High-Rise

Listen to Clint Mansell’s ‘High-Rise’ Score Right Now
Ever since he ditched his band Pop Will Eat Itself and shacked up with Darren Aronofsky, composer Clint Mansell has been an in-demand source of grandiose, haunting film scores. His partnership with Aronofsky would prove to be the most fruitful part of his career, yielding the accompaniments for Pi, …
Life in the ‘High-Rise’ Trailer Is Very Satisfying
Last month, my home city of Washington, D.C. got a couple feet of snow and I spent three days holed up in my apartment. That brief 72-hour span alone nearly drove me to the brink of insanity, and so I suppose I get where the characters in the J.G. Ballard adaptation High-Rise are coming from. Their …
‘High-Rise’ Trailer: Tom Hiddleston Surrenders to Madness
By now you’ve heard the buzz surrounding High-Rise, the new film from director Ben Wheatley, the deranged and brilliant mind behind films like Kill List, A Field in England and Sightseers. That buzz is well-earned for Wheatley’s latest, which is based on the novel by J.G. Ballard (Driv…
Inside Fantastic Fest, the Wildest Film Festival in the World
Fantastic Fest is easily one of the best, most fun, most insane, and most booze-soaked film festivals in the world. Held every year at the Alamo Drafthouse in Austin, Texas, the festival created by Drafthouse owner Tim League is filled with genre film selections from all over the world, offering a u…
‘High-Rise’ Review: A Slick and Sleek Monument to Madness
Director Ben Wheatley and his screenwriting partner Amy Jump are known for their specific, darkly humorous sensibilities, from the horror thriller Kill List to the black and white psychedelic intensity of A Field in England, and the bleak hilarity of Sightseers. The duo return this year with High-Ri…