HIGH RISE was one of the best films I saw at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2015. It’s also going to piss a lot of people off. The random movie goer looking for a comedy starring Tom Hiddleston are going to find themselves face to face with a nasty, plot less and protagonist free time in hell. Director Ben Wheatley (of the great KILL LIST and A FIELD IN ENGLAND) melds his handheld style perfectly with a Kubrickian fascination with symmetry that boils to a bloody truth that we’re all animals.

The trailer never paints it as anything it isn’t and throws in some groovy Tangerine dream (Risky Business?) to boot!

https://youtu.be/LYmY2tBYins

Keep your eyes peeled for it. It deserves to be watched on the big screen. It’s a film that shouldn’t exist.

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