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    Review: Ben Wheatley's Dark, Gory & Profane 'A Field In England'

    Imagine attempting a super-low-budget, rapidly shot mashup of the melancholic aesthetic of Ingmar Bergman, the comedic sensibility of Mel Brooks and the tonal uneasiness of Lars Von Trier -- you'd probably end up with a complete mess of a film. However, that's not the case for Ben Wheatley, whose wi...

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    This Weekend, See Mindbender 'A Field in England' in Theaters, Watch 'Enemy' on DirecTV

    A wicked brew of mind-melting psychological thrillers opens this weekend: "Kill List" director Ben Wheatley's B&W feature "A Field in England" and Denis Villeneuve's equally creepy "Enemy." Also in theaters arrive the much-ballyhooed (and delayed) "The Monuments Men," gaining mixed reactions from cr...

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    Tom Hiddleston Set to Star in 'Kill List' Director Ben Wheatley's JG Ballard Adaptation

    Svelte stud Tom Hiddleston has been cast in the leading role in Ben Wheatley's upcoming "High-Rise," an adaptation of the 1975 JG Ballard novel from a script by Amy Jump.

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    How 'A Field In England' and 'Philomena' Represent Two Tendencies In British Cinema

    Two recent British films, "A Field in England" (which opens in the U.S. this week) and the Oscar-nominated "Philomena," use comedy to depict real historical events.

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    Ben Wheatley Directing First Two Episodes Of 'Doctor Who' Season 8, Catherine Hardwicke Goes MTV & More

    It looks like the BBC is giving "Doctor Who" fans lots of reasons to look forward to season eight. First, after runs by two fan favorites in Matt Smith and David Tennant, Peter Capaldi will be the next actor to roll with the TARDIS in the beloved show. And to get things off on on the right foot, one...

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    Your Week in Streaming: From Giallo to Grindhouse, Essential Horror Films to Watch Before LA's Inaugural Beyond Fest

    LA's inaugural Beyond Fest kicks off this week with a sickening slate catered to genre nerds looking for both new, never-before-seen films and screenings of classics you might only find in a cult video store. From Giallo films by Dario Argento to the twisted Brit cinema of Ben Wheatley and more, her...

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    5 Films Of Horror & Madness To Watch If You Love 'The Wicker Man'

    No, not the bees. The beloved, now unassailably classic original “The Wicker Man” turns 40 this year, and this week a version dubbed ‘The Final Cut’ makes its way to theaters, with director Robin Hardy’s blessing. If it were any other four-decade-old British horror film getting the same treatment, i...

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    Toronto: How 'Philomena' and 'A Field in England' Represent Two Tendencies In British Cinema

    Two British films, "A Field in England" and "Philomena" (both playing at the Toronto Film Festival), use comedy to depict real historical events. While they couldn't be more different from each other, together they demonstrate the great and many traditions of British comedy.

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    Cinedigm and Drafthouse Films Partner to Release 'The Act of Killing,' 'The Congress' and More on VOD in 2014

    Digital distributor Cinedigm has partnered with Drafthouse Films to release a slate of critically acclaimed independent films across all home entertainment and VOD platforms beginning in 2014.

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    Ben Wheatley To Direct Adaptation Of J.G. Ballard’s 'High Rise'

    To say that Ben Wheatley likes to have options would be an understatement. The prolific director has already dropped one movie this year (the trippy "A Field In England," with Drafthouse Films handling the U.S. release) along with his first music video, and currently sitting in pile on desk of poten...

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