Little White Lies Issue 72

Little White Lies Issue 72

Little White Lies was established in 2005 as a bi-monthly print magazine committed to championing great movies and the talented people who make them. Combining cutting-edge design, illustration and journalism, LWLies has been described as being “at the vanguard of the independent publishing movement.” Their reviews feature a unique tripartite ranking system that captures the different aspects of the movie-going experience. Their motto is that they believe in Truth & Movies.

Issue 72: Sometimes, being polite just doesn’t quite cut the mustard. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri is a brilliant new film from British writer/director Martin McDonagh which tests this thesis from all angles, showcasing the actions of a bitter local resident and the challenge she throws down to the local police constabulary.

Frances McDormand stars as lone female avenger Mildred, who buys up the space on three musty old billboards to ask why the local sheriff has failed to make inroads into the case of her dead daughter who was raped and murdered one year back.

In this expletive-ridden issue, we explore what it means to abide by the law, and what it means to crave justice. We spoke to the talented people behind the film and discovered the clues to bringing an intricate script to life – and the intricacies of playing a police officer on screen.

In this issue…Blue Flamer: A Sam Rockwell Confessional: The beloved character actor offers his first-person testimony on how best to play a member of the police. As told to Adam Woodward - Good Cop / Bad Cop: Our definitive line-up of cinema’s most angelic and devilish screen law enforcers. By Adam Lee Davies and David Jenkins - Woman Blue: A short history of the most potty-mouthed dames that Hollywood ever saw. By Caroline Golum - Threads # 4: Christina Newland explores the world of female headscarves in her regular column on clothes and movies.

Softcover, 97 pages

20 x 24.5cm


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