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A Cinematic Journey
In the world of cinema, where every frame tells a story and every director’s vision unfolds on the silver screen, the role of film magazines is paramount. For cinephiles and film enthusiasts, these publications are not just glossy pages filled with images and words; they are portals into whole new worlds. At Unique Magazines, we have a deep-seated passion for all things film, and we are excited to share our favourite film magazines with you.
In this blog post, we invite you to join us on a cinematic journey as we explore the pages of our favourite film magazines. Each of which has carved its own niche in the world of film journalism, offering unique perspectives, in-depth analysis, and a genuine love for the art of filmmaking.
Whether you’re an aspiring filmmaker, a seasoned critic, or simply someone who finds solace in the world of cinema, we believe you’ll find something special within these publications. It’s time to celebrate the magic of the silver screen like never before.
First published in 2005 and released bi-monthly. Little White Lies is fully committed to celebrating great movies and the amazing people behind the scenes. They have made it their mission to reformat the debate surrounding movies, transforming the narrative into a comprehensive and informative magazine. You will get everything you could want to know about movies. Each issue contains reviews, interviews, and editorials. The reviews are in-depth and have a great ranking system. Also, its instantly recognisable due to its marvellous design, illustration, and layout. The current issue is its 100th, so super collectable. It contains a captivating article on the origins stories of 39 directors including Gaspar Noé and Pedro Almodóvar. Some hilarious Top 10 lists including, Top 10 Movie aliens ranked by how good they would taste. And an amazing look back at the visual history of Little White Lies Magazine and its amazing cover artwork.
From the mind of producer, writer, and filmmaker Charles Finch, A Rabbit’s Foot is a bookazine and digital platform with an informed focus on film, art, and culture. It has a more cerebral approach from those interested in cinema and the arts. This is aimed at a range of communities from those who are film students, An artist in need of inspiration or an industry expert. A blend of some of the world’s most wonderful photographers alongside essays and stories from leading directors and actors alike, will be feature inside. This magazine is specifically for all curious movie- goers. This new issue features, many legendary directors including the epic Wim Wenders, and a brilliant article on the inner turmoil of playwright Tennessee Williams.
Beneficial Shock! is a biannual thematic film magazine created by friends with a mutual love for movies. Inspired by and dedicated to unconventional cinematic adventures. It uses illustration, visual documentation, and design in humorous ways to look at film. The focus of the magazine is on reinterpretation rather than translation. Illustration is found throughout the entire magazine; most stories incorporate images to tell the narrative. Each issue explores a chosen theme, and most recent is Awe and Wonder, with articles on dream weaver Tarsem Singh, the magic of Derek Jarman, and Terrence Malick’s moments of quiet wonder, just to name a few.
Since 1978 the Millennium Film Journal has published articles about independent, experimental, and avant-garde cinema, video, and works using digital technologies. Also reviews of books about the process of film making and some of the more niche genres, and information about film festivals. Highlights of the latest issue include the magnificent Kenneth Anger gracing the cover and an article with film and sound artist Lawrence Abu Hamdan, about his practice.
Sight & Sound magazine is the BFI’S internationally renowned film magazine, published monthly it champions the art of cinema and TV from around the world. Providing an unrivalled platform for film lovers to connect with the best directors and writers, as well as great features on cinematography. The magazine also offers unrivalled insight into the film culture with in-depth reviews, interviews and features exploring contemporary and historical cinema in all its variety. The current issue has a fascinating interview with Sofia Coppola about her new film Priscilla, and a touching tribute to the late film maker Horace Ové, along side reviews of movies currently showing at local independent cinemas.
This award-winning magazine has been around since 1920 and looks at film making in the U.S. and internationally. You will find interviews and profiles of directors and other individuals involved in the field of cinematography at all levels. There is also technical knowhow, product information, articles on the history of film making and industry overviews. Those new to film making and experienced cinematographers will both find articles that bring new insight to their craft. Most notable feature in this issue is an article on Oppenheimer, which takes an in depth look at director Christopher Nolan, the production team, and their central strategies for the film.
Wealth Of Knowledge
We hope you’ll be inspired to explore these remarkable publications for yourself. Each of these magazines brings a unique perspective, a deep love for cinema, and a wealth of knowledge.
At Unique Magazines, we are so fortunate to be surrounded by such a diverse range of film magazines, each offering a distinct lens through which to view the magic of the silver screen. So, whether you’re passionate about cinematography, experimental cinema, film criticism, or simply want to enjoy the visual artistry of film journalism, there’s a magazine on our list that will resonate with you.
Thank you for joining us on this exploration of Unique Magazine’s favourite film magazines. We hope this blog post has been as enjoyable for you to read as it was for us to write. Happy reading and may your love for film continue to flourish!