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By any reasonable expectation, “High-Rise” was poised to be Ben Wheatley’s crossover hit, the movie that would bring him mainstream attention after capturing the hearts of genre fans with “Kill List.” Certainly, Wheatley was in no hurry to curry favor with a wider audience, crafting movies like the pitch black comedy “Sightseers” and the wildly experimental “A Field In England” in the interim. Continue reading Ben Wheatley’s ’Free Fire’ Is A Wickedly Enjoyable Shoot-Em-Up [Review] at The Playlist.

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Is POV the new Found Footage? If the crowd tonight at Hardcore Henry‘s U.S. premiere at SXSW is any indication, I’m betting the answer is “yes”. I can’t quite tell if Hardcore Henry is a good movie, but it’s a blast, and definitely something new that I’m betting spawns a host of imitators. Shot entirely from first person perspective, Russian writer-director Ilya Naishuller has pulled off something that shouldn’t have worked at all: it is, quite literally, a video game…