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Last Night In Soho Reveals The Thrilling Next Era Of Edgar Wright [Fantastic Fest]

The most exciting thing about “Last Night in Soho” is that it feels unlike any other Edgar Wright film, while being, unmistakably, an Edgar Wright film. This is undeniably the filmmaker who made “Shaun of the Dead” and “Scott Pilgrim vs the World,” but his work on this new London-set, time-jumping horror movie is far […]

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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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‘We have a hostility to being boring’: Sparks, still flying in their 70s

Their Adam Driver musical sent Cannes into raptures and Edgar Wright has made an all-star documentary about them. The Mael brothers explain why they’ll always be hopelessly in love with popIn 1974, John Lennon was startled as he was watching Top of the Pops. He rang Ringo Starr. “You won’t believe what’s on television,” he […]

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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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‘Attack The Block 2’: John Boyega Officially Returning For Alien Invasion Comedy Sequel; Joe Cornish Set To Write & Direct

John Boyega first made waves when he led the Joe Cornish-directed mature science-fiction comedy film “Attack The Block,” an alien invasion comedy similar to Edgar Wright‘s zombie flick “Shaun of The Dead.” The comparison isn’t shocking since Wright was a producer on the film and a longtime friend of Cornish; the pair had co-written Marvel’s […]

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Stream of the Day: As ‘Scott Pilgrim’ Turns 10, the Time Is Ripe to Reconsider Edgar Wright

Edgar Wright’s movies go down easy, but the aftertaste always stings, and it’s often misinterpreted. The British director has made only four features since “Shaun of the Dead” became a sensation in 2004, and each one unfolds with a delirious sense of comic timing, rapid-fire dialogue, and staccato editing that wraps each ludicrous twist in […]

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Edgar Wright’s ‘Shaun of the Dead’ Extras Went Full Zombie and Bit Him: ‘They’d Gone Feral’

“Shaun of the Dead” isn’t Edgar Wright’s feature directorial debut (that would be 1995’s “A Fistful of Fingers”), but it is the film that put the English writer-director on the map as one of the most original voices working in cinema. The horror comedy starring Simon Pegg and Nick Frost presented Wright with the challenge […]

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