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  A Brilliant, Incendiary Joan of Arc Story
New York TimesA Brilliant, Incendiary Joan of Arc Story for a Ravaged EarthNew York Times“The Book of Joan” has the same unflinching quality as earlier works by Josephine Saxton, Doris Lessing, Frank Herbert, Ursula K. Le Guin and J. G. Ballard. Yet it's also radically new, full of maniacal invention and page-turning momentum. The novel ...
Posted on 25 April 2017 | 6:51 am
  Free Fire Doesn't Live Up to Its Setup -
VultureFree Fire Doesn't Live Up to Its SetupVultureThe talented British director Ben Wheatley must believe that he has a mandate to push every premise into the red zone, playing havoc with your emotions while testing your endurance. His last film, an adaptation of J. G. Ballard's High-Rise, was so ...and more »
Posted on 21 April 2017 | 5:33 am
  JG Ballard Was Wrong (Sort of) About Climate
PopMattersJG Ballard Was Wrong (Sort of) About Climate ChangePopMattersBallard's foresight likely came from his rumination on the fate of the planet, not environmental study. cover art. The Drowned World (50th Anniversary ed.) J. G. Ballard. (Liveright) US: May 2013. Amazon. As I wrote this, from the corner of my eye, I ...
Posted on 13 January 2017 | 8:08 am
  "Close to tears, he left at the
New Statesman"Close to tears, he left at the intermission": how Stanley Kubrick upset Arthur C ClarkeNew StatesmanI also knew something that I don't think Arthur ever did: Kubrick was at some point dissatisfied with the collaboration, approaching other writers (including J G Ballard and myself) to work on the film. He knew neither Ballard nor me personally. We ...
Posted on 8 January 2017 | 12:23 am
  New Year's Honours List: 27 Celebrities Who
Huffington Post UKNew Year's Honours List: 27 Celebrities Who Turned Down Their HonoursHuffington Post UKNovelist James Graham 'J G' Ballard explained in 2003 why he rejected a CBE, which he was put forward for to recognise his services to literature. Ballard, a self-proclaimed republican said he could not accept an honour awarded by the monarch. “There's ...and more »
Posted on 31 December 2016 | 1:43 am
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  Pixar Allen flicks expected at Cannes
Pixar Allen flicks expected at Cannes
Posted on 9 April 2015 | 3:05 am
  Pixar and Allen flicks expected at Cannes
Pixar and Allen flicks expected at Cannes
Posted on 9 April 2015 | 3:05 am
  ‘Satin Island,’ by Tom McCarthy
A corporate ethnographer must figure out how humans think, act and fulfill their desires.
Posted on 2 April 2015 | 4:40 pm
  The Mad Men Cast: Where Are They Now?
Mad Men returns on April 5 for its final season, but its stars have long since hung up their polyester and put away their pomade and reentered the 21st century: Mad Men shot both halves of season seven back to back, which means production has been over for nearly a ... More »
Posted on 31 March 2015 | 6:46 am
  Tom Hiddleston’s Performance of J. G.
Audible Studios, a production arm of Audible.com, today announced the release of Tom Hiddleston’s vivid interpretation of J. G. Ballard’s unnerving dystopian novel, High-Rise. The
Posted on 26 March 2015 | 6:00 am
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  'The Martian' and Rooster Teeth part of
That streak continues with HIGH-RISE, his dizzying adaptation of J.G. Ballard's chilling view of modern life. Jeremy Saulnier follows up his Fantastic Fest smash BLUE RUIN with GREEN ROOM, a brilliantly crafted and wickedly fun horror-thriller starring ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 10:37 pm
  The Martian to Crash-Land at Fantastic Fest
High-Rise is Wheatley’s new film, which is based on the cult novel by J.G. Ballard and stars Tom Hiddleston, Luke Evans and Jeremy Irons. Miike’s new film is called Yazuka Apocalypse and tells a tale of vampire gangsters, while Rooster Teeth’s movie ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 6:58 pm
  Fall Books Preview: The Deep Sea Diver’s
We’re only weeks away from the launch of our Fall 2015 season, but why wait until September? Over the next couple of weeks, we’re giving you an exclusive look at the exciting new books about to land at Melville House—debut novels, major translations ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 4:17 pm
  New Ridley Scott flick, plus dozens more
Plus, as is always the way, there's a slate of veteran festival filmmakers coming back, with Jeremy Saulnier (Blue Ruin) directing Green Room, Ben Wheatley (Sightseers, A Field in England) behind J.G. Ballard adaptation High-Rise, Jeff Begos (Almost Human ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 10:55 am
  J.G. Ballard's 'High Rise' will screen at
Fantastic Fest has announced its second wave of programming, which includes the U.S. debut of the live action movie adaptation of J.G. Ballard's "High Rise." Director Ben Wheatley's "High Rise," based on the 1975 novel of the same name, stars Tom ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 3:58 am
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  GordanFreem: I'm #reading High-Rise by J.G.
GordanFreem: I'm #reading High-Rise by J.G. Ballard https://t.co/j2i96vUSpl
Posted on 28 June 2017 | 7:10 am
  XOSeattleSlim: Brings J.G. Ballard's
XOSeattleSlim: Brings J.G. Ballard's "High Rise" to mind... https://t.co/3pU8g8slGW
Posted on 28 June 2017 | 7:10 am
  WeAreTheMutants: J.G. Ballard's favorite
WeAreTheMutants: J.G. Ballard's favorite commercial. For real. https://t.co/0Ii^&!~S2c6
Posted on 28 June 2017 | 7:10 am
  mahatmazombie: RT @WeAreTheMutants: J.G.
mahatmazombie: RT @WeAreTheMutants: J.G. Ballard's favorite commercial. For real. https://t.co/0Ii##%!S2c6
Posted on 28 June 2017 | 7:10 am
  gjwoodauthor: RT @WeAreTheMutants: J.G.
gjwoodauthor: RT @WeAreTheMutants: J.G. Ballard's favorite commercial. For real. https://t.co/0Ii*&S2c6
Posted on 28 June 2017 | 7:10 am
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  Open Question: What biases are included in
Posted on 9 April 2017 | 8:15 pm
  Open Question: I just read "Drowned
Posted on 9 March 2016 | 5:34 pm
  Resolved Question: Political alignments.
Please give examples of this and possibly any other socialist/communist writers a young communist like myself would enjoy. P. S I've read all George Orwell's novels.
Posted on 1 July 2012 | 12:06 pm
  Resolved Question: Why was J.G. Ballard
Any biographical information I have read about him, only mentions that he enrolled to read English literature at Queen Mary, and that he then "was asked to leave" after a year, but I cannot find information on what was the reason for this...can anyone link me to more information? Thank you!
Posted on 28 May 2012 | 12:22 am
  Resolved Question: "The Subliminal
Has anyone read it? If you have could you maybe be a life saver and give me a summary?(: just enough info to get the just of it. Thank you in advance for anyone who might!
Posted on 9 February 2012 | 3:20 am

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