Little White Lies 61
In this issue…
The Great Guillermo
LWLies talks to the lord of darkness himself, Mr Guillermo del Toro, director of our cover film, Crimson Peak.
The Marvellous Mia
David Ehrlich pens a chaste but heartfelt love letter to Crimson Peak star, Mia Wasikowska.
The First Haunted House
Did you know that cinema’s first haunted houses evoked laughter, not fear? Peter Labuza investigates.
A LWLies Haunted House Fun Map
Don’t leave home without this guide to the real haunted houses that inspired the iconic stacks of classic cinema.
Reign In Blood
Nick Pinkerton offers a potted history of the red stuff and its relationship to stage and screen, covering the entire gamut from Sophocles to John Wick.
A mutual love of literary apparitions sparks a passionate correspondence between Sophie Monks Kaufman and Clarisse Loughrey.
The New Dark House
Anton Bitel ponders whether modern horror cinema contains any trace of classical Gothic.
Plus, we gamble away all of Pedro Costa’s Horse Money; Jason Clarke and his merry band scale the heights of Everest; Joaquin Phoenix discovers he’s an Irrational Man; Sarah Gavron fights for the franchise in Suffragette; Jafar Panahi hails a Taxi; Craig Roberts assures us that he’s Just Jim; Robert Pattinson is a celebrity smudger in Life; Fake Elvis has left the building in Jeanie Finlay’s Orion; Doona Bae helps out A Girl At My Door; Tom Hardy and Tom Hardy butt heads in Legend; and Colin Farrell decides he’ll have The Lobster.
All that plus interviews with Carey Mulligan, Pedro Costa, Dane DeHaan, Ariane Labad, Justin Kurzel and Alfonso Gomez-Rejon, and special reports from the set of Craig Roberts’ Just Jim, the New Horizons film festival in Wrocław, Poland, and Il Cinema Ritrovato, in Bologna Italy.
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On Sale 12 September.
Cover art by Dan Mumford