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Edgar Wright’s Last Night In Soho Got Its Title After A Conversation With Quentin Tarantino

Edgar Wright and Quentin Tarantino are pals, and they even worked together briefly on one film “Grindhouse” back when it was a double feature and not sold separately as Tarantino’s “Death Proof” and Robert Rodriguez’s “Planet Terror.” Wright directed “Don’t,” one of the funny fake trailers between the two movies. Tarantino also lent DVD commentary to […]

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‘Last Night in Soho’ Review: Edgar Wright’s Delirious Horror Movie Is a Mod Delight

Edgar Wright’s long-awaited new film has plenty of what you might call The Wright Stuff. That is, it mixes comedy with more nerve-racking genres, it bursts with his love of pop culture, it explores his mixed feelings about the lure and the risk of nostalgia, and it includes several of his other favorite subjects, including […]

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Last Night In Soho Review: Edgar Wright Evolves, If Not Improves, His Familiar Form [Venice 2021]

Take the anti-nostalgic magical realism of “Midnight in Paris,” fuse it with the feminine psychodrama of Ingmar Bergman’s “Persona,” then dip it in a giallo horror color palette. The result would be something like Edgar Wright’s new action thriller “Last Night in Soho.”The British filmmaker tends to riff on the conventions of a single genre […]

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‘Raiders of the Lost Ark’s’ Paul Freeman Reflects on Working With Steven Spielberg

Playing René Belloq in “Raiders of the Lost Ark” is something English actor Paul Freeman has always taken pride in. “The fact that it just keeps giving is wonderful,” he says.Portraying the rival archaeologist in Steven Spielberg’s Oscar-nominated film has made him a staple in the Indiana Jones canon, but it isn’t just Belloq that […]

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Edgar Wright’s ‘Last Night in Soho’ Debuts First Footage Before Full Trailer Arrives on Tuesday

Edgar Wright has delivered incredible blends of comedy, action, horror and sci-fi with movies like Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz, and The World’s End. But the filmmaker is about to give us something extremely different with his latest effort. Last Night in Soho is a straight-up psychological horror-thriller starring Anya Taylor-Joy (The Queen’s Gambit) […]

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Edgar Wright Lists His 100 Favorite Comedies, Including ‘Popstar’, ‘Some Like It Hot’ and More

Edgar Wright isn’t just the director of comedy treasures like Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz and The World’s End. He’s also an educated cinephile and comedy connoisseur with a deep knowledge of the biggest and best laughs ranging from classics in Hollywood’s Golden Age to contemporary hits. Since many of you are probably looking […]

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Edgar Wright Reveals His Next Project, a Psychological Horror Film Inspired by ‘Don’t Look Now’

A year and a half after “Baby Driver” raced into theaters, Edgar Wright has shared a few salient details about his next project. The “Shaun of the Dead,” “Hot Fuzz,” and “Scott Pilgrim vs. the World” director tells Empire that he’s working on a psychological horror film set in London that will star a female […]

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