Little White Lies #86
This issue of Little White Lies is a tribute to the beautiful, unnerving world of Josephine Decker’s biopic that isn’t a biopic.
In this issue…
On the Cover
Isip Xin‘s evocative portrait of Elisabeth Moss as Shirley Jackson – created with pastels, paint, and digital elements – captures the witchy vibe of the... Read More
In this issue…
On the Cover
Isip Xin‘s evocative portrait of Elisabeth Moss as Shirley Jackson – created with pastels, paint, and digital elements – captures the witchy vibe of the film. Isip also illustrated the rather dreamy endpapers, featuring the Vermont home of Jackson and Hyman, and the woods that surround them.
Jourdain Searles profiles the endlessly fascinating creative force behind Shirley, Josephine Decker.
Hannah Woodhead speaks to Elisabeth Moss about her immensely impressive body of work, plus the ins and outs of playing a literary icon.
Pocketful of Irreverence
Adam Woodward meets the remarkable Michael Stuhlbarg, who gives a sterling performance as Shirley’s conniving husband Stanley Hyman.
We asked three artists – Jason Ngai, Miranda Harris and Adriana Bellet – to imagine what the studies of three legendary female screenwriters might have looked like.
The Sounds of Tamar-Kali
Lillian Crawford speaks to one of the hottest composers around, who’s a regular with Dee Rees and now lends her talent to Shirley.
A Shroom of One’s Own
John Semley delves into the on-screen history of the humble mushroom.
The 1001st Woman of Horror
Anton Bitel interviews Alexandra Heller-Nicholas about her latest book, ‘1000 Women in Horror’ which sings the praises of iconic and overlooked figures in this traditionally male-dominated genre.
In Dreams: A Conversation with Charlie Kaufman
To celebrate the release of both I’m Thinking of Ending Things and ‘Antkind’, David Jenkins chats to one of the most fascinating (and elusive) figures in film.
In her regular column on fashion and film, Christina Newland is on the prowl for one of the chicest accessories: cat eye glasses.
Illustrations in this issue by Laurène Boglio, Stéphanie Sergeant, Sophie Mo, Jason Ngai, Adriana Bellet, Miranda Harris, Oliver Stafford and Amy Moss.
In the back section…
David Jenkins speaks to the actor at the heart of Remi Weekes’ excellent horror His House.
Hannah Woodhead has a cosy chat with the creative powerhouse behind Kajillionaire.
Ahead of the release of her nightmarish new vision of Candyman, Leila Latif chats to the filmmaker who’s about to conquer Hollywood.
Godfrey Channing Peoples
After her film received a warm welcome at Sundance, the director of Miss Juneteeth explains this fascinating American tradition to Rogan Graham.
In a change from his usual fair, Ben Wheatley’s next project is a glossy adaptation of Daphne DuMaurier’s seminal gothic novel. David Jenkins gets the scoop.
As he gears up to release midwestern nightmare The Devil All the Time on Netflix, the mind behind Simon Killer and Christine tells Elena Lazic all about his latest provocative film.
All illustrations by Rumbidzai Marilyn Savanhu.
Remi Weekes’ His House; Charlie Kaufman’s I’m Thinking of Ending Things; Garrett Bradley’s Time; Craig Roberts’ Eternal Beauty; Miranda July’s Kajillionaire; Natalie Johns’ Max Richter’s Sleep; Albert Serra’s Liberté; Christopher Nolan’s Tenet; Halina Dyrschka’s Beyond the Visible: Hilma af Klint; Yeon Sang-ho’s Peninsula; Channing Godfrey Peoples’ Miss Juneteenth; Phyllida Lloyd’s Herself; Małgorzata Szumowska’s The Other Lamb; Natalie Erika James’ Relic; Hong Khaou’s Monsoon; François Ozon’s Summer of ’85.
Little White Lies is a bi-monthly print magazine committed to championing great movies and the talented people who make them. Combining cutting-edge design, illustration and journalism to deliver an alternative perspective on the movie-going experience.