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Truth & Movies: A Little White Lies Podcast

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.com

Twitter and Instagram: @LWLies

 

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

    01:33:07
    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
  • Evil Does Not Exist | Monkey Man + Dev Patel | A Bittersweet Life (2005)

    01:02:14
    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
  • Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire | The Sweet East | Dyn Amo (1972)

    01:01:07
    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
  • Immaculate + Michael Mohan | The Delinquents | Black Narcissus (1947)

    01:11:12
    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
  • Drive Away Dolls | Banel & Adama + Ramata Toulaye-Sy | Bad Girls Go To Hell (1965)

    01:00:55
    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
  • Do Not Expect Too Much From The End Of The World + Radu Jude | Origin | Pinky (1949)

    01:18:43
    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
  • Perfect Days | The Taste Of Things + Juliette Binoche | Bob Marley: One Love

    01:17:24
    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
  • The Iron Claw | Jeanie Finlay & Aubrey Gordon | Occupied City + Steve McQueen & Bianca Stigter | The Wrestler (2008)

    01:40:11
    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