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Simon Pegg Says He’s “Circling” A Project That Would Reteam Him With Edgar Wright

While Edgar Wright and Simon Pegg have fully branched out to have amazing careers on their own, most film fans discovered them as filmmaking cohorts on features such as “Shaun of the Dead” and “Hot Fuzz.” Over the years since the release of 2013’s “The World’s End,” the two men haven’t really been able to […]

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Tales From The Box Office: How Baby Driver Became A Mid-Budget Miracle

Edgar Wright somewhat quietly asserted himself as one of this generation’s most interesting and talented filmmakers in the early 2000s with movies like “Shaun of the Dead” and “Hot Fuzz.” It’s pretty easy to argue that the man has a perfect track record, with even his “worst” movie (certainly changing dependent on the viewer) still […]

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Edgar Wright Breaks Down the 1960s Films That Inspired ‘Last Night in Soho’ — Exclusive

Edgar Wright’s psychological thriller “Last Night in Soho” has finally arrived in U.S. theaters. The film, starring Thomasin McKenzie and Anya-Taylor Joy, world premiered at the Venice Film Festival to a rave review from IndieWire, which named it an official Critic’s Pick. “The film marks a refreshing change for the director and co-writer of ‘Shaun […]

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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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