Ben Wheatley – A Field in England (2013)

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Fleeing for their lives, a small party abandon their Civil War confederates and escape through an overgrown field. Thinking only of what lay behind, they are ambushed by two dangerous men and made to search the field. Psychedelia, madness and chaotic forces slowly overtake the group as they question what treasure lies within the malignant field. Continue reading

Ben Wheatley – Kill List (2011)

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Kill List – review
4/5 stars
If Ricky Gervais or Mike Leigh made a horror film, it might look something like this unsettlingly strange offering from British director Ben Wheatley
The title, and the fact that this was popularly acclaimed at London’s recent FrightFest event, will tip you off about what kind of film it is. Or will it? Even now, I’m unsure how or whether to describe it generically. It’s partly an occult chiller with shades of Wicker Man and Blair Witch – and be warned right now: there are some ultra-violent and infra-retch scenes that have had people making for the exits. I wondered if director Ben Wheatley considered putting a death metal version of Maxwell’s Silver Hammer over the closing credits. Continue reading