Tag: High Rise

High-rise: best J.G. Ballard movie ever?

February 9, 2016 | By | Reply More
High-rise: best J.G. Ballard movie ever?

J.G. Ballard is one of those authors whose works inevitably fall into the hard-to-translate from the printed page – given the deep layers of complexity, unease and paranoia that seep through most of his works. But here comes High-Rise, complete with faux-1970s feels, from director Ben Wheatley, with a cast including Tom Hiddleston, Jeremy Irons, Sienna […]

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High Rise (first trailer).

December 14, 2015 | By | Reply More
High Rise (first trailer).

Here’s the first trailer for the film High Rise, based on the famous 1975 novel by British cult writer J. G. Ballard. Like the book, the movie takes place in an ultra-modern, luxury high-rise building – and seems to capture the 1970s too, in some weird retro alt.future action. This was a great book, and […]

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