More from the world of film in the latest Little White Lies.
"Our latest issue is a tribute to the beautiful, unnerving world of Josephine Decker’s biopic that isn’t a biopic."
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.
Unleash Jourdain Searles profiles the endlessly fascinating creative force behind Shirley, Josephine Decker.
It’s Complicated 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.
Writer’s Rooms 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.
Threads In her regular column on fashion and film, Christina Newland is on the prowl for one of the chicest accessories: cat eye glasses.
In the back section…
Sope Dìrísù David Jenkins speaks to the actor at the heart of Remi Weekes’ excellent horror His House.
Miranda July Hannah Woodhead has a cosy chat with the creative powerhouse behind Kajillionaire.
Nia DaCosta 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.
Ben Wheatley 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.
Antonio Campos 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.