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Film review: High-Rise

Matthew Turner casts his critical eye over Ben Wheatley's High-Rise, adapted from the novel by J.G. Ballard

Film review: High-Rise

Matthew Turner casts his critical eye over Ben Wheatley's High-Rise, adapted from the novel by J.G. Ballard

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March 17, 2016

Elisabeth Moss talks High-Rise and Mad Men

Elisabeth Moss spoke to WOW247’s Matthew Turner about starring alongside Tom Hiddleston in Ben Wheatley’s upcoming JG Ballard adaptation High-Rise, and her memories of playing Peggy Olson in Mad Men. Watch the interview: Born in Los Angeles in 1982, Moss has been acting since the age of eight. She first came to wider attention when …

Portishead have covered ABBA’s ‘SOS’

One is a Bristol band known for their dark, melancholic trip-hop. The other is a Swedish hit machine known for soundtracking every wedding disco since 1975. They might be worlds apart, but we can’t wait to hear Portishead‘s cover of ABBA‘s hit ‘SOS’, which is set to feature in the new Ben Wheatley film High …

Music News October 9, 2015

10 incredible directors who deserve a bigger following

Critically-acclaimed but largely unknown to Joe Public, the cinematic world is full of phenomenal directors who have yet to enter the mainstream consciousness. You may know some of their work, but unless you’re a movie buff you might not know their name. Mark Butler picks out ten modern-day talents who deserve much greater appreciation. [The …

Film What's On February 26, 2014

Ben Wheatley making movie version of JG Ballard’s ‘High Rise’

Acclaimed filmmaker Ben Wheatley is adapting sinister JG Ballard novel High Rise for the big screen. The story revolves around a group of wealthy tenants in a luxury apartment building, who embark on a chaotic spree of primal violence and destruction. [Photo: Getty] Wheatley has won widespread praise for his work so far, including surreal …

Film What's On August 30, 2013