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Review: FREE FIRE, Bullet-riddled Mayhem From Beginning to End

At about 15 minutes into Ben Wheatley’s sixth feature film Free Fire, it becomes pretty clear we're probably not leaving this room anytime soon. But that is totally cool. This bold storytelling gambit works because Wheatley and his collaborators (notably...

Dublin International Film Festival Announces Lineup Featuring MAUDIE, FREE FIRE, IN LOCO PARENTIS and More

Dublin international Film Festival announced its full lineup today with the Sally Hawkins and Ethan Hawke starring folk artist biopic Maudie set to open proceedings on February 16. Along with a sizable selection of International films and guests, there'll be...

MonsterFest 2016: A Gunfight, Deadly Relatives and an Autopsy Lead First Wave of Titles

MonsterFest is coming! Prepare yourselves, Melbourne, Australia, for your fill of fantastic film delights at the end of November. The first wave of titles was announced today and there are heaps of goodness coming to Melbs.    Attendees will see...

Toronto 2016: "F##K The Small Talk, Let's Buy Some Guns" in Trailer For FREE FIRE

While we await word from our Anarchist-on-the-Ground Ryland about last night's premiere of Ben Wheatley's Free Fire A24 just dropped the trailer for it. Take a look for yourself. But beware, it be loaded with guns, violence and colorful language. ...

FREE FIRE: Ben Wheatley's Next Is Underway, See Who Rounds Out The Cast

Filming began on Ben Wheatley's new film Free Fire yesterday and Deadline has an update on the cast. The film is already bolstered by a really good cast to start; Sharlto Copley, Brie Larson, Armie Hammer, Cillian Murphy, Wheatley alumnus Michael...

Martin Scorsese To Exec Produce Ben Wheatley's FREE FIRE

Martin Scorsese has come aboard British director Ben Wheatley's next project, Free Fire, as an executive producer, Screen Daily has revealed. Set in late-70s Boston, the film is the story of two rival gangs, whose rendezvous in a deserted warehouse...

Ben Wheatley Enters The Action Arena With FREE FIRE

What next for Ben Wheatley? With production wrapped on his adaptation of JG Ballard's High Rise the prolific UK auteur will be moving next into the action arena with Free Fire.An original script revolving around a 1978 arms deal gone...

Review: A FIELD IN ENGLAND, A Terrifying Headtrip Into The British Countryside

Bold, beautiful and utterly bonkers, Ben Wheatley's A Field in England is a mind-bending monochrome masterpiece likely to alienate as many as it seduces with its surreal visuals and delightfully deranged performances. As a fan of director Ben Wheatley since...

Ben Wheatley Talks A FIELD IN ENGLAND, Destiny, And His Characters

I first became aware of Ben Wheatley when I was assigned to write an essay on his film Down Terrace (2009) for Magill's Cinema Annual. What struck me while watching it was how carefully balanced and powerful it was and...

Trip Out With The New US Trailer For Ben Wheatley's A FIELD IN ENGLAND

After a successful festival run and an unusual launch in the UK that saw the film made available simultaneously across literally every available distribution platform simultaneously, Ben Wheatley's A Field In England arrives on US shores with a February 7th...

TIFF 2013 Review: A FIELD IN ENGLAND Is A Terrifying Headtrip Into The British Countryside

Bold, beautiful and utterly bonkers, Ben Wheatley's A Field in England is a mind-bending monochrome masterpiece likely to alienate as many as it seduces with its surreal visuals and delightfully deranged performances. As a fan of director Ben Wheatley since...

Lund 2013: THE BATTERY, CHEAP THRILLS, And BORGMAN Among Final Wave Of Titles

There are just two weeks to go until the 19th edition of the Lund International Fantastic Film Festival begins in Lund, Sweden. And with that comes news of the final films to complete this year's lineup. On top of that,...

Ben Wheatley To Direct HIGH RISE, Based On JG Ballard's Dystopian Novel

Ben Wheatley seems wedded to making films in England for the time being, with news that he's slated to direct Amy Jump's adaptation of JG Ballard's 1975 novel High Rise, in which the tenants of an affluent self-sustaining building degenerate...

Dark Bridges 2013: MANIAC, EEGA and SIGHTSEERS Part Of Final Wave Of Films!

The Dark Bridges Film Festival out of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan (in Canada) has announced the second half of this year's feature film program. The mandate of the festival is to bring favorites from the festival circuit to the small Prairie city...

New Teaser For Ben Wheatley's A FIELD IN ENGLAND Will Melt Your Brain

Ben Wheatley's A Field In England is blazing a new trail in UK distribution, becoming simultaneously available on all formats - everything from cinema screens to home VOD - across the UK on July 5th. And the new teaser for...

Revelation Perth Secures A FIELD IN ENGLAND Australian Premiere

Earlier this week ScreenAnarchy reported that Wright, Pegg and Frost would be coming to Australia for the premiere of The World's End, specifically to the East Coast cities Melbourne and Sydney. After the story broke I checked on Twitter to...

Euro Beat: Ben Wheatley's A FIELD IN ENGLAND Will Screen At Karlovy Vary Film Festival Before Release

As we reported already, Ben Wheatley's psychedelic civil-war horror story, A Field In England, is being distributed via a day-and-date theatrical VOD strategy in the UK, and will be available July 5. But it looks like some lucky folks will...

AnarchyVision: Talking AFTER EARTH, NOW YOU SEE ME, and More!

You may already have joined in the massive conversation about the film (at least by ScreenAnarchy standards), but here's a nice, digestible version of my view on the abysmal After Earth.A not so good week for me, really ended up...

We Have The Treasure: A FIELD IN ENGLAND, First Trailer

The first trailer for Ben Wheatley's A Field in England looks very much like its title indicates: A field. In England. But, clearly, something more is going on than merely a search for buried treasure. The official synopsis gives a...

Drafthouse Films Heads To A FIELD IN ENGLAND

Drafthouse Films is heading to A Field In England, with word out now that the distribution company has picked up North American rights to the latest from Kill List director Ben Wheatley. Earlier today we ran a report on the...