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Edgar Wright on Shooting ‘Sparks’ and Making 1960s Britpop Scary in ‘Last Night in Soho’

No one in the film world had a Year in Music quite like Edgar Wright. Almost right on the heels of “The Sparks Brothers,” his documentary tribute to a duo celebrating its 50th anniversary of eccentric rock heroism, came “Last Night in Soho,” a bloody supernatural thriller that nearly doubled as a movie musical, thanks […]

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Colorist Asa Shoul on Creating Eras Through Tone Shifts in ‘Last Night in Soho’

With a reputation for nuanced color tones and tweaks that may evoke a suffocating Buckingham Palace in “The Crown” or a ghostly time shift in “Last Night in Soho,” Asa Shoul, senior colorist at Warner Bros. De Lane Lea in London, is increasingly tough to book.A veteran of post production on some 50 feature films, […]

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Edgar Wright Says He’s Written a ‘Baby Driver 2’ Script, Waiting for Right Time to Make It

“Baby Driver” was among the most adored films of 2017, and it went on to gross more than $226 million worldwide upon release. The film, starring Ansel Elgort as a music-loving getaway driver doing One Last Job, was successful enough to stir up sequel hopes from studio Sony — and that might not be too […]

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‘Last Night in Soho’ Co-Writer Krysty Wilson-Cairns Loves That Wild Twist, but She Knows It Hurts

[Editor’s note: The following article contains some spoilers for “Last Night in Soho.”]It was the twist that got Krysty Wilson-Cairns. For her second feature film, the Oscar-nominated “1917” screenwriter again embraced a creatively challenging collaboration to bring a vivid story to the big screen, but it all started with one clever (if divisive) idea from […]

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Last Night In Soho Ending Explained: Nostalgia Is A Killer

Edgar Wright’s “Last Night in Soho,” a shot-across-the-bow warning of the dangers of nostalgia, centers on young hopeful fashion student Eloise “Ellie” Turner (Thomasin McKenzie). Eloise is both literally and figuratively haunted by the past. In one sense, she’s a girl out of time — ill at ease in her own contemporary era and idealizing 1960s London […]

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Dune, Antlers, Last Night In Soho Had A Scary Bad Halloween At The Box Office

Halloween happened over the weekend, and given that the holiday all but didn’t happen in 2020, there was much pent-up desire to enjoy the spooky season properly this year. While that was surely rewarding in its own way for those who observe the holiday, it wasn’t great for the box office as the weekend’s new […]

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Last Night In Soho Spoiler Review: A Technically Astonishing And Often Muddy Horror Tale

Warning: major spoilers ahead for “Last Night in Soho.”We live in a time that’s positively drowning in nostalgia, this escapist obsession with an often idealized past that’s frequently inaccurate and sometimes, indeed, dangerous. When the past becomes an obsession, it’s as easy to get disconnected from our world as it is to misunderstand and romanticize […]

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‘Dune’ Holds Onto Top Spot In Sophomore Weekend As 007 Opens In China; ‘Soho’, ‘Antlers’ Fail To Scare Up Halloween Business In Debuts

Warner Bros.’ sci-fi tentpole Dune continued to spice up an otherwise bland Halloween weekend at the box office, pulling in $15.5 million in its sophomore frame and remaining the top movie in North America. Meanwhile, a pair of scary-movie debuts—Edgar Wright’s Last Night in Soho and the Guillermo del Toro-produced Antlers—failed to click with audiences […]

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Last Night in Soho review – a deliciously twisted journey back to London’s swinging past

Slasher fantasy and ghostly magic collide in Edgar Wright’s heady thriller about a fashion student who is mysteriously transported into the life of a 60s nightclub singer“It’s not what you imagine, London,” says Rita Tushingham in this deliciously twisted love letter to Britain’s cinematic pop-culture past. Director and co-writer Edgar Wright, whose CV runs from […]

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Screenwriter Krysty Wilson-Cairns Says Writing Last Night In Soho And 1917 Was A Similar Process [Exclusive]

Krysty Wilson-Cairns started out writing short films before making the jump to television as a staff writer on the final season of the Showtime series “Penny Dreadful,” which was gone too soon. Now, Wilson-Cairns is co-writing feature films with the likes of Edgar Wright and Sam Mendes. Not bad company for an up-and-coming screenwriter.Wilson-Cairns is currently making […]

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