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Wheatley/Vikander film Freakshift is an homage to '50s B-movies

KILL LIST director Ben Wheatley continues to say all the right things about his upcoming creature feature FREAKSHIFT . Clearly this man is on a mission to make this project one of the most highly anticipated films of the foreseeable future for viewers like me, because with each new interview he's making it sound more and more incredible. My hype started building when it was...
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04.19.2017
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Armie Hammer joins Alicia Vikander in giant crab movie Freakshift

FREAKSHIFT , the next film from KILL LIST director Ben Wheatley, has been described by Wheatley as being about "women with shotguns fighting giant crabs", but while the focus is on the women there are going to be men in the cast as well. A male presence is evident from the fact that THE LONE RANGER himself Armie Hammer, who Wheatley just worked with on the action comedy...
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04.04.2017
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Women + shotguns + giant crabs = Ben Wheatley's Freakshift

A couple weeks ago, we heard that Alicia Vikander (pictured above) was in talks to lead the cast of FREAKSHIFT , the next film from KILL LIST director Ben Wheatley. Described as a "cops vs. monsters" story and "an all-guns-blazing action thriller", FREAKSHIFT was said to be about  a band of misfits who hunt down and kill nocturnal underground...
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03.31.2017
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Prevenge (Movie Review)

PLOT: In coping with her grievous past, a very pregnant mother-to-be begins taking murderous orders from a voice emanating from her womb. REVIEW: Alice Lowe, English actress cum writer/director who you might recognize from various collaborations with fellow filmmaking Brit Ben Wheatley (KILL LIST, SIGHTSEERS), has keenly stored enough industry info over of the years to aptly...
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03.23.2017
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Alicia Vikander might take the Freakshift for Ben Wheatley

It's only been five years since director Ben Wheatley caught my attention with his film KILL LIST (his second feature, following the 2009 crime drama DOWN TERRACE), but in that time he has knocked out several more features (like SIGHTSEERS and A FIELD IN ENGLAND ), contributed a segment to THE ABCs OF DEATH , and helmed a couple episodes of Doctor Who. His J.G. Ballard...
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03.17.2017
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Blair Witch and Sadako vs. Kayako among TIFF Midnight Madness films

The 41st Toronto International Film Festival is scheduled to run from September 8th to 18th, and as part of that event comes the Cineplex Entertainment-sponsored Midnight Madness line-up of "excessive, unrelenting, weird, and wild films". Midnight Madness kicks off with the opening night film FREE FIRE (pictured above), from KILL LIST director Ben Wheatley, and...
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08.09.2016
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High-Rise (Movie Review)

PLOT: The assorted rich and poor tenants of a technocratic tower block begin to unravel after a sudden suicide is committed. REVIEW: With a prolific half-decade of moviemaking that has yielded four wildly disparate but equally astounding results - DOWN TERRACE, KILL LIST, SIGHTSEERS and A FIELD IN ENGLAND - British director Ben Wheately again joins hands with fellow writing...
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05.12.2016
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Trailer: Horror/war movie Tank 432, executive produced by Ben Wheatley

Director Ben Wheatley is building a good fan base for himself, impressing audiences with films like KILL LIST , SIGHTSEERS , and A FIELD IN ENGLAND . His latest film, HIGH-RISE, was just recently released on VOD and will reach U.S. theatre screens this Friday, the 13th. Wheatley wasn't at the helm of the upcoming horror film TANK 432 , but he did serve as an executive producer...
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05.09.2016
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It's all fun and games until somebody takes a dive in this High-Rise clip

Ben Wheatley's  HIGH-RISE has already been one of our most anticipated flicks of the summer, but this new clip might just be the straw that broke the back of my personal enthusiasm. A surrealistic nightmare of a party with scalpel-sharp sound design, this trippy, stylistic scene is a horrific, beautiful moment in a film that will certainly defy expectations. Check out the...
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04.29.2016
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The final High-Rise trailer is a lofty success

Ben Wheatley's  HIGH-RISE is prepping for its UK release (on March 18th), so the final trailer has dropped. In it, you get a much clearer sense of what the film is about, but enough about that. The score in this trailer is insane . It's like Disasterpeace and John Carpenter had a baby with a keytar and I'm so ready to purchase the soundtrack album on iTunes....
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03.15.2016
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Things get dangerous for Tom Hiddleston in new High-Rise trailer

Ben Wheatley, director of such films as KILL LIST , SIGHTSEERS , and A FIELD IN ENGLAND appears to have brought an amazing visual style to his adaptation of the 1975 J.G. Ballard novel HIGH-RISE , a film that doesn't yet have a release date set in the United States but will be reaching cinema screens in the United Kingdom on March 18 th. The film stars Tom Hiddleston...
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02.09.2016
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You will fall for this new High-Rise poster

The art of the movie poster isn't dead, as proven by this new promotional design from Ben Wheatley's upstairs-downstairs thriller  HIGH-RISE . It's a simple image, but it's evocative and shows off the film's chilling tone with an effortless flair. Hopefully the movie can somehow live up to the simple elegance of its poster. Check it out below! Dr....
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01.28.2016
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