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Sightseers; The Hunt; Great Expectations; Everyday; Rise of the Guardians; Here Comes the Boom

After the suffocating horror of Kill List, director Ben Wheatley heads for the great outdoors with a jet-black comedy about the barely repressed psychosis of the great British caravan holiday. Pitched somewhere between Mike Leigh's Nuts in May and Oliver Stone's Natural Born Killers, Sightseers (2012, StudioCanal, 15) follows the increasingly violent misadventures of Tina and Chris (brilliantly played by co-writers Alice Lowe and Steve Oram) as they embark on an "erotic odyssey" into a land of tramways, pencil museums, viaducts and murder.

After consigning an obnoxious litter-dropper to the dustbin of local history, our cagoule-clad anti-heroes develop a taste for the hard stuff which no amount of picturesque National Trust landmarks can assuage. One moment they're racing fellow campers for a prime spot in the Dingly Dell (as opposed to outside the toilet block), the »

- Mark Kermode

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