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Curious Connections

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

Past Pupils

Ben Wheatley Films, Ranked

Like most auteurs, director Ben Wheatley can’t be pigeonholed. Calling him a horror director is like saying Werner Herzog makes biopics. Same would go for science fiction, which classifies Wheatley about as easily as it does… 1,243 more words

Movies

High-Rise (Film Review)

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

Reviews

Capsule review: Down Terrace (2009)

British director Ben Wheatley (High-Rise, Kill List) announced himself as a formidable and promising talent with his impressive debut film about gangsters, moles, doubts, bad decisions and repercussions. 97 more words

Drama

F.I.L.M. of the Week (April 28, 2016)

The British cinema scene is full of people doing lots of interesting work, but it still gets reduced quite frequently to familiar genres: the black comedy, the kitchen sink melodrama, the suburban crime saga. 425 more words

Movie Reviews