Month: April 2021

Universal Cinematic Language: Ben Sharrock on Limbo

A great deal is said about how nailing tone is essential to a tricky script’s execution, but much can be also said for how it’s all designed on set. Take writer/director Ben Sharrock’s second film

Thumbnails Special Edition: The Personal Essays of Matt Zoller Seitz

Our Editor at Large Matt Zoller Seitz’s deeply personal essays about the deaths of so many of his family members in the month of April tore my heart to shreds. In this special edition of

The Cruelest Month, Part 3: Sorry Grateful

Nancy Dawson, my beloved wife of three years and friend for over 30, died a year ago today. April 27, 2020. She had just turned 53.  She died of cancer.  Nancy told me to say that. She

LWLies Presents… Vanguard – An illustrated Nomadland zine

We’re massive fans of Nomadland, writer/director Chloé Zhao’s lyrical, multi award-winning chronicle of life on the American margins as seen through the eyes of Frances McDormand’s pathfinding heroine, Fern. To celebrate the film’s UK release,

Oscars 2021: Nomadland is the Big Winner at an Unusual Academy Awards

After the most drawn-out Oscar season ever, the show finally went on. The scaled-down pandemic edition of the 93rd Academy Awards proved to be an emotional affair despite the need for such safety measures as multiple Covid

15 films we’d like to see at the 2021 Cannes Film Festival

Pandemic be damned, the 2021 Cannes Film Festival will move forward with in-person screenings this July after taking a hiatus last year. To prove that they mean business, this week has seen festival head Thierrym

Cinematography and Iconography in ‘The Falcon and the Winter Soldier’

Welcome to World Builders, our ongoing series of conversations with the most productive and thoughtful behind-the-scenes craftspeople in the industry. In this entry, we chat with The Falcon and the Winter Soldier director of photography

David Squires on…. What to expect at the 93rd Academy Awards

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2021 Oscar Predictions: The Final Ballot

The 93rd Academy Awards are only a few days away, which means it’s time to bring our 2021 Oscar Predictions to a close with our final ballot. As we’ve done in years past, this year’s

Nomadland, I May Destroy You Take Top Honors at 2021 Film Independent Spirit Awards

The Film Independent Spirit Awards are usually held in a tent on the beach in Santa Monica, but for the first time in its existence, it was viewed virtually in a Zoom-like setting with break-out