Edgar Wright Week: Shaun of the Dead (2004) – Review

Perhaps the most famous masterpiece in Edgar Wright’s repertoire, this 2004 film changed not one, not two but three genres by splicing them together in a hilarious combination. The impact on the world is legendary. Not only does it still appeal to a hoard of fans, but it has been hailed as one of the best British movies of all time, voted second on a poll … Continue reading Edgar Wright Week: Shaun of the Dead (2004) – Review

Edgar Wright Week: You Must Watched…Spaced

There are few people out there who would question my geek credentials, my knowledge of film, television and video games far exceed that of many of my compatriots, and recently, my party in Dungeons and Dragons managed to exorcise a Glabrezu in one round whilst attempting to foil the plans of a Necromancer (Geek credentials, check! Cool credentials… what were those again?) Regardless, if there … Continue reading Edgar Wright Week: You Must Watched…Spaced

Edgar Wright Week: A Fistful of Fingers (1995) – Review

Here at Movies On Weekends, we love Edgar Wright. The passionate Wright, as I mentioned before, kicked off his directorial and writing career very early producing spoof like short films such as the super hero themed Carbolic Soap and Dead Right, a cop thriller inspired short. Keeping with the spoof theme, A Fistful of Fingers comes after Wright graduated from Bournemouth Arts College. Based on … Continue reading Edgar Wright Week: A Fistful of Fingers (1995) – Review

Edgar Wright Week: Dead Right (1993) – Review

18 year olds behind the camera often produce contentious and weary products. We’re not saying that young rambunctious filmmakers can’t craft something good, but directing and script-writing often takes time, hard work, and a lengthy career before a movie resembling anything genius is made. Also, who gives an 18 year old the right to make a film better than anything you’ll ever see in cinemas? … Continue reading Edgar Wright Week: Dead Right (1993) – Review

You Must Watch…You

by Sarah Cook If there’s something strange, in your neighbourhood, who you gonna call? Not the Quinn-Goldbergs! Because they are probably behind it. That’s right, it is time to say “hello you” again to our favourite dysfunctional family  as series three of You is finally available to watch. The thrilling trashy television show revolving around stalker-murderer Joe Goldberg is the unexpected hit we’ve all somehow … Continue reading You Must Watch…You

Dashcam – BFI London Film Festival Review

by Sarah Miles Coming up with a follow-up to a movie like 2020’s Host could lead to some real fear of a difficult second album. Host, the story of a group of friends on Zoom who decide that an online séance is a great way to beat the lockdown blues, and things go about as well as you might expect from that setup, was nothing … Continue reading Dashcam – BFI London Film Festival Review