British filmmaker Ben Wheatley has made a name for himself directing stylish genre films likeKill List,A Field in England, andHigh-Rise. In the first published study of his work, Adam Nayman meticulously examines the themes and visual style of Wheatley's films, connecting them to the history of British genre cinema and placing this unique filmmaker in a larger context while arguing for his early inclusion into the canon. The book also includes a new, in-depth interview with Wheatley.
Adam Naymanis a contributing editor toCinemaScopeand author ofIt Doesn't Suck: Showgirls(ECW Press, 2014).
Adam Nayman is a contributing editor toCinemaScope, author ofIt Doesn’t Suck: Showgirls (ECW Press, 2014), and Cinema Studies instructor at the University of Toronto and Ryerson University. He lives in Toronto.