins and Matt Thrift his guests.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
18/09/1946m 22s

# 120 - For Sama / Hustlers / Showgirls

On T&M this week, Michael Leader is joined by David Jenkins and Sophie Monks Kaufman to explore the extreme poles of modern cinema. At one end we have the harrowing but vital documentary For Sama, and at the other, it's the glossy, entertaining crime flick Hustlers (starring an on-form Jennifer Lopez). And for Film Club, look at the strange, ever-changable legacy of of Paul Verhoeven's 1994 Razzie magnet, Showgirls. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
11/09/1947m 10s

Venice Film Festival Special 2

It's our second Truth & Movies special live from the 2019 Venice Film Festival. Reporting from the Lido is LWLies editor David Jenkins and critic Christina Newland, and we pick apart four big titles: Todd Phillips' divisive Joker, Stephen Soderbergh's Panama Papers movie, The Laundromat, Roy Andersson's poetic About Endlessness, and Shakespearean battle epic, The King. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
06/09/1920m 27s

# 119 - IT: Chapter 2 / Rojo / Midnight Cowboy

This week, Truth & Movies heads back down the storm drain to tackle Pennywise the clown once more in IT: Chapter 2. There's political and legal anxieties in Argentina for Benjamín Naishtat's festival darling Rojo, and for Film Club, we tramp the sidewalks of 1960s New York City in culture clash classic, Midnight Cowboy. Joining host Michael Leader in the studio is Anton Bitel and Kelli Weston. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
05/09/1943m 1s

Venice Film Festival Special 1

Put on your sunglasses and mosquito repellant as Truth & Movies are coming to you this week live from the 2019 Venice Film Festival. Little White Lies editor David Jenkins and film writer Christina Newland pick apart Seberg, a biopic of tragic actor Jean Seberg starring Kristen Stewart, an epic comic two-hander with Adam Driver and Scarlett Johansson in Marriage Story, and a voyage into deep space with Brad Pitt in Ad Astra. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
30/08/1918m 23s

# 118 - The Souvenir / Bait / Straw Dogs

This week sees the release of not one but two British classics-in-the-making. Michael Leader is joined by Adam Woodward and T&M first-timer Ian Mantgani of Badlands Collective fame to espouse the myriad virtues of Joanna Hogg’s intimate relationship drama, The Souvenir, and Mark Jenkin’s experimental monochrome culture-clash drama Bait. Capping off this episode, we revisit Sam Peckinpah’s notorious home invasion thriller from 1971, Straw Dogs, a film that has lost none of its ability to shock.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
28/08/1940m 50s

The Films Of Joanna Hogg

To celebrate the release of Joanna Hogg’s masterful new film, The Souvenir, which graces the cover of the summer issue of Little White Lies, we’ve put together a special pod tribute to the British filmmaker. Regular Truth & Movies host Michael Leader is joined by Sophie Monks Kaufman and Hannah Woodhead for an in-depth look back at the writer/director’s three previous features, Unrelated, Archipelago and Exhibition, which are all available to rent now via Curzon Home Cinema. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
26/08/1942m 18s

# 117 - Pain & Glory / Hail Satan? / All About My Mother

This week sees the return of one of our favourite living filmmakers: Pedro Almodóvar reunites with Spanish stars Antonio Banderas and Penélope Cruz for the semi-autobiographical late-career highlight Pain & Glory. Also on this episode of Truth & Movies, US documentary maker Penny Lane investigates the curious rise of the Satanic Temple in Hail Satan?. Michael Leader, Kambole Campbell and Beth Webb discuss those, plus your pick for the best ever Almodóvar film, 1999’s All About My Mother. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/08/1941m 8s

# 116 - Transit / Once Upon a Time in Hollywood / The Wrecking Crew

There’s a throwback feel to this week’s Truth & Movies as Michael Leader, David Jenkins and Hannah Woodhead are transported back to 1969 care of Quentin Tarantino’s end-of-an-era elegy Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. In Film Club, our critics check out a largely forgotten ’60s comedy which Tarantino tips his hat to, the Dean Martin-Sharon Tate espionage caper The Wrecking Crew. Plus there’s plaudits aplenty for German filmmaker Christian Petzold’s alluring riff on the classic World War Two-era romance, Transit.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
14/08/1954m 10s

# 115 - Blinded By The Light / Opus Zero / Notorious

From the Badlands to the Backstreets, this week’s episode kicks off with a look at the Gurinder Chadha’s Bruce Springsteen-inspired coming-of-ager Blinded by the Light, which comes endorsed by The Boss himself. Host Michael Leader is joined by Sophie Monks Kaufman and pod newcomer Mike McCahill, who also offers their thoughts on Opus Zero, an auteurist curio starring Willem Dafoe, and in Film Club, Alfred Hitchcock’s classic 1946 noir Notorious, which is dusted off for a long-overdue theatrical re-release. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/08/1939m 23s

# 114 - Hobbs & Shaw / Animals / Do the Right Thing

The boys are back in town this week as Fast and Furious spin-off Hobbs & Shaw crashes into cinemas. Michael Leader, David Jenkins and, making her Truth & Moves debut, Steph Watts, give this testosterone-fuelled blockbuster a good going over before turning their attentions to Sophie Hyde’s portrait of a young female friendship, Animals. Then in Film Club, we check in with Spike Lee’s era-defining 1989 feature Do the Right Thing. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
02/08/1952m 10s

# 113 - The Current War / Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love / Oldboy

School’s out and the mercury is rising – so what better time to escape to the dark, cool shelter of the cinema? In the T&M host seat this week is Beth Webb, who’s joined by Kambole Campbell and Hannah Woodhead to discuss two fairly low-key new releases. The Current War sees Benedict Cumberbatch and Michael Shannon duke it out over the world’s electricity supply, although this historical drama is more stimulating than its synopsis suggests. Then it’s on to Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love, in which documentarian Nick Broomfield charts the romantic life of Leonard Cohen and his muse Marianne Ihlen. Finally, we revisit Park Chan-wook’s cephalopod-bothering revenge classic Oldboy ahead of its re-release next week. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
24/07/1944m 57s

# 112 - The Lion King / Varda by Agnès / The Beaches Of Agnes

Disney’s The Lion King stampedes into cinemas this week, but Hannah Woodhead and Kelli Weston aren’t feeling the love for this latest “live-action” reboot from the House of Mouse. There’s lots of praise from team T&M for another new release though – Varda by Agnès sees the late French cinema icon reflect on her remarkable career, while in Film Club we revisit the film’s companion piece from 2008, Beaches of Agnès. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
17/07/1938m 21s

# 111 - The Dead Don't Die / Our Time / Dead Man

On this week’s Truth & Movies, Michael Leader is joined by regular guests David Jenkins and Matt Thrift, who take a collective bite out of Jim Jarmusch’s zombie comedy The Dead Don’t Die before sampling the latest from maverick Mexican auteur Carlos Reygadas, Our Time. Then in Film Club, we slip back into the Jarmusch groove for long overdue look back at the director’s spiritual monochrome western from 1995, Dead Man. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
10/07/1939m 30s

Truth And Movies: A British cinema special

You may know Little White Lies from our weekly Truth & Movies podcast, but we also make a magazine, and its 80th issue is currently on shelves. Inside, we explore an alternative history of British cinema with a list of 100 mould-breaking movies, and on this special episode, host Michael Leader is joined by special guests Will Fowler, curator at BFI and co-author of new book on the underground British visual culture, The Bodies Beneath, and Rowan Woods, who works for British Council and BFI, to delve into the British cinema, past, present and future. LWLies editor, David Jenkins, is also in the mix, with each panelist bringing two of their favourite British films to the table. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
05/07/1951m 2s

# 110 - Spider-Man: Far From Home / Midsommar / Witchfinder General

Young love and break ups are the flavour of the day on this episode of Truth & Movies, as the MCU goes to the EU in Spider-Man: Far From Home and Hereditary writer/director Ari Aster heads to rural Sweden for his solstice-set freakout Midsommar. Michael Leader, David Jenkins and Adam Woodward offer their thoughts on these new releases, while in Film Club we trace the folk horror genre’s origins back to Michael Reeves 1968 masterpiece Witchfinder General. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
03/07/1940m 47s

# 109 - Yesterday / In Fabric / A Hard Day's Night

It’s Beatles week on Truth & Movies, as Michael Leader samples Danny Boyle’s crowd-pleasing fantasy comedy, Yesterday, with a little help from his friends David Jenkins and Sophie Monks Kaufman. Later in the episode, the podders revisit the Fab Four’s breezy big screen debut from 1964, A Hard Day’s Night. Before that, we enter the bizarre realm of Peter Strickland’s In Fabric, an absurdist ghost story about a killer dress. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
26/06/1942m 52s

# 108 - Toy Story 4 / Child's Play / Seed Of Chucky

The toys are back in town. On the show this week, Michael Leader, Anton Bitel and Caitlin Quinlan team up to offer their thoughts on two new releases from opposite ends of the genre spectrum. First up is Toy Story 4, which sees Woody, Buzz and co reunite for one last adventure (probably), before the T&M gang turn their attentions to the reboot of the cult 1988 slasher Child’s Play. And in Film Club, the pint-sized serial killer gets another run out in 2004’s Seed of Chucky. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
20/06/1937m 47s

# 107 - Men In Black: International / Men In Black / Diego Maradona

Joining Michael Leader in the studio this week are Carl Anka and Adam Woodward, two ’90s kids and self-confessed football fanatics who accordingly are well placed to discuss director Asif Kapadia’s latest celebrity exposé, Diego Maradona. Before that we take a look at Men in Black: International, starring Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson as the slick-suited galaxy defenders, and, in Film Club, the original – and still best – Men in Black from 1997. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
12/06/1941m 36s

# 106 - X Men: Dark Phoenix / Gloria Bell / Kind Hearts And Coronets

Like a mythical bird rising from the ashes, the X-Men return to our screens this week hoping to undo the damage caused by 2016’s Apocalypse – but does Dark Phoenix catch fire or simply fizzle out? Michael Leader, Simran Hans and Kambole Campbell are on hand to help you decide whether it’s worth the trip, while also offering their thoughts on Sebastián Lelio’s muted midlife crisis drama, Gloria Bell, starring Julianne Moore and John Turturro. Lastly, the classic Ealing comedy Kind Hearts and Coronets is reappraised ahead of its 70th anniversary re-release in our Film Club. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
05/06/1943m 12s

# 105 - Godzilla: King Of The Monsters / Booksmart

After the dizzying highs of the Cannes Film Festival, Truth & Movies comes back down to earth with a thud this week. Michael Leader, Hannah Woodhead and Adam Woodward are on hand to wade through the murky CG waters of Godzilla: King Of The Monsters, a colossal misfire which kicks off the summer blockbuster season with a whimper, before things take a decidedly more enjoyable turn with Olivia Wilde’s triumphant teen comedy Booksmart. There’s no Film Club this week, but we’re back to our regular scheduled programme next. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
29/05/1936m 46s

Cannes 2019 Special # 5

Looking beyond the main competition, Michael Leader is joined by special guest Charles McDonald to offer a publicist’s perspective on the ins and outs of the world’s glitziest film festival. In a little over three decades of attending Cannes, Charles has worked with everyone from Jim Jarmusch and Lynne Ramsay to Ken Loach and here reveals how the festival – and the movies themselves – have changed down the years. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
22/05/1917m 52s

Cannes 2019 Special # 4

Once upon a time in Cannes... Quentin Tarantino returns to the Croisette with his hotly-anticipated ninth feature, starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt as an ageing TV star and his stunt double sidekick respectively. We’ve got our own A-list double act in the form of Michael Leader and Adam Woodward to offer their reaction on that, plus Bong Joon-ho’s blistering social parable Parasite, both of which are serious Palme d’Or contenders. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
22/05/1919m 13s

Cannes 2019 Special # 3

In our latest dispatch from Cannes, Michael Leader and Hannah Woodhead recap the best of the weekend’s action. Tales of forbidden female desire, crises of faith and nautical purgatory abound in Céline Sciamma’s Portrait of a Lady on Fire, Terrence Malick’s A Hidden Life and Robert Eggers’ The Lighthouse respectively – all major new works which have successively raised the bar at this year’s festival. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
20/05/1919m 38s

Cannes 2019 Special # 2

With the Cannes Film Festival in full swing, Michael Leader is joined by Little White Lies’ US correspondent Charles Bramesco to round up the best of the action on day two. In the main competition there’s the bizarre and bloody Bacarau from Brazilian directing pair Kleber Mendonça Filho and Juliano Dornelles, and over in the Directors’ Fortnight sidebar, Jean Dujardin dons the jacket of his dreams in Quentin Dupieux’s agreeably psychotic Deerskin. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
16/05/1913m 8s

Cannes 2019 Special # 1

Truth & Movies is on tour for the next two weeks, reporting live from the 72nd Cannes Film Festival. In this first bite-sized dispatch, Michael Leader and Adam Woodward discuss the opening film, Jim Jarmusch’s zombie comedy The Dead Don’t Die, and preview our most anticipated films across the official selection on Day 2. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
15/05/1910m 26s

# 104 - High Life / Detective Pikachu / Trouble Every Day

On this bumper edition of Truth & Movies, Michael Leader, Hannah Woodhead and Adam Woodward venture to the outer reaches of the galaxy for Claire Denis’ awe-inspiring sci-fi opus High Life, starring Robert Pattinson and Juliette Binoche. We also hear from the director herself, who discusses meeting the cast for the first time. Then it’s back down to earth with a thud, as Detective Pikachu puts a surprising twist on the Pokémon franchise, with Ryan Reynolds voicing the titular diminutive private eye. Returning to the world of Claire Denis, we revisit the French luminary’s esoteric art-house horror from 2001, Trouble Every Day, for Film Club, before Adrienne Groen joins us to talk about her work curating an expansive new Stanley Kubrick exhibition currently running at the London Design Museum. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
09/05/1958m 19s

# 103 - Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile / Vox Lux / The Paperboy

Serial murder, high school massacre and a double dose of Zac Efron – just another week in the world of Truth & Movies. On this week’s show, Michael Leader is joined by David Jenkins and Caitlin Quinlan to review Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile, starring the once squeaky clean Disney alum as notorious killer Ted Bundy, and Vox Lux, in which Natalie Portman plays a jaded pop star. Then in Film Club, we revisit one of Efron’s early ‘serious’ roles, Lee Daniels’ strange Southern potboiler The Paperboy. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
01/05/1941m 15s

# 102 - Avengers: Endgame / Eight Grade / Captan America: The Winter Soldier

In today’s epic edition of Truth & Movies, Michael Leader, Kambole Campbell and Hannah Woodhead assemble for the mother of all blockbuster showdowns – but does Endgame bring a satisfying close to the Avengers saga? Also in cinemas this week is Eighth Grade from YouTube comedian-turned-filmmaker Bo Burnham, which finally arrives in the UK having earned plaudits across the pond. Then it’s back to the MCU for Film Club and the movie you voted as the best yet from Marvel Studios, Captain America: The Winter Soldier. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
25/04/1952m 34s

# 101 - Dragged Across Concrete / Greta / Dirty Harry

This week’s episode of Truth & Movies is double hard-boiled, as Michael Leader, Sophie Monks Kaufman and Adam Woodward inspect S Craig Zahler’s button-pushing slowburn procedural, Dragged Across Concrete, and, in Film Club, Don Siegel’s classic cop thriller from 1971, Dirty Harry. Sandwiched in between is an altogether less serious film, Neil Jordan’s New York psychodrama Greta, in which Isabelle Huppert stalks an unsuspecting Chloë Grace Moretz. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
18/04/1941m 30s

# 100 - Mid90s / Wild Rose / Kids

This week marks our 100th episode, and we’re celebrating with a song – not from our critics, Michael Leader, David Jenkins and Beth Webb, but star-on-the-rise Jessie Buckley, who gives a scintillating lead turn as an aspiring country singer in Wild Rose. That’s bookended by Jonah Hill’s coming-of-ager Mid90s, about a hard-knocks skate crew in Los Angeles, and Larry Clark’s controversial 1995 drama Kids, for Film Club. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
10/04/1941m 11s

# 99 - Pet Sematary (89) / Pet Sematary / The Sisters Brothers

On the latest Truth & Movies we take a side-by-side look at a pair of Stephen King adaptations: Mary Lambert’s 1989 Pet Sematary and the 2019 reincarnation from co-directors Kevin Kölsch and Dennis Widmyer. Host Michael Leader and guest critics Anton Bitel and Elena Lazic also check out Jacques Audiard’s side-splitting sibling western The Sisters Brothers, starring Joaquin Phoenix and John C Reilly. And we hear from Laika animation studios’ Chris Butler, whose latest stop-motion gem Missing Link is also in cinemas this week. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
03/04/1944m 46s

# 98 - Dumbo / Lords Of Chaos / Mars Attacks!

There’s a distinctly gothic flavour to this week’s Truth & Movies, as we check in with Tim Burton’s live-action Dumbo remake before setting a course to Norway circa the early 1990s, where there’s all kinds of devilry afoot in Jonas Åkerlund’s black metal biopic Lords of Chaos. Michael Leader, Adam Woodward and – making his T&M debut – Charles Bramesco are on hand to offer their thoughts on those, and there’s a welcome return to Burton’s retro-camp alien invasion caper, Mars Attacks!, for Film Club. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
27/03/1940m 37s

# 97 - Us / Minding The Gap / The Birds

Doppelgänger is the word of the week on Truth & Movies, as Michael Leader is joined by Manuela Lazic and Sophie Monks Kaufman to unpack Jordan Peele’s eerie new horror Us. They also look at Peele’s hero Hitchcock and offer a reappraisal of his 1963 invasion classic The Birds, and journey to Rockford, Illinois for Bing Liu’s moving documentary portrait of youth in revolt, Minding the Gap. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/03/1940m 26s

# 96 - Under The Silver Lake / Girl / The Long Goodbye

There’s an LA noir flavour to this week’s Truth & Movies, as Michael Leader, David Jenkins and Hannah Woodhead unpick the myriad mysteries of David Robert Mitchell’s Under the Silver Lake, starring Andrew Garfield and Riley Keough, before diving into Robert Altman’s ice-cool classic, The Long Goodbye, for Film Club. Sandwiched in between is Lukas Dhont’s affecting – and somewhat divisive – coming-of-age drama, Girl, about a young trans teenager who dreams of becoming a ballerina. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13/03/1945m 48s

# 95 - Captain Marvel / Ray & Liz / Supergirl

In this episode of Truth & Movies, Michael Leader, Simran Hans and Beth Webb assemble to discuss Captain Marvel, the 21st film in the MCU – and the studio’s only feature-length offering to date to be fronted by a female character. That’s followed by a look at British kitchen sink drama Ray & Liz, from photographer-turned-filmmaker Richard Billingham, and lastly our female superhero-themed Film Club pick for this week, 1984’s Supergirl.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
06/03/1937m 16s

# 94 - Fighting With My Family / The Hole In The Ground / Ring

On this week’s show, Michael Leader, Greg Evans and Adam Woodward have the final word on the 91st Academy Awards before looking ahead to two brand new releases. Florence Pugh grapples with challenges in and out of the wrestling ring in Stephen Merchant’s crowd-pleasing Fighting with My Family, while in Irish horror The Hole in the Ground a single mother makes a disturbing discovery about her young son. There’s still more horror on offer in Film Club, as we revisit Hideo Nakata’s Ring (albeit through partially covered eyes) ahead of its 20th anniversary re-release. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
26/02/1941m 18s

# 93 - On The Basis Of Sex / Capernaum / Deep Impact

On Truth & Movies this week, Michael Leader, Elena Lazic and Hannah Woodhead preside over a pair of very different courtroom dramas. First in the dock is On the Basis of Sex, Mimi Leder’s Hollywood biopic of Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, starring Felicity Jones and Armie Hammer, followed by Nadine Labaki’s Cannes-winning Capernaum, about a young Lebanese boy who sues his parents for neglect. In Film Club, Leder’s 1998 disaster movie Deep Impact – at the time the highest budget given to a female director – gets a long-overdue reappraisal. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
22/02/1942m 33s

Truth & Movies Oscars Special

With the 91st Academy Awards almost upon us, Truth & Movies tackles the key issues surrounding this year’s ceremony, as well as giving our predictions for whose acceptance speech will be cut short this year. Joining regular host Michael Leader is The Telegraph’s chief film critic and Oscars pundit Robbie Collin, who offers expert insight into Hollywood’s awards machine – while fielding some pressing questions and conspiracy theories from our own David Jenkins. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
19/02/191h

# 92 - The Kid Who Would Be King / A Private War / The Lady Eve

Wizardry, war and wisecracks are on the T&M menu this week, as Michael Leader, Matt Thrift and Adam Woodward chew the fat over Joe Cornish’s youthful modern twist on the Arthurian legend, The Kid Who Would Be King, followed by Matthew Heineman’s A Private War, starring Rosamud Pike as the late war correspondent Maria Colvin. And with the BFI’s Barbara Stanwyck season in full swing, we revisit arguably the finest performance of her glittering career, in Preston Sturgess’ 1941 screwball classic The Lady Eve. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13/02/1937m 42s

# 91 - If Beale Street Could Talk / Boy Erased / Black Orpheus

How do you follow-up an Oscar-winning breakthrough like Moonlight? That’s the question on our lips this week as Michael Leader, David Jenkins and Kelli Weston weigh up Barry Jenkins’ hotly-anticipated third feature If Beale Street Could Talk, adapted from James Baldwin’s celebrated novel. This week also sees the release of Australian actor-turned-director Joel Edgerton’s Boy Erased, based on a true account of a young man’s experience at a gay conversion therapy centre. And in Film Club, we explore one of Jenkins’ key inspirations for Beale Street, 1959’s Black Orpheus by French master Marcel Camus. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/02/1944m 52s

# 90 - Can You Ever Forgive Me? / Burning / Ghostbusters (2016)

Two of LWLies’ favourite films of 2018 are finally released in UK cinemas this week – and Michael Leader, David Jenkins and Beth Webb are on hand to offer their thoughts on both. First up is Marielle Heller’s true crime saga with a twist, Can You Ever Forgive Me?, starring Oscars hopefuls Melissa McCarthy and Richard E Grant. That’s followed by the majestic mystery romance that is Burning, South Korean director Lee Chang-dong’s spellbinding Murakami adaptation. And in Film Club, we revisit 2016’s Ghostbusters “she-boot” in light of the recent announcement of an all-new sequel to the beloved original.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
31/01/1942m 18s

# 89 - Vice / Destroyer / The Manchurian Candidate

Physical transformation is the name of the game on this week’s Truth & Movies, as Christian Bale dons a bald wig and rubber chin to play former US VP Dick Cheney in Adam McKay’s unconventional biopic, Vice, before Nicole Kidman ditches her signature blonde locks to play a hard-boiled detective in Karyn Kusama’s noir procedural, Destroyer. Michael Leader, Sophie Monks Kaufman and Hannah Woodhead dissect all of that and look back at a classic of the Cold War era, 1962’s The Manchurian Candidate, for Film Club. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
23/01/1940m 42s

# 88 - Glass / Beautiful Boy / The Sixth Sense

It’s an M Night Shyamalan special on this week’s show – but don’t let that put you off. Host Michael Leader is joined by Manuela Lazic and Kambole Campbell, to discuss Glass, the director’s sequel-of-sorts to Unbreakable and Split, before revisiting his breakout feature from 1999, The Sixth Sense, in Film Club. Between that, we check in with star-on-the-rise Timothée Chalamet, who’s been earning plaudits for his portrayal of a young meth addict in Beautiful Boy, with Steve Carell playing his long-suffering dad. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
17/01/1943m 49s

# 87 - Stan & Ollie / Colette / 24 Hour Party People

Strained relationships are the flavour of the day on this week’s Truth & Movies, as we weigh up the respective merits of Stan & Ollie, a Laurel and Hardy biopic starring Steve Coogan and John C Reilly, and Colette, in which Keira Knightley plays the eponymous French popular author alongside a larger-than-life Dominic West. Forming a more harmonious union are host Michael Leader and regular critics Simran Hans and David Jenkins. Then it’s back to the halcyon Hacienda days of early ’90s Manchester for our Film Club, Michael Winterbottom’s 24 Hour Party People.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
09/01/1944m 41s

# 86 - The Favourite / Welcome To Marwen / Barry Lyndon

In the first Truth & Movies of 2019 we hitch a ride back to the heady days of Queen Anne care of Greek absurdist Yorgos Lanthimos. Michael Leader, Hannah Woodhead and Adam Woodward are on hand to heap praise on The Favourite’s cast, in particular the sublime Olivia Colman, before turning their attentions to Robert Zemeckis’ less successful – but no less strange – Welcome to Marwen, starring Steve Carell and Leslie Mann. Then in Film Club, it’s back to ye olde England for a welcome look back at Stanley Kubrick’s classic aristocracy satire, Barry Lyndon. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
03/01/1946m 2s

# 85 - Mary Poppins Returns / Little White Lies Top Ten Films Of 2018

In this special end of year episode of Truth & Movies, Michael Leader, David Jenkins and Hannah Woodhead look back over the past 12 months of moviegoing to select their 10 favourite films of the year. Before that, there’s just one more new release to review – and it’s a big one. Mary Poppins Returns does exactly what it says on the tin, with Emily Blunt in the iconic title role, but is it the cockle-warming singalong we were hoping for?  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
19/12/1857m 36s

# 84 - Roma / The House That Jack Built / The Last Movie

On this week’s show the podders heap praise on world cinema heavyweights Alfonso Cuarón and Lars von Trier. Joining host Michael Leader to discuss Roma and The House That Jack Built – two very different but similarly astonishing works – are David Jenkins and Matt Thrift, who also find time to reassess 1971’s The Last Movie for our Film Club. Is it Dennis Hopper’s most under-appreciated role, or simply one to forget? Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13/12/1849m 53s

# 83 - The Old Man And The Gun / Sorry To Bother You / The Sting

To mark Robert Redford’s retirement from acting, this week’s Truth & Movies is dedicated to the veteran Hollywood icon. Alongside host Michael Leader this week are Manuela Lazic and Adam Woodward, who give their thoughts on David Lowery’s The Old Man & the Gun, starring Redford as an ageing bankrobber who’s on the run but nearing the end of the road. Next up is Boots Riley’s urgent, endlessly inventive social satire Sorry To Bother You, which may just be a little too thematically-dense for its own good. And in Film Club, the gang revisits 1973’s Best Picture winner The Sting, starring Redford and Paul Newman – two screen icons at the absolute peak of their powers. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
06/12/1840m 29s

# 82 - Creed II / The Wild Pear Tree / Ali

It’s gloves off on Truth & Movies this week as Michael Leader, David Jenkins and Christina Newland weigh in with their thoughts on Creed II, the eighth film in the Rocky franchise and sequel to 2015’s surprise hit. That’s followed by one of our highlights from this year’s Cannes Film Fesitval, Turkish writer/director Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s sweeping drama The Wild Pear Tree. And in Film Club, our critics go toe-to-toe with Michael Mann’s Muhammed Ali biopic from 2001, the succinctly named Ali. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
28/11/1840m 13s

# 81 - The Girl In The Spider's Web / Shoplifters / Tokyo Story

On Truth & Movies this week Michael Leader, Hannah Woodhead and Adam Woodward give The Girl in the Spider’s Web a spin. Claire Foy stars as punk Scandi hacker Lisbeth Salander, but how does she compare to the Rooney Mara and Noomi Rapace versions of the girl with the dragon tattoo? Next up is Hirokazu Koreeda’s delightful family drama Shoplifters, which took top honours at the Cannes Film Festival this year. And in Film Club we celebrate another poignant slice of life from a powerhouse Japanee filmmaker, Yasujirō Ozu’s Tokyo Story. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/11/1837m 21s

# 80 - Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindlewald / Suspiria / 9 To 5

We’re spellbound on Truth & Movies this week, as Michael Leader, Simran Hans and Kelli Weston cast their verdicts on not one but two dark arts fables. First up is the JK Rowling-penned sequel Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindlewald, which sees Eddie Redmayne reprise his role as ‘magizoologist’ Newt Scamander. There’s witchcraft and plenty of weird goings on too in Luca Guadagnino’s reinterpretation of Dario Argento’s seminal horror Suspiria. And in Film Club we salute working women everywhere with a look back at the classic 1980 comedy 9 to 5, which is back in cinemas this week. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
14/11/1839m 9s

# 79 - Widows / Wildlife / Shame

Michael Leader is back in the hot seat this week as we heap praise on not one but two Steve McQueen movies. David Jenkins and Sophie Monks Kaufman are on hand to dissect the British writer/director’s red-hot heist thriller, Widows, followed by Paul Dano’s charming ’50s set character study, Wildlife. And in Film Club, we give McQueen’s New York sex addict drama from 2011, Shame, a second spin.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
08/11/1843m 19s

# 78 - Peterloo / Mirai / Naked

On this week's podcast, Nick Duncalf welcomes regular contributor Beth Webbe and a debut appearance from Kambole Campbell who tackle another trio of films. First up, it's Mike Leigh's latest, the historical political drama Peterloo. And in Film Club, they look back at Leigh's nihilistic drama Naked from 1993, featuring a powerhouse but disturbing turn from David Thewlis. And finally, there's the charming anime feature Mirai from Mamoru Hosoda. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
31/10/1851m 33s

# 77 - Bohemian Rhapsody / Possum / The Evil Dead

Easy come, easy go. On this week’s episode, Nick Duncalf, Ella Kemp and Hannah Woodhead assess the highs and lows of Freddie Mercury biopic Bohemian Rhapsody, starring Rami Malek as the late Queen frontman. Next up is Possum from write/director Matthew Holness, who joins us for a brief chat about his bleak psychological thriller. And in Film Club, continuing our recent run of scary movies, there’s a welcome look back at Sam Raimi’s low-budget classic The Evil Dead, which is back in cinemas this week in a new 4K restoration. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
26/10/1855m 29s

# 76 - Halloween / Dogman / Halloween III: Season Of The Witch

Guest host Nick Duncalf is in the hot seat this week as Truth & Movies gets spooky... First up is David Gordon Green’s Halloween, a direct sequel to John Carpenter’s iconic ’70s slasher, which sees Jamie Lee Curtis face her old foe one more time. There’s plenty of violence and tension too in Neapolitan crime drama Dogman from Gomorrah director Matteo Garrone. And lastly Nick, Adam Woodward and Hannah Woodhead gleefully carve up this week’s Film Club selection, Halloween III: Season of the Witch, which is neither a Halloween film nor about witches. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
18/10/1846m 46s

# 75 - Mandy / First Man / The Right Stuff

One small step for Truth & Movies, one giant leap for podcast kind... On this episode, David Jenkins, Anton Bitel and Hannah Woodhead orbit Damien Chazelle’s Moon landing saga First Man, starring Ryan Gosling and Claire Foy, and Panos Cosmatos’ heady backwoods horror Mandy, which sees Nicolas Cage journey to hell and back on a nightmarish revenge mission. And in Film Club, we ask whether 1983’s The Right Stuff is the best film about astronauts ever made. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
11/10/1849m 36s

# 74 - Venom / A Star Is Born / Spawn

This week’s Truth & Movies sees Tom Hardy climb back into the superhero movie saddle for Venom, quite possibly the strangest odd couple comedy of the year. Elsewhere Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga hit all the right notes in the melancholy musical drama A Star is Born. Adam Woodward, Elena Lazic and Hannah Woodhead offer their thoughts on all that before taking a dip into the murky CGI waters of 1997’s comic book folly, Spawn, for Film Club. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
04/10/1836m 21s

# 73 - The Wife / Skate Kitchen / Fatal Attraction

This week’s Truth & Movies sees Michael Leader, Manuela Lazic and Hannah Woodhead sing the praises of veteran leading lady Glenn Close, who’s on unbeatable form in Björn Runge’s marital drama The Wife, alongside Jonathan heady tale of female friendship and skate culture, Skate Kitchen. And for Film Club the podders reappraise Close’s Oscar-nominated performance in the 1987 “bunny boiler” classic Fatal Attraction. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
27/09/1839m 0s

# 72 - The Little Stranger / Climax / The Big Lebowski

Michael Leader is in the host’s chair this week as Truth & Movies gets spooky with director Lenny Abrahamson’s gothic ghost story The Little Stranger. There’s still stranger goings on in Climax, a drug-addled danse macabre from Argentine provocateur Gaspar Noé. Adam Woodward and David Jenkins are on hand to offer their thoughts, and they’re joined by special guest Sharm Murugiah, illustrator of the brilliant new gift book ‘Where’s The Dude? The Great Movie Spotting Challenge’ – inspired by this week’s Film Club pick, the Coen brothers’ 1990s cult classic The Big Lebowski. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
20/09/1839m 52s

# 71 - Lucky / The Predator / Kiss Kiss Bang Bang

On the show this week, Michael Leader, Matt Thrift and David Jenkins scope out Shane Black’s loose sequel to ’80s action-horror classic Predator, starring Boyd Holbrook and Trevante Rhodes. Also on the docket is Harry Dean Stanton’s swansong, Lucky, in which the late acting icon gives one of the finest performances of his career. And in Film Club, the gang revisits Shane Black’s directorial debut from 2005, Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, with Robert Downey Jr. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13/09/1839m 21s

# 70 - The Miseducation Of Cameron Post / American Animals / But I'm A Cheerleader

On the latest Truth & Movies, Michael Leader, Rowan Woods and James Luxford take in two new releases about the pitfalls of youth. First up is Desiree Akhavan’s sparkling second feature, The Miseducation of Cameron Post, set in a conversion therapy camp in the early 1990s, followed by Bart Layton’s unconventional heist caper, American Animals. And continuing the conversion therapy theme, this week’s Film Club offering is Jamie Babbit’s cult LGBT comedy, But I’m a Cheerleader. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
05/09/1839m 14s

# 69 - Cold War / The Happytime Murders / Meet the Feebles

This week, we kick things off by chatting to Pawel Pawlikowski, director of swooning black and white romance, Cold War, before discussing the film. Then we take out our critical knives for Brian Henson's already much-maligned rude puppet cop comedy, The Happytime Murders, which co-stars Melisa McCarthy alongside a rabble of felt creations. Then we cast our minds back to 1989 when Peter Jackson was whisking movies out of the air and on a shoe-string budget: X-rated puppet opus Meet the Feebles is our Film Club selection. With us this week are Sophie Monks Kaufman and Hannah Woodhead, who also preview their forthcoming trip to the Toronto International Film Festival.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
30/08/1844m 42s

# 68 Somerset House Live Special - The Children Act / BlacKkKlansman / She's Got To have It

This week we’re joining by special guest Bart Layton, director of the upcoming heist caper American Animals. He previews the film ahead of its UK premiere at Film 4’s Sumer Screen at Somerset House, where this episode was recorded. Up for review are Richard Ayre’s high court drama, The Children Act, and Spike Lee’s white supremacist-skewering BlacKkKlansman. Michael Leader, David Jenkins and Hannah Woodhead also look back at Lee’s hit comedy from 1986, She’s Gotta Have It, for Film Club. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
23/08/1854m 48s

# 67 - The Equaliser 2 - The Eyes Of Orson Welles - F For Fake

Secrets and lies abound in this episode of Truth & Movies, as in Film Club we revisit arguably the greatest trick Orson Welles ever pulled, the 1973 essay film F for Fake. In cinemas this week, documentarian Mark Cousins pens a personal ode to his filmmaking idol in The Eyes of Orson Welles. And in The Equalizer 2, Denzel Washington and director Antoine Fuqua return to the scene of their hit 2014 vigilante thriller. Michael Leader, Darren Richman and Adam Woodward are on hand to dissect three very different films. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
15/08/1839m 44s

# 66 - The Meg / The Heiresses / Heathers

Just when you thought it was safe to go back to the cinema... this week’s show sees Jason Statham take on an epically-sized shark in sci-fi schlock-buster The Meg, while a Paraguayan aristocrat embarks on a journey of self-discovery in Marcelo Martinessi’s debut feature The Heiresses. Michael Leader, Beth Webb and Hannah Woodhead are on board to offer their thoughts on all that, plus we take a look back at the classic ’80s black comedy, Heathers. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
09/08/1845m 13s

# 65 - Ant-Man And The Wasp / The Escape / Cléo from 5 to 7

In an action-packed episode of Truth & Movies, Michael Leader is joined by two debutants - Ella Kemp and Kellie Weston - to review the week's film news and reviews. Up for consideration are the twentieth Marvel movie, Ant-Man And The Wasp, which - incredibly - unites Michelle Pfeiffer, Michael Douglas and Laurence Fishburne together on screen for the first time ever. There's also The Escape, a moving character study fronted by Gemma Arterton And for Film Club, there's Agnes Varda's French classic, Cléo from 5 to 7 Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
03/08/1845m 17s

# 64 - Mission: Impossible – Fallout / Apostasy / Maurice

In an action-packed episode of Truth & Movies, Michael Leader, Elena Lazic and Adam Woodward salute an enduring and ever-durable Hollywoodicon, Tom Cruise, who’s back for his sixth run out as IMF agent Ethan Hunt in Mission: Impossible – Fallout. Also this week, Daniel Kokotajlo’s Apostasy offers a deeply personal and at times harrowing look inside a Jehovah’s Witnesses community. And in Film Club, the Ivory-Merchant romantic classic Maurice gets a welcome appraisal ahead of a 4K theatrical re-release. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
27/07/1844m 49s

# 63 - Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again / A Prayer Before Dawn / Moonstruck

There’s something in the air in this week’s Truth & Movies... Adam Woodward, Manuela Lazic and Hannah Woodhead confess their love for Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again, the long-awaited sequel to 2008’s hit ABBA musical, before taking a less approving look at Thai prison drama A Prayer Before Dawn, starring British rising star Joe Cole. Finally, we sing the praises of 1987’s classic Cher-fronted rom-com, Moonstruck, in our Film Club. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
19/07/1839m 37s

# 62 - First Reformed / Incredibles 2 / Skyscraper / Light Sleeper

It’s an action-packed Truth & Movies this week, as Michael Leader, Matt Thrift and Hannah Woodhead get to grips with the latest Dwayne Johnson blockbuster, Skyscraper, as well as Brad Bird’s long-awaited sequel to his 2004 Pixar animated feature The Incredibles. Before that, the gang sing the praises of Paul Schrader’s searing exploration of faith in America, First Reformed, starring a career-best Ethan Hawke. In Film Club, another superlative Schrader effort, 1992’s Light Sleeper, gets a long overdue reappraisal. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13/07/1850m 40s

# 61 - Whitney / Ideal Home / The Deer Hunter

On this week’s episode of Truth & Movies, Michael Leader, Hannah Woodhead and Rowan Woods mull over two very different new releases –Kevin Macdonald’s docu-profile of the late American singer and sometime actor Whitney Houston, which features some big tunes and evenbigger revelations, and the eye-brow raising gay bromance comedy Ideal Home, starring Paul Rudd and Steve Coogan. And in Film Club, the team sets Michael Cimino’s much-vaunted Vietnam drama The Deer Hunter in their collective crosshairs. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
04/07/1845m 40s

# 60 - Sicario 2: Soldado / Leave No Trace / Winter's Bone

Benicio Del Toro joins us on the Truth & Movies sofa to discuss his role in the cartel crime saga Sicario 2: Soldado, the second part of a proposed trilogy. Michael Leader, Adam Woodward and Manuela Lazic are on hand to offer their thoughts on that film, as well as Debra Granik’s tender father-daughter survival story Leave No Trace, starring Ben Foster and impressive newcomer Thomasin McKenzie. It’s Granik’s first narrative feature since 2009’s Winter’s Bone, which gets a second pass from our expert panel in this week’s Film Club – just how good is Jennifer Lawrence’s breakout performance? Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
27/06/1842m 3s

# 59 - Ocean's 8 / Boom for Real: The Late Teenage Years of Jean-Michel Basquiat / Elizabeth

It’s the sequel to the remake of one of the all-time great ensemble capers – but what will our resident panel of film experts, Michael Leader and Beth Webb, make of so-called “she-boot” Ocean’s 8? Also reviewed on Truth & Movies this week are Boom for Real, an intimate new docu-profile of the artist Jean-Michel Basquiat and, for Film Club, the 1998 prestige drama Elizabeth, starring Cate Blanchett in the role that made her Hollywood royalty.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
20/06/1834m 35s

# 58 - Hereditary / The Happy Prince / The Piano

There’s something spooky afoot in this week’s Truth & Movies, as Michael Leader, Hannah Woodhead and Elena Lazic brave Ari Aster’s much-hyped psychological horror movie Hereditary. Similarly shocking, but in ways not necessarily intended, is Rupert Everett’s The Happy Prince, in which the English actor plays one of Ireland’s most iconic literary figures, Oscar Wilde. And for Film Club, the team revisits Jane Campion’s Oscar-winning The Piano just in time for its 25th anniversary re-release. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
15/06/1844m 27s

# 57 - Jurassic World: The Fallen Kingdom - McQueen - The Fly

A podcast 68 million years in the making... in this latest episode of Truth And Movies, guest host Michael Leader is joined by Matt Thrift and Adam Woodward to size up the latest Jurassic Park sequel, Jurassic World: The Fallen Kingdom. Next up the gang swap Science Fiction for high fashion in the intimate documentary McQueen, about the life and times of maverick dressmaker Alexander McQueen. And finally this week's Film Club offers a reappraisal of David Cronenberg's 1986 body horror The Fly, starring peak-career Jeff Goldblum. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/06/1839m 42s

# 56 - My Friend Dahmer / Ismael's Ghosts / Killer Klowns from Outer Space

On Truth & Movies this week, Micheal Leader, David Jenkins and Elena Lazic get psychoanalytical with a look at serial killer drama My Friend Dahmer. The gang also rejoice over romantic thriller Ismael’s Ghosts from renowned French fillmmaker Arnaud Desplechin, plus there’s still more murderous antics in cult sci-fi-comedy Killer Klowns from Outer Space, which gets the Film Club treatment ahead of its 30th anniversary. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
31/05/1841m 45s

# 55 - Solo: A Star Wars Story / Zama

We’re back from Cannes and straight into Han this week, as Michael Leader, Hannah Woodhead and Adam Woodward give Solo: A Star Wars Story a spin – is it a fun jaunt across a galaxy far, far away or a lacklustre spin-off? We also review Lucrecia Martel's spellbinding South American epic Zama, about a Spanish officer cast adrift in 18th century Paraguay. There's no Film Club this week, but plenty to satisfy your movie cravings. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
23/05/1833m 13s

Cannes Special # 7

The last in a mini series of special edition Truth & Movies podcasts, coming to you live from the Cannes Film Festival. Little White Lies editors David Jenkins and Adam Woodward are now on the home stretch and taking a glance back at all the cinematic delights they’ve sampled over the last ten days.In this edition, we’re putting forward some suggestions as to who might pick up prizes at the climactic awards ceremony, and which film might be in line for the big one: the Palme d’Or. Will it be Alice Rohrwacher’s magical realist fable on modern slavery, Happy as Lazzaro? Or maybe Spike Lee’s powder keg comedy, BlacKkKlansman? Or possibly the amazing Burning, by South Korean director Lee Chang-dong? Listen in and all will be revealed… Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
18/05/1819m 8s

Cannes Special # 6

In the 6th episode of a series of special podcast from Cannes, Michael Leader and Sophie Monks Kaufman chew over the latest news and reviews, including David Robert Mitchell's Under The Silver Lake and Ron Howard's Solo: A Star Wars Story. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
17/05/1820m 55s

Cannes Special # 5

It's day eight of the 71st Cannes Film Festival and there's an uneasy feeling in the air. That's because Lars von Trier is back with a new film, The House That Jack Built, a dark serial killer thriller that ranks among the Danish director's most challenging works to date. On this episode David Jenkins and Adam Woodward also review Spike Lee's riotously entertaining BlacKkKlansman and the enigmatic noir story Long Day's Journey Into Night, from Chinese filmmaker Bi Gan. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
15/05/1818m 35s

Cannes Special # 4

On this fourth instalment of our Cannes podcast special, David Jenkins and talks to Mubi's editorial director Danny Kasman about 50 years of the Director's Fortnight, a new party streetdance horror movie by French enfant terrible, Gaspar Noé, and the latest from French cinema's cigar-chomping godhead, Jean-Luc Godard. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
14/05/1818m 49s

Cannes Special # 3

On the third instalment of our Cannes podcast special, David Jenkins and Michael Leader round up the latest celeb sightings, news from the Croissette, offer up some reviews on the latest films they've seen. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
11/05/1818m 9s

Cannes Special # 2

On the second instalment of our Cannes podcast special, David Jenkins and Michael Leader round up the latest news from the Croissette, and offer their thoughts on two very different Palme d’Or hopefuls, Leto and Yomeddine.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
10/05/1814m 17s

Cannes Special # 1

The first in a series of special edition of Truth & Movies coming to you live from the Cannes Film Festival. Little White Lies editors David Jenkins and Adam Woodward are on hand to preview the various cinematic delicacies they’ll be sampling over the next two weeks, including new films by Asghar Farhadi, Spike Lee, Alice Rohrwacher and Jean-Luc Godard. Stay tuned for regular bitesized dispatches throughout the festival. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
09/05/1815m 36s

# 54 - Tully / Mary And The Witch’s Flower / Something Wild

On this week's show guest host Michael Leader is joined by Little White Lies editor David Jenkins and regular contributor Manuela Lazic to assess the latest theatrical releases. There's motherhood-based larks in Tully, from the tried and trusted director-screenwriter combo of Jason Reitman and Diablo Cody, plus charming animated fantasy in Mary and the Witch's Flower, the first film from Japan's Studio Ponoc. And for Film Club, to commemorate the one year anniversary of Jonathan Demme's passing, we revisit his cult screwball comedy from 1986, Something Wild. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
02/05/1842m 36s

# 53 - Avengers: Infinity War / Beast / Hulk

With Infinity War out this week, we've assembled a suitably epic ensemble: James Richardson is joined by writer and broadcaster Carl Anka and Hannah Woodhead from Little White Lies. As well as Marvel's superhero extravaganza, the team turn their attentions to Michael Pearce's impressive debut feature Beast, a rural serial killer thriller set on the storied isle of Jersey. Lastly, we revisit pre-MCU flopbuster The Incredible Hulk, from otherwise acclaimed Hollywood director Ang Lee. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
26/04/1841m 6s

# 52 - Let The Sunshine In / The Guernsey Literary And Potato Peel Pie Society / Beau Travail

This week we welcome the return of one of our favourite directors, Claire Denis, whose comedy-drama Let the Sunshine In features a career-best turn from Juliette Binoche. Also up for discussion is The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society – is it as clumsy and convoluted as its title suggests? James Richardson, David Jenkins and Sophie Monks Kaufman have their say, plus the gang revisits Denis' abstract odyssey from 1999, Beau Travail, for Film Club. And as we're celebrating a year since the very first Truth & Movies, some of the team pick their favourite films from the last 12 months. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
19/04/1842m 58s

# 51 - Rampage / Western / A Fistful Of Dollars

In this week's episode, James Richardson is joined by Truth And Movies regulars, Hannah Woodhead and Elena Lazic. The films under scrutiny this week are The Rock fronted rollercoaster, Rampage and the intriguing German drama Western. And in tribute to Western, for Film Club, Sergio Leone's A Fistful of Dollars is re-appraised, best known g Clint Eastwood's iconic turn as the man with no name and for Ennio Morricone's score. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
12/04/1835m 39s

# 50 - Ghost Stories / Thoroughbreds / A Quiet Place / Wonderstruck / Don't Look Now

Strange things are afoot in Truth & Movies this week, as we settle in for Andy Nyman and Jeremy Dyson's terrifying horror triptych, Ghost Stories, starring Martin Freeman and Paul Whitehouse. Similarly disconcerting – but for entirely different reasons – is Todd Haynes' time-skipping melodrama Wonderstruck. Plus there are quick looks at Thoroughbreds and A Quiet Place. And there's still more mystery in Film Club, in which Nicolas Roeg's haunting exploration of grief, Don't Look Now, gets a welcome reappraisal. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
05/04/1839m 9s

# 49 - Ready Player One / Isle Of Dogs / Hook

On the show this week, James Richardson is joined by Matt Thrift and Adam Woodward to discuss Steven Spielberg’s CG-fuelled nostalgia joy ride Ready Player One, as well as Wes Anderson’s doggy odyssey Isle of Dogs. And for Film Club, we turn the clock back to 1991 and Spielberg’s Peter Pan spin-off Hook - does it deserve its reputation as one of the director’s lesser efforts? Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
29/03/1840m 2s

# 48 - A Wrinkle In Time / Unsane / Have A Nice Day / Gaslight

Joining James Richardson this week are David Jenkins and Hannah Woodhead from Little White Lies. On the docket are Ava DuVernay’sglossy Disney fantasy A Wrinkle in Time, Steven Soderbergh’s lo-fi iPhone psychodrama Unsane, and the brilliant animated crime drama Havea Day Day, from Chinese filmmaker Liu Jian. As ever we’re dipping into the annals of movie history once more for our Film Club, which thisweek centres on George Cukor’s seminal 1944 film noir Gaslight. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
22/03/1843m 48s

# 47 - Tomb Raider / The Square / Mary Magdalene / Annihilation / Street Fighter

It's a bumper show this week, with T&M regulars Manuela Lazic and David Jenkins joining James Richardson to mull over the high-octane Alicia Vikander vehicle Tomb Raider, as well as Alex Garland's eco-conscious sci-fi Annihilation, not-quite Jesus biopic Mary Magdalene, and Ruben Östlund's agreeably barmy Palme d'Or winner The Square. And for Film Club, the podders give 1994's Street Fighter a spin – is it the most underrated video game movie in history? Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
15/03/181h 8m

# 46 - You Were Never Really Here / Sweet Country / Mom And Dad / One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest

In this, the latest episode of the movie podcast, James Richardson is joined by Hannah Woodhead and Sophie Monks Kaufman, to pick over the weeks film news and releases. And in another packed podcast, there's a look at the dark thriller, You Were Never Really Here, starring Joaquin Phoenix. There's also the widescreen Australian historic drama Sweet Country. Nic Cage returns, with Selma Blair in tow, in the quite frankly bonkers horror/thriller Mom And Dad; a film helmed by Brian Taylor, the man responsible for the equally gonzo Crank: High Voltage. And for Film Club there's a re-assessment of Milos Forman's One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest, starring Jack Nicholson, and famous for being one of only 3 films to have won all 5 of the major Academy Awards. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
08/03/1846m 30s

# 45 - Red Sparrow / A Fantastic Woman / Game Night / King Of New York

In the latest thrilling bumper instalment of the movie podcast, Jams Richardson, along with Elena Lazic and David Jenkins, chews over the week's film releases and news. Up for discussion is the Soviet spy thriller, Red Sparrow, starring Jennifer Lawrence. There's the much feted Chilean drama, A Fantastic Woman, and the Jason Bateman/Rachel Adams comedy thriller, Game Night. And for Film Club, the team reassess Abel Ferrara's gritty 1New York crime flick, King Of New York, starring Christopher Walker and Laurence Fishburne in defining and iconic roles. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
28/02/1843m 39s

# 44 - I, Tonya / Dark River / American Beauty

In the latest episode of the finest film podcast, James Richardson is joined by Little White Lies' Adam Woodward and Hannah Woodhead to pick over the week's movie releases and news. Up for discussion this week is the biopic I, Tonya, the true story of the ice skating scandal surrounding Tonya Harding. There's the gritty Yorkshire thriller Dark River. And for Film Club there's a re-assessment of the once much lauded, but now little loved, American Beauty. But it.s a film which features an under appreciated performance from Allison Janney, who also shines in I, Tonya. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/02/1839m 53s

# 43 - Black Panther / Lady Bird / Space Is The Place

In this episode of the finest film podcast, broadcaster and film critic Stuart Reid is joined by Little White Lies' social producer Hannah Woodhead and journalist, writer and podcaster Carl Anka, This week they look at Black Panther, the eighteenth Marvel offering, but one that's quite, quite different from its predecessors. There's also Greta Gerwig's directorial debut, the partly autobiographical coming of age tale Lady Bird. And for Film Club, to tie-in with Black Panther's Afro-futurism, there's a look at Sun Ra's 1972 freeform jazz head trip, Space Is The Place. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
14/02/1846m 32s

# 42 - The Shape Of Water / The Mercy / Loveless / Blade II

This week's podcast is a special, live from Shoreditch House, in which James Richardson is joined by David Jenkins and Matt Thrift, to discuss the week's major movie releases. There's Guillermo del Torro's The Shape Of Water, which ls being shown much love, not least from the Oscars where it leads the nominations. There's The Mercy, starring Colin Firth, a true story of one man's disastrous attempt to win the 1968 Golden Globe Race, and his outrageous account of traveling the world alone by sea. Plus the bleak, but acclaimed, Russian thriller, Loveless. And in tribute to del Torro's latest release, for Film Club, the trio chew over his 2002 Wesley Snipes fronted vampire flick, Blade II. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
08/02/1851m 25s

# 41 - Phantom Thread / Journey's End / Makala / Funny Face

In the latest bumper episode of the marvellous movie podcast, James Richardson is joined by Beth Webb and David Jenkins to review the week's latest film releases. In a bumper episode, there's Paul Thomas Anderson's Phantom Thread, starring Daniel Day Lewis, which is set to be his final film. There's the war drama, The Journey's End, based on the 1928 play which featured a young Laurence Olivier. There's also the documentary Makala, based around the trials and tribulation of a young farmer earning a living making and selling charcoal in Congo. And finally, for Film Club, the team look back at the 1957 Fred Astaire, Audrey Hepburn Stanley Donen musical, Funny Face. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
31/01/1842m 30s

# 40 - Downsizing / Last Flag Flying / Early Man / Election

James Richardson returns to helm his first podcast of 2018, and in the company of Adam Woodward and Hannah Woodhead from Little White Lies, the trio pick over four films. First up there's the Matt Damon fronted Downsizing, a quirky political sci-fi drama from Alexander Payne. There's Richard Linklater's latest, the drama Last Flag Flying, starring Steve Carrell, Laurence Fishburne and Bryan Cranston. And also new out is Nick Park's latest animation Early Man. And for Film Club, up for discussion is Alexander Payne's much loved 1991 film Election, starring Reese Witherspoon and Matthew Broderick. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
24/01/1840m 55s

# 39 - The Post / Coco / Absence Of Malice

In the latest thrilling instalment of the marvellous movie podcast, Michael Leader once again hosts and is joined by regular guests Hannah Woodhead and Sophie Monks Kaufman. Up for review and discussion this week are the new Spielberg drama The Post, with Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks. There's Pixar's latest, Coco, the highest grossing film in Mexico ever. And for Film Club, to tie in with The Post, from 1981, there's Sydney Pollack's Absence Of Malice featuring Paul Newman and Sally Field. And like The Post, it's a gritty, journalism-based politcal thriller. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
17/01/1846m 14s

# 38 - Three Billboards Outside Of Ebbing, Missouri / Darkest Hour / Fargo

In the first episode of the New Year, critic and previous guest, Michael Leader welcomes David Jenkins from Little White Lies and Beth Webb, multi-platform editor for Channel 4's Random Acts. This week the trio pick over Martin McDonagh's crime drama, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, featuring remarkable performances from Frances McDormand and Woody Harrelson. They also take a look at the Winston Churchill biopic Darkest Hour, starring an unrecognisable Gary Oldman. And for Film Club, another stellar performance from Frances McDormand in the Coen Brothers' Fargo, a darkly funny crime thriller. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
10/01/1848m 57s

# 37 - Edgar Wright joins the team for a best of 2017

It's this final episode of 2017, James Richardson is joined by not only regulars David Jenkins, Hannah Woodhead and Adam Woodward, but also by a Hollywood hotshot: visionary director Edgar Wright of Baby Driver Shaun Of The Dead and Hot Fuzz fame. Between them, the team choose and chew over their favourite films of the past year, whilst Edgar talks at length about his own film Baby Driver, one of the most lauded and popular films of the year. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
26/12/1752m 12s

# 36 - Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle / The Greatest Showman / Molly's Game / House Of Games / Edgar Wright's Film Club

In this week's episode of the premier podcast for films, James Richardson, in the company of Hannah Woodhead and Adam Woodward from Little White Lies, tackle a bumper episode. Up for discussion and dissection are the reboot of the Robin Williams classic Jumanji. There's the Hugh Jackman fronted PG Barnum music biopic, The Greatest Showman.. Plus there's Aaron Sorkin's directorial debut, Molly's Game, starring Jessica Chastain and Idris Elba. The Film Club reappraises David Mamet's 1987 gambling thriller House Of Games. AND if that weren't enough, Edgar Wright (yes, that Edgar Wright) chooses a Film Club of his own for discussion: Walter Hill's The Driver, a film that very much influenced Edgar's own Baby Driver. Blimey - it's almost like Christmas! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
20/12/1744m 58s

# 35 - Star Wars: The Last Jedi / Mountains May Depart / Brick

In the latest thrilling instalment of the premier podcast for movies, James Richardson, in the company of David Jenkins from Little White Lies and Film 4's Michael, Leader review a trio of films. First up is the most anticipated movie of the year - the Rian Johnson helmed Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Next up is hangke Jia's epic romantic drama, the time-travelling Mountains May Depart. And to celebrate Rian Johnson's move to the big league, for Film Club the threesome re-assess his debut feature, the low-budget high school noir thriller Brick. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13/12/1748m 49s

# 34 - The Disaster Artist / Blade Of The Immortal / Hudson Hawk

In the latest episode of the premier movie podcast, James Richardson, in the company of Adam Woodward from Little White Lies, picks over the week's new movies and the latest film news. Under scrutiny this week is The Disaster Artist from the Franco brothers, an affectionate re-telling of the making of The Room; a cult film, but one often considered to be the worst film ever made. There's also the Japanese action film Blade Of The Immortal, which, remarkably, happens to be director Takashi Miike's 100th film. And for Film Club, the pair pore over the Bruce Willis fronted, Michael Lehmann directed mega-flop Hudson Hawk. Does its deserve the scorn and opprobrium heaped upon it? Tune in and find out. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/12/1739m 3s

# 33 - Wonder / Happy End / Leon

In this week's episode, James Richardson, in the company of Little White Lies' David Jenkins and Hannah Woodhead, casts a keen eye over the latest film releases. This week, they cover Stephen Chbosky's second literary adaption, the family drama, Wonder. They also pick apart another family drama, Happy End from Michael Haneke. And for the Film Club, Luc Besson's somewhat controversial action film Leon is reassessed. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
29/11/1743m 38s

# 32 - Battle Of The Sexes / Suburbicon / Good Night, And Good Luck

In the latest instalment of the most marvellous of movie podcasts, James Richardson welcomes both regular contributor Adam Woodward, but also, Hannah Woodhead who makes her debut. Up for discussion are the Emma Stone/Steve Carrell movie Battle Of The Sexes, an historic, but timely, look at the 1973 tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs. There's also a critique of George Clooney's 4th movie as director, Suburbicon, made in partnership with the Coen brothers. And for Film Club, there's a re-appraisal of Clooney's much acclaimed Good Night, And Good Luck, his second film as director. And much like Battle Of The Sexes, it's a fascinating watch in the current climate. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
22/11/1735m 33s

# 31 - Justice League / Good Time / Mudbound / Dog Day Afternoon

Joining James Richardson this week is David Jenkins from Little White Lies and Film4's Michael Leader. In a packed week of new releases, the trio pick apart the latest DC Comics blockbuster Justice League, helmed by Josh Whedon. There's also the Safdie Brothers low-budget but hi-octane thriller Good Time and Dee Rees' epic Mudbound, the story of two families coping with life - and racism - post World War 2. PLUS they also cover the new manga film Fireworks and Daddy's Home. And if that weren't enough to butter your muffin, for Film Club Sidney Lumet's 1975 classic bank heist thriller Dog Day Afternoon is scrutinised. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
16/11/1740m 51s

# 30 - Paddington 2 / The Florida Project / Mr Smith Goes To Washington

In this week's podcast, James Richardson is joined by Sophie Monks Kaufman and Adam Woodward to chew over the week's key film releases and news. In this episode they concentrate on the much anticipated, star-studded Paddington 2. Not only does director Paul King discuss the historic difficulty of creating a successful sequel, but he also chooses this week's Film Club - Frank Capra's 1939 classic, Mr Smith Goes To Washington. The team also review Sean Baker's latest film, The Florida Project.e: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comt: @LWLies Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
08/11/1743m 31s

# 29 - Murder On The Orient Express / The Killing Of A Sacred Deer / House Of The Devil

In this week's episode of the movie podcast, James Richardson is joined by film writer Elena Luzic and Adam Woodward from movie magazine Little White Lies. Up for discussion this week are Kenneth Brannagh's star-studded remake of the Agatha Christie classic Murder On The Orient Express. There's also Yorgos Lanthimos' psychological horror/drama The Killing Of A Sacred Deer, starring Colin Farrell, Alicia Silverstone and Nicole Kidman. And for the weekly Film Club, to tie-in with Halloween, the trio re-assess Ti West's cult classic The House Of The Devil. e: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comt: @lwlieslwlies.comabout.7digital.com Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
02/11/1735m 37s

# 28 - Thor: Ragnarock / Call Me By Your Name / Hunt For The Wilderpeople

This week, James Richardson is joined by Little White Lies duo Adam Woodward and David Jenkins to mull over the week's new movie releases. This week, the trio look at the third instalment of Marvel Comic's Thor series, Thor: Ragnarock, Taiki Waititi's idiosyncratic take on Marvel's mythos. Then there's Luca Guadagnino's highly acclaimed (not least by Little White Lies) Call Me By Your Name. And to celebrate Waitiki's new blockbuster, for Movie Club the team re-assess his 2016 comedy drama, Hunt For The Wilderpeople.e: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comt: @LWLies Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
25/10/1746m 23s

#27 - The Death Of Stalin / I Am Not A Witch / Bulworth

In this latest episode of Truth & Movies, James Richardson is joined by regular contributor Adam Woodward, from Little White Lies, and making her debut is Beth Webb, the multi-platform editor for Channel 4's Random Acts. This week the trio cast a keen eye on Armando Iannucci's black comedy, The Death Of Stalin. There's also the somewhat surreal drama I Am Not A Witch, the debut film from Rungano Nyoni. And for Film Club, Warren Beatty's 1998 political satire Bulworth is re-watched and re-appraised. e: truthandmovies@tcolondon.com t: @LWLies lwlies.com about.7digital.com Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
17/10/1739m 23s

#26 - The Snowman / The Meyerowitz Stories / The Squid And The Whale

This week James Richardson is joined by David Jenkins and Manuela Lazic to chew over the latest film news and reviews. Up for discussion this week is Tomas Alfredson's star-studded Scandi-noir thriller The Snowman. Also assessed is Noah Baumbach's newie, The Meyerowitz Stories (New And Selected) with an equally stellar cast. And to celebrate Baumbach's return, this week's Film Club looks back at his 2006 film, The Squid And The Whale. e: truthandmovies@tcolondon.com t: @LWLies lwlies.com about.7digital.com Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
12/10/1759m 46s

# 25 Blade Runner 2049 / The Reagan Show / A Scanner Darkly

In this week's thrilling instalment, James Richardson is joined by Little White Lies' David Jenkins and Film 4's Michael Leader to chew over this week's film releases and news. First up is Denis Villeneuve's Blade Runner 2049, a follow up to Ridley Scott's 1982 sci-fi classic. Also up for review is the documentary The Reagan Years, an archive footage based assessment of.the 40th American president. And for the Film Club, another Philip K Dick adaption (like Blade Runner) is picked over, namely Richard Linklater's visually arresting A Scanner Darkly.e: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comt: @LWLies Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
05/10/1753m 54s

#24 - Goodbye Christopher Robin / Daphne / Pretty in Pink

James Richardson is joined by Elena Lazic and David Jenkins to discuss two of this week's releases - Goodbye Christopher Robin starring Margot Robbie and Domhnall Gleeson, and Daphne starring Emily Beecham. Plus, with the recent passing of actor Harry Dean Stanton, Film Club turns to the 1986 John Hughes film Pretty in Pink in which he starred. e: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comt: @LWLieslwlies.comabout.7digital.com Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
27/09/1751m 27s

#23 - Kingsman: The Golden Circle / On Body And Soul / Far From Heaven

In the second episode of Truth & Movies this week (you lucky people), James Richardson, Adam Woodward and David Jenkins are back in the studio to pick over another trio of films. In this podcast, there’s the second instalment of the Kingsman franchise (The Golden Circle), plus off-beat Hungarian romance, On Body And Soul. And, for the Film Club, there’s Todd Haynes’ Far From Heaven, his 2002 tip of the hat to 1950s Hollywood melodramas, starring Julianne Moore. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/09/1747m 13s

#22 - Live From The London Podcast Festival

In a special extra episode, recorded live at this year's London Podcast Festival, James Richardson, Adam Woodward and David Jenkins do their thing in front of a live audience. So in this podcast they review the new sports biopic Borg Vs McEnroe, as well as the 40th anniversary of Steven Spielberg's ground-breaking Close Encounters Of The Third Kind; And in tribute to the visionary director. the trio choose and chew over a selection of their favourite Spielberg movies. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
19/09/1758m 35s

#21 - Mother! / Victoria & Abdul / Requiem For A Dream

In this thrilling instalment of the movie podcast, James Richardson is joined by Little White Lies duo Adam Woodward and David Jenkins to discuss two of the week's biggest releases; namely Darren Aronosky's nightmarish film noir Mother! and Stephen Frears' Victoria & Abdul. And for this week's Film Club, they chew over Aronofsky's second film, the visceral and visually stunning Requiem For A Dream. e: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comt: @lwlieslwlies.comabout.7digital.com Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13/09/1741m 31s

#20 - IT / Wind River / Martha Marcy May Marlene

James Richardson is joined by Little White Lies Digital Editor Adam Woodward and theatre and film director Nadia Latif to discuss this week's big releases, namely the much anticipated new Stephen King adaptation IT, and acclaimed screenwriter Taylor Sheridan's directorial debut Wind River. And in honour of Elizabeth Olsen's starring role, we look back at her film debut in Film Club the 2011 "cult" thriller Martha Marcy May Marlene.e: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comt: @lwlieslwlies.comabout.7digital.com Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/09/1748m 12s

#19 - God's Own Country / Patti Cake$ / The King of Comedy

A Yorkshire-based agricultural romance, some New Jersey hip-hop, and a fame-hungry psychotic comedian are on the menu this week. James Richardson is joined by Adam Woodward and Sophie-Monks Kaufman to discuss what many are calling the British film of the year (God's Own Country), a film that received a 10 minute standing ovation at Cannes (Patti Cake$), and a 1982 Scorsese classic in honour of the late great Jerry Lewis (The King of Comedy). e: truthandmovies@tcolondon.com t: @LWLies lwlies.com about.7digital.com Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
31/08/1742m 26s

#18 - Detroit / Logan Lucky / American Made / The Limey

A big week of big-name directors with Bigelow, Soderbergh, and Liman all releasing films. James Richardson is joined by Little White Lies digital editor Adam Woodward and film critic Manuela Lazic to discuss Detroit, Logan Lucky, and American Made. plus Film Club which looks back to Soderbergh's 1999 film about an English criminal who heads to LA to investigate his daughter's death - The Limey. e: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comt: @LWLieswwww.lwlies.comwww.about.7digital.com Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
24/08/1753m 12s

#17 - The Hitman's Bodyguard / Quest / Misery

James Richardson and Little White Lies Editor David Jenkins discuss the week's releases, including the Samuel L Jackson and Ryan Reynolds buddy movie The Hitman's Bodyguard, and Quest, a Philadelphia-based documentary over a decade in the making. Plus, tying in with the release of The Dark Tower, listeners chose a Stephen King adaptation for Film Club - the 1990 Rob Reiner movie Misery. e: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comt: @lwlieslwlies.comabout.7digital.com Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
17/08/1739m 16s

#16 - Atomic Blonde / A Ghost Story / Under The Skin

In this week's Truth & Movies, James Richardson and colleagues look at the Charlize Theron fronted action thriller, Atomic Blonde. Plus there's the lowdown on the meditative and existential A Ghost Story as directed by David Lowery... who also joins the team for the Film Club, to talk about his love for Under The Skin. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
09/08/1739m 25s

#15 - Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets / England is Mine / Dune

This week the Truth And Movies podcast has something of a sci-fi theme to it, as Luc Besson's epic new film Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets comes under the spotlight, whilst the Film Club looks at David Lynch's fantastically flawed version of Dune. And closer to the home, there's also a preview of the Morrissey biopic, England Is Mine. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
03/08/1742m 2s

#14 - The Big Sick / Hounds of Love / Day of the Dead

It's a big sick and horrific podcast this week - the latest rom-com from the Judd Apatow stable gets assessed, there's murderous Australian psycho-drama Hounds of Love, plus Zombie classic Day of the Dead is in the Film Club in memory of George Romero.e: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comt: @lwlieslwlies.comabout.7digital.com Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
27/07/1744m 32s

#13 - Dunkirk / City of Ghosts / A Matter of Life And Death

This pod means war... James Richardson is joined by Adam and David of Little White Lies to find out if Christopher Nolan's Dunkirk is worthy of the rave reviews it's getting. In film club it's the Powell & Pressburger 1946 classic also set during the Second World War - A Matter of Life And Death. And also City of Ghosts, a new documentary from Matthew Heineman about the citizen journalists reporting on contemporary warfare in Syria.e: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comt: @LWLieslwlies.comabout.7digital.com Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
20/07/1740m 43s

#12 - War For The Planet Of The Apes / The Beguiled / Max Mon Amour

Simian cinema this week - James Richardson, Manuela Lazic, and Adam Woodward discuss the third instalment in the latest Planet of the Apes trilogy, and revisit Oshima's 1986 film Max Mon Amour for the Little White Lies Film Club. Plus, Sofia Coppola's latest award winning film The Beguiled, starring Colin Farrell and Nicole Kidman, gets assessed. e: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comt: @lwlieslwlies.com / about.7digital.com Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
14/07/1742m 31s

#11 - Spider-Man: Homecoming / Song to Song / The Tree of Life

Nick Duncalf, Elena Lazic, and David Jenkins discuss the latest Spider-Man iteration, along with Terrance Malick's new film Song to Song, starring Michael Fassbender and Ryan Gosling - and to prepare for Malick's latest release, this week we've all re-watched his Palme D'Or winning and Oscar nominated 2011 film The Tree of Life. e: truthandmovies@tcolondon.com t: @lwlies lwlies.com / about.7digital.com Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
06/07/1751m 5s

#10 - Baby Driver / Okja / Le Samourai

This week James Richardson is joined by Little White Lies' Adam Woodward and David Jenkins to chew over Edgar Wight's new movie, Baby Driver. They'll also discuss Bong Joon-hos' Netflix funded Okja. And for the Little White Film Club, this week they revisit the Jean-Pierre Melville cult classic, Le Samourai. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
28/06/1739m 54s

#9 - Transformers: The Last Knight / The Book Of Henry / The Graduate

James Richardson is joined for this week's podcast by Adam Woodward and Michael Leader from Little White Lies to contemplate Michael Bay's latest installment in the Transformers series, and the family drama The Book of Henry. And on its 50th anniversary (and imminent re-release), The Little White Lies Film Club re-assesses The Graduate. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/06/1736m 20s

#8 - Gifted / Whitney: Can I Be Me / Withnail & I

This week, James Richardson is joined by Little White Lies' David Jenkins and Simran Hans, to pick over the new drama "Gifted", starring Chris Evans. They'll also discuss Nick Broomfield's new documentary on Whitney Houston. And the focus of this week's Film Club is Bruce Robinson's uber-cult film, Withnail And I, which stars Richard E Grant, Paul McGann, Richard Griffiths and Ralph Brown. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
15/06/1740m 19s

#7 - The Mummy / My Cousin Rachel / Ghost World

James Richardson is joined this week by Little White Lies' Adam Woodward and David Jenkins to dissect Tom Cruise's new blockbuster, The Mummy, a remake of the original Mummy franchise which began in 1932, and the first of the new Dark Universe series. They also pick over another re-make, this time My Cousin Rachel, adapted from a Daphne DuMaurier novel and first released on celluloid in 1952 and which starred Olivia de Havilland and Richard Burton. And for the Film Club this week they choose the 2003 Scarlet Johannson, Thora Birch, Steve Buscemi cult classic, Ghost World. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
09/06/1732m 32s