Ben Wheatley

Sightseers Sighted

With Sightseers currently wowing the crowds at film festivals worldwide, ahead of its UK release on November 30th, we at The Velvet Onion are amongst the lucky few who have seen the film. Earlier this month, we attended a sneak peek at Ben Wheatley‘s third feature, written by and [...]

August 22, 2012 // 5 Comments

Sightseers Touristen

Film fans in Germany and Canada will have a chance to see The Sightseers ahead of its general release in the next few weeks. On Tuesday, August 21st, Alice Lowe and Steve Oram will be guests of honour for the film’s German première at Fantasy Filmfest, Berlin.  The following day, the [...]

August 19, 2012 // 3 Comments

Sightseers Wows The Crowds

Sightseers, Ben Wheatleys’ dark comedy written by and starring Steve Oram and Alice Lowe, has been impressing the critics in Cannes this week. Reviews of the film, which also features Richard Glover, have been springing up everywhere, offering up a consistently positive perspective. [...]

May 25, 2012 // 0 Comments

See Some Sightseers!

At TVO Towers we’ve been getting very excited about the impending release of Sightseers, Ben Wheatley’s follow up to Kill List. One of the reasons for our giddy excitement is that the film is written by its two stars – the splendid Alice Lowe and Steve Oram (playing the parts of [...]

May 13, 2012 // 3 Comments

The Booshdom Empire

Last night Empire Magazine welcomed stars of all shapes, sizes & species onto their red carpet for the 2012 Empire Awards! As with most award ceremonies, we’re always able to pick out the odd Booshdom mentions and last night was no exception. Kill List (which contains the appearance of [...]

March 26, 2012 // 0 Comments

Kill List On Disc!

Ben Wheatley’s thriller Kill List, starring Michael Smiley, is released on dvd and blu-ray today. We first told you about the film just ahead of it’s theatrical release in the late Summer, after a string of rave reviews from just about every major publication that bothers to review [...]

December 26, 2011 // 0 Comments

Seeing The Sightseers

The Sightseers will be previewed exclusively on Film 2011 tonight. The film, directed by Kill List head honcho Ben Wheatley is written by and stars Alice Lowe and Steve Oram, and tells the blackly comic story of a nerdy caravanning couple driven to madness in the Yorkshire dales. The project [...]

November 9, 2011 // 0 Comments

Big Up The BIFA Nominations!

The nominations for the 14th annual British Independent Film Awards have been announced, and  several TVO-connected productions and artists have been included! First up is Submarine, Richard Ayoade‘s critically-acclaimed coming-of-age movie, which has garnered nominations for Ayoade in the [...]

October 31, 2011 // 0 Comments

Sightseers Enters Production

Filming commenced this week on The Sightseers – the long awaited film project from Alice Lowe and Steve Oram. Directed by critically acclaimed director Ben Wheatley (Kill List), the film sees the duo portraying sheltered holiday-makers Chris & Tina, travelling the English countryside in [...]

October 5, 2011 // 1 Comment

Kill List

This Friday sees the UK theatrical release of the critically acclaimed British horror film Kill List, which features a number of TVO faces. Directed by Ben Wheatley [The Wrong Door, Time Trumpet and the forthcoming Lowe/Oram collaboration The Sightseers], the film features former Wrong [...]

August 30, 2011 // 4 Comments

Wrong Door, Right Disc

2008 BBC3 sketch show The Wrong Door looks set for a DVD release. The series, which featured a heavy use of CGI in most of its sketches, relied on a revolving door of performers, including the wonderful Matt Berry, Spaced star Michael Smiley, The Thick of It’s Alex MacQueen and Alan [...]

March 22, 2010 // 2 Comments