SIGHTSEERS Review

     May 10, 2013

[This is a re-post of my review from the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival.  Sightseers opens today in limited release.] With his third film, Sightseers, director Ben Wheatley has clearly defined his wheelhouse. He makes surreal, darkly comic, horrifically violent …

10 Indie Films to Check Out This Summer

     May 3, 2013

Blockbusters dominate the summer movie season, and some will definitely be worth your time.  You’ll pre-order your ticket, get together with friends for the earliest possible screening, and probably have a grand time.  But there are some smaller films this …

TIFF 2012: SIGHTSEERS Review

     September 8, 2012

With his third film, Sightseers, director Ben Wheatley has clearly defined his wheelhouse.  He makes surreal, darkly comic, horrifically violent tales about ugly people doing terrible things.  The humor slightly faded in his last film, the twisted thriller Kill List, …