Ben Wheatley

LWLies 69: The Free Fire Issue

By Little White Lies

We pay homage to Ben Wheatley and his wild and wonderful shoot ’em up spectacular.

Ben Wheatley reveals concept art for his next film Freakshift

By Adam Woodward

The director has dropped some bonkers early sketches by 2000 AD artist Mick McMahon.

The 25 best films of 2016

By Little White Lies

Our annual rundown of the year’s finest new releases, featuring Paterson, Love & Friendship, Rogue One and more.

Ben Wheatley set to take on Frank Miller?

By Rebecca Speare-Cole

The British genre maestro looks to follow up Free Fire with his first screen adaptation of a graphic novel.

Free Fire – first look review

By Manuela Lazic

Ben Wheatley shoots for full-on fun with this single location ensemble actioner. And he scores. Big time.

Ben Wheatley’s Free Fire gets a blistering first trailer

By Little White Lies

Brie Larson gets caught in the crossfire in this NSFW first look at the director’s period crime drama.

The 2016 BFI London Film Festival line-up has been announced

By Little White Lies

The capital’s biggest and best annual film jamberoo will be rolling into town on 5 October.

Free Fire to close the 2016 BFI London Film Festival

By Little White Lies

The writer/director’s Boston shoot ’em up will have its European premiere at the festival’s 60th edition.

Five iconic films that harness the symbolic power of high-rises

By Luke Channell

Ben Wheatley’s High-Rise isn’t the first film to use a towering structure to reflect social anxieties.

The body horror inspirations behind High-Rise

By Jonathan Bacon

Ben Wheatley’s long-time prosthetics supervisor reveals the director’s passion for practical effects.

Clint Mansell tells the story behind his favourite film scores

By Daniel Dylan Wray

From Black Swan to High-Rise, the British composer reveals how he approaches making music for the movies.

How to make a film out of personal experience

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

An aspiring filmmaker reveals how she set about channelling real-life struggles into her first script.

A Field in England

By David Jenkins

Kill List director Ben Wheatley returns with a monochrome drug chimera which won't be to all tastes.

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Sightseers

By Adam Woodward

The director of Kill List and Down Terrace returns with a camp comedy caper about pair of cagoule-sporting serial killers.

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Kill List

By Dan Brightmore

British director Ben Wheatley delivers a future classic in the form of this white-knuckle thriller.

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Down Terrace

By Anton Bitel

In his low-budget feature debut, Ben Wheatley brings a very English working-class brand of domestic banality to his evil.

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