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Happy New Year, Colin Burstead (2018)

An impressive melange of British talent crashing into one another in the form of an acidic family dramedy,¬†Happy New Year, Colin Burstead¬†is peppered throughout with Wheatley’s signature deadpan wit and bubbling conflict. Things get off to a good start with … Continue reading

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Excellence vs. Excess: Ben Wheatley’s High-Rise (2016)

Early on in High-Rise, Dr. Robert Laing (Tom Hiddleston) demonstrates the dissection of a human skull by tearing the face off of a severed head. This being a Ben Wheatley movie, we see the moment in glorious detail: flesh, muscle … Continue reading

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