Ben Wheatley

Free Fire Review

Director Ben Wheatley returns with his simplest and most purely entertaining effort to date

High-Rise Review

A self-contained, ultra-modern apartment building slowly descends into complete anarchy in High-Rise, an utterly bonkers adaptation that's certainly not for everyone, but is it for anyone?

A Field in England Review

There’s absolutely no way that Ben Wheatley’s latest film A Field in England could ever be defined. It’s one of only a small handful of films that can adequately cover possibly every genre in film history and still find a way to dwell on the more bizarre genres.

Interview: Ben Wheatley

We talk to British director Ben Wheatlely: the man behind Kill List, Sightseers, and this weekend's A Field in England (Oh, and a couple of upcoming Doctor Who episodes) about how he never makes the same film twice, his film’s sense of language, how he directs actors, working with his writer as a co-editor, and his thoughts on his own special kind of genre filmmaking.

TIFF 2013: A Field in England Review

A Field in England Wavelengths Director: Ben Wheatley The field in question of Ben Wheatley’s new film is quintessentially English: all chilled vegetation and smoky mist. In other words, it’s plenty bleak and disquieting without the aid of digital monochrome and arrhythmic editing. But it certainly helps, and A Field in England plays its spare […]

Interview: ReFocus Series Founder Jeff Wright

We talk to ReFocus Film series founder Jeff Wright - who screens the coal black comedy See You Next Tuesday at 9pm on Thursday, August 29th for free with a director and star Q&A at Toronto's Revue Cinema - to talk about he formation of the series, his booking process, his amazement at how series alums have seen their careers take off in recent years, why the series is free, the film that got away from him, and, of course, his most recent selection.

Sightseers Review

Dark, strange, and deeply hilarious, Ben Wheatley's Sightseers helps to solidify the director as one of the most intriguing talents from the UK and the world today.

TIFF 2012 Reviews; Part 9

For our final round-up of TIFF 2012 reviews we take a look at some great stuff yet to come and some films we're doubling back on with reviews for The Paperboy, Song for Marion, Frances Ha, Room 237, The ABCs of Death, Ghost Graduation, The We and the I, Imogene, Iceberg Slim: Portrait of a Pimp, Outrage Beyond, Come Out and Play, The Lesser Blessed, and The Bay.

TIFF 2012 Reviews: Part 6

As TIFF 2012 finishes up its first weekend, our ongoing coverage looks at The Master, To the Wonder, High Park on Hudson, End of Watch, Aftershock, Sightseers, The Crimes of Mike Recket, No One Lives, and Midnight's Children.