Ben Wheatley

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Maxine Peake and Freddie Fox in Fanny Lye Deliver’d

It’s 1657 and rural Shropshire in post-civil war England is a crazy place to be. One mightn’t know as much watching the opening sequence of Fanny Lye (...)

Charlize Theron plays Megyn Kelly (left) in a study of sexual harassment at Fox News, with Nicole Kidman and Margot Robbie

What a cornucopia of delights are coming our way in 2020. We offer a few warnings. One or two of these may slide into 2021. On the upside, the odd exc(...)

Designer Suzie McAdam has taken the Irish interiors world by storm since bursting on the scene in 2010, with the unique blend of whimsy and cool that (...)

‘When I was a kid walking into a newsagents, there was a naked woman on half the magazines. That’s got to come out in the wash somehow,” says Rafe Spall. Photograph:  Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images Portrait

One might reasonably imagine that, as a veteran of all three instalments of Edgar Wright’s Cornetto trilogy and the star of the incoming creep-out The(...)

One of the most welcome developments in contemporary genre cinema has been the creeping revival of the folk horror, with Ben Wheatley’s Kill List and (...)

Julian Barratt on his role in Mindhorn: “He’s a vain, pompous chap. But you can’t dwell on that too much, because it’s not funny”

Having leafed through Julian Barratt’s various encounters with ladies and gentlemen of the press, I’m half-expecting the comedian, musician and actor (...)

Seventies flair: Brie Larson and Cillian Murphy in Free Fire

The latest from Ben Wheatley – prolific creator of such grim wonders as Kill List and A Field in England – can reasonably be referred to as an experim(...)

Alice Lowe in Prevenge: “There will be posters of me on buses soon.  People will be saying: there’s the killer lady”

Alice Lowe is in Cardiff with a hitherto unseen star of her directorial debut Prevenge. Her newborn baby gurgles happily throughout our interview. No(...)

John Butler’s Handsome Devil (above) will close the 2017 Audi Dublin International Film Festival

Details of the programme for the 2017 Audi Dublin International Film Festival (ADiff) have been announced. This year’s event, which runs from February(...)

Seána Kerslake is incandescent in A Date For Mad Mary

If you craved a sense of occasion on Saturday then the Galway Film Fleadh was the place to be. The organisers of the 28th event pulled off a coup by (...)

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