In the Earth Review Ben Wheatley s Pandemic-Psychedelic Horrorshow – Rolling Stone

‘In the planet earth’: Ben Wheatley’s Pandemic-Psychedelic Horrorshow

Since Down Terrace, this year’s 2009 mixture of Sopranos-design gangster saga and kitchen-sink drama that continues to be among the strongest debut movies in ten years, the British director offers fashioned himself as a purveyor of oddball genre mash-ups, combining components that go jointly like peanut butter and peyote. Imagine if a hitman thriller got a detour into Wicker Man territory? (2011’s Kill Checklist.) Imagine if a daffy, misfits-in-love rom-com doubled as a portrait of serial killers? (2012’s Sightseers.) Imagine if an account of 17th hundred years warfare and Uk derring-do was furthermore a drug-trip flick? (2013’s A Industry in England, as close up as he’s arrived at fashioning a masterpiece.)

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