Undertaking historical research work into early pupils of the School is like unravelling the best detective story!
Researching the names of pupils embroidered on a sampler listing pupils in 1838, … 1,779 more words
Ben Wheatley is an insanely cool and focused filmmaker, his movies treading that delicious line between high-brow arthouse fair and primal batshit-crazy entertainment. Which is just my flamboyant way of saying that they’re both intelligent and engaging as hell. 1,210 more words
Down Terrace (2009)Early Ben Wheatley film about a family of petty, messed up criminals and the shenanigans they get up to. Dark, twisted, and cleverly awkward, as usual for a Wheatley movie. 321 more words
Ben Wheatley’s 2009 debut offers a welcome spin on the tired old British gangster film. Its Union Jack-bedecked poster (and the marketing more generally) suggests you’re in for one of those straight-to-Tesco crime dramas – the kind that are so bad even Danny Dyer and Vinnie Jones won’t touch them with a… 421 more words