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High-Rise (2015) | Ben Wheatley’s brutal, bonkers blend of black humour, horror and anarchy is a winner

JG Ballard’s cult 1975 novel gets the big-screen treatment from Ben Wheatley (Kill List/Sightseers) and the result is a blackly comic vision of a dystopian Britain on the brink of social meltdown. 347 more words


Good start

On Friday, saw Jacques Becker’s CASQUE D’OR in the Piazza Maggiore. Looked up and could see the rays of the projector beam spreading across the stars. 616 more words


REVIEW: if... (1968)

1968, Paramount Pictures

Lindsay Anderson
Michael Medwin
Lindsay Anderson
David Sherwin (screenplay and original script “Crusaders”)
John Howlett (original script “Crusaders”) 700 more words

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Discussion on Lindsay Anderson - BFI Southbank - Monday 14th March

Mamoun is pleased to have been invited to join the panel talking about the Film and Theatre Director, Film writer and influential film critic, Lindsay Anderson. 46 more words

Mamoun Hassan

The Whales of August 3 .

My 4th viewing with a group. Only one of the 7 women present had seen the film before and her comment was very interesting. The first time was at the BFI/U3A study day event 10 years ago. 350 more words


Saturday Matinee: O Lucky Man!

O Lucky Man! (1973) is anarchist director Lindsay Anderson’s epic follow-up to his film if…(1968). It’s at times a surreal and darkly humorous allegory for survival in capitalist society. 73 more words


The Whales of August

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The Whales of August


Lindsay Anderson


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