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Ben Wheatley

The director of Kill List and Sightseers weighs in on the TV vs. Film debate, as well as unexpected inspirations and Twitter

May 10, 2013

British director Ben Wheatley has made a name for himself on the festival circuit with Down Terrace and Kill List, films that explore murder, cults, and a bit more murder. In his newest, Sightseers, the director branches into more comedic territory while maintaining his signature flair for the sick and twisted. On a road trip through the English countryside, young couple Chris (Steve Oram) and Tina (Alice Lowe) let loose by taking out their aggression on everyone and everything that betrays one of their pet peeves. The result is a hilarious black comedy that only Ben Wheatley could deliver. More