Laurie Rose

COMPETITION: See Sightseers, Win STUFF!

You’d have to be living under a rock, or looking at a different website not to know that Sightseers is released in UK cinemas tomorrow.  Technically, given most cinemas run Thursday to Wednesday, that means it’s out now! The amazing new black comedy from acclaimed director Ben [...]

November 29, 2012 // 1 Comment

Sightseers Week On The Velvet Onion!

The first thing you’ll be noticing on your (we hope) daily visit to TVO today is our usual scrolling banners featuring the various faces of Onion Land are taking a little holiday. The reason for this is to celebrate the UK cinema release of SIGHTSEERS – which is unleashed on November [...]

November 26, 2012 // 1 Comment

Get Down To Down Terrace

Before he was scaring the bejeesus out of us with Kill List and making us giggle like loons at Sightseers, director Ben Wheatley produced a British gangster film called Down Terrace. And now we’re getting another chance to see it! Down Terrace was originally released in 2009 to critical [...]

November 24, 2012 // 0 Comments


A new 60 second trailer for Sightseers is now available, which you can see below. The film is released on November 30th in the UK, and we strongly urge every single peeler who can get to a cinema that weekend to do so.  Throughout TVO’s history, we’ve championed the work of people [...]

November 10, 2012 // 0 Comments

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