Movie Review: HIGH RISE

High RiseI haven’t read much J G Ballard in the last twenty-odd years, but as a teen and then young man, I gobbled up his more famous novels with gusto.  Crash (1973), Concrete Island (1974), and High Rise (1975),  remain three of my favourite novels.   Like many genre-enthusiasts, I have a strong interest in dystopian and post-apocalyptic literature, and reading High Rise when I was twelve or thirteen is certainly one of the fundamental building blocks of who I am today. Continue reading “Movie Review: HIGH RISE”