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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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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 Shares 100 Favorite Comedy Films to Help You Get Through Tough Times

Thank God for Edgar Wright. The “Shaun of the Dead” and “Baby Driver” director has teamed up with Letterboxd to publish a giant list of his 100 favorite comedy films. Wright stresses these 100 films are just a selection of some of the best comedies ever made and not his definitive list of the absolute […]

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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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Movies New to Netflix in December: ‘The Big Lebowski,’ ‘The Lobster,’ and More

Just in time for the holiday season, Netflix has unveiled a host of classics to keep you cozy throughout those long, cold nights. As Oscar season gears up, there are plenty of excellent films on offer in theaters, but nothing beats staying on the couch with an old classic. As the streaming giant enters the […]

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