Edgar Wright Remembers Seeing, And Being Scarred By, The Thing For The First Time

When we look back on the iconic films from the summer of 1982, we typically discuss their artistic and commercial influence on the medium.

What we don’t do nearly enough is dig into how they shaped the next generation of filmmakers.While millions of youngsters left movies like “E.T.

The Extra-Terrestrial,” “Poltergeist,” “Blade Runner,” “Conan the Barbarian” and “Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan” dreaming bigger than ever, a select group strode out of the theater determined to realize their own big-screen dreams.

They studied how these movies were crafted, taking note of basics like camera placement, staging, and…The post Edgar Wright Remembers Seeing, and Being Scarred By, The Thing For the First Time appeared first on /Film.

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