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"High-Rise" (2016) REVIEW

If you took the claustrophobic paranoia and shaggy-haired chic of David Cronenberg’s apartment complex horror, Shivers (1975), added a bit of plastic personality and debaucherous decadence from Mary Harron’s… 606 more words


Review: High-Rise, living the high life

Ben Wheatley, a man that needs no introduction around these parts, is one of the most interesting and bold filmmakers working today—with a filmography that stretches across the genre with witty dark comedies to the hyper-violent masterpiece… 687 more words


Book-to-Screen: High-Rise

J.G. Ballard’s novel High Rise has struggled to find its way to the big screen since its release in 1975. Producer Jeremy Thomas tried to get an adaptation going for years, with Nicolas Roeg set to direct at one point. 171 more words


High-Rise (2015)

A few weeks back a friend took me to a dinner in a nice Indian restaurant and afterwards to see High-Rise in Odeon.

Before I comment on the film, I have to say that Indian food is my new “wow” thing, since I have only just recently discovered it. 1,169 more words

‘High-Rise’ Review

Only a scant few directors have taken on the challenge of adapting the iconoclastic work of sci-fi (is it even apt to call him that?) author J.G. 615 more words


High Rise

I picked High Rise up about two years ago and read it then, but I decided to give it a reread since the film adaptation recently came to cinemas. 562 more words


Review: Ben Wheatley's 'High-Rise'

After four decades of thwarted efforts, producer Jeremy Thomas has finally realized his screen adaptation of the novel High-Rise, J.G. Ballard’s masterpiece fusion of Lord of the Flies… 690 more words