Posts tagged with "High-Rise"
Release: 18 March 2016
Director: Ben Wheatley
Starring: Tom Hiddleston, Sienna Miller, Luke Evans, Jeremy Irons.
A near decadent, overwhelming spiral into dystopian anarchy, Ben Wheatley’s adaptation of JG Ballard’s novel High-Rise is beautiful, superbly acted, and an utterly disjointed mess.
The film opens with Dr Robert Laing, played by Tom Hiddleston, moving into the newly built high-rise...
Here’s the new poster for High-Rise, the Tom Hiddleston-starring SF satire based on the celebrated book by JG Ballard. It’s set in a futuristic tower block designed to offer a complete society so that it’s occupants never need set foot outside the building. Of course, then they start to subdivide into their own classes and subgroups. High-Rise is directed by Ben Wheatley (Kill List, Doctor Who “Deep Breath”, “Into The Dalek”) and...
Tom Hiddleston takes you on a tour of the architectural wonder at the heart of High-Rise, in this faux promotional video that serves as the trailer for the new film from director Ben Wheatley (Kill List, Doctor Who “Deep Breath”). It’s based on the darkly satirical 1975 novel by JG Ballard about a state-of-the-art skyscraper which isolates its inhabitants from the outside world, and, as a result, they start to form their own micro-society. The...