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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. ...

TANK 432: Check The Trailer And Poster For Wheatley Produced Thriller

Kill List and High Rise director Ben Wheatley takes on an executive producer role for upcoming UK thriller Tank 432 from director Nick Gillespie. Gillespie and Wheatley's relationship is a long one with Gillespie having served as part of the...

Stephen Graham And Michael Smiley Star In Gritty UK Drama ORTHODOX

Director David Leon dives into the intersection of the UK's Orthodox Jewish community and the criminal underworld with his upcoming Orthodox and it's more than just the surprising clash of world's that makes this one interesting.Anchoring the cast are Stephen...

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...

Richard Madden And Michael Smiley Enter GROUP B

A pair of very familiar faces enter a very different sort of world with Richard Madden (Game Of Thrones) and Michael Smiley (Luther, Kill List) taking the leads in Nick Rowland's Group B.Rally driver Shane Hunter is facing his comeback...

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...

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...

Second Shot From Wheatley's A FIELD IN ENGLAND Heralds Unique Release Strategy

You don't have to look remarkably hard to find a cadre of loyal fans who would have you believe that Ben Wheatley - director of Sightseers and Kill List - is the future of British filmmaking. The man has built...

ScreenAnarchy's KILL LIST Review Roundup

Ben Wheatley's Down Terrace was a dark, weird, funky, concoction with some of the blackest comedy (and least penetrable accents) I'd seen and heard in recent years. So when Mr. Wheatley's followup film, Kill List was scheduled for its World...

Mondo Gets On The KILL LIST

With Ben Wheatley's deeply disturbing Kill List beginning its limited theatrical release in the US this week - it is already available on all of the big VOD platforms across the country - artist Iron Jaiden has created a custom,...

US Trailer For Ben Wheatley's KILL LIST

Unquestionably one of the best films of 2011, US audiences have had a long wait for Ben Wheatley's Kill List. The wait is a bit ironic given that the film premiered on US shores at the SXSW festival but it's...

Sitges 2011: BURKE AND HARE Review

[With John Landis' Burke And Hare now screening in Sitges we revisit an earlier review.] John Landis' Burke & Hare is one of those films where having watched it, you feel compelled to continually check you did, in fact, enjoy...

TIFF 2011: KILL LIST Review

[With Ben Wheatley's Kill List about to arrive in Toronto we revisit our earlier review.] British director Ben Wheatley follows up the incredible critical success of his 2009 debut DOWN TERRACE with another peek behind the net curtains of suburban...

ETRANGE 2011: KILL LIST review

(And with Ben Wheatley's Kill List just having played at the 17th L'Estrange Film Festival in Paris, let me weigh in with a dissenting opinion.)Watching Ben Wheatley's disappointing sophomore feature Kill List feels like climbing a house someone stopped building...

FRIGHTFEST 2011: KILL LIST Review

British director Ben Wheatley follows up the incredible critical success of his 2009 debut DOWN TERRACE with another peek behind the net curtains of suburban British crime in his "difficult second feature", KILL LIST. As with his previous film, things...

FRIGHTFEST 2011: KILL LIST Review

I'm torn by Kill List. Ben Wheatley's second feature, following the much-lauded Down Terrace, is equal parts impressive and frustrating. With a divisive piece of narrative elusiveness, the third act will either leave you intrigued or irritated depending on how...

"They're Bad People. They Should Suffer." Full KILL LIST Trailer.

UK distributors Optimum releasing have been teasing Ben Wheatley's Kill List for the past week now and today is the day when the world gets a look at the first full trailer. A riveting horror picture unlike anything seen on...