Edgar Wright Week: Scott Pilgrim vs. The World (2010) – Review

Edgar Wright is a man who loves film and it shows in every little thing that he does. Every short, every use of music, every piece of editing – It all stems from a deeply rooted appreciation for this beautiful art. The Cornetto Trilogy was a comedy gold, and Baby Driver is one of the best original films, but nothing stands taller for me than … Continue reading Edgar Wright Week: Scott Pilgrim vs. The World (2010) – Review

Edgar Wright Week: The World’s End (2013) – Review

by Sarah Cook It has been over a decade since the zombie rom-com Shaun of the Dead hit our screens and changed the face of British comedy from sickly sweet romantic comedies to, well, movies that actually make us laugh. When its faithful companion Hot Fuzz came out, it solidified our trust in the Wright, Frost and Pegg partnership to bring quality movies. So a … Continue reading Edgar Wright Week: The World’s End (2013) – Review

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: 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

An Ode to Tony Todd’s Candyman

Urban legends are myths, started by creatives and told huddled around campfires. They were spread at sleepovers, whispered in classrooms and eventually made it to the adult pub scene which would alert filmmakers to sit back and say, “hang on, we’ve struck gold here.” Ever since, those campfire stories have clung to our minds and horror have delectably dug into our psyches to devour our … Continue reading An Ode to Tony Todd’s Candyman

‘I’m Coming With You’ – Friendship and Fellowship in Peter Jackson’s Lord of the Rings Trilogy

by Jordan King 2020 was a rough one wasn’t it? Globally, the COVID-19 Pandemic ravaged societies, bringing communities to their knees, businesses to the brink, economies into recessions, and most heartachingly rivening families and friends in their times of most desperate need. Personally, this writer has felt the rippling effects of the pandemic brutally. I lost a child and couldn’t be there to hold my … Continue reading ‘I’m Coming With You’ – Friendship and Fellowship in Peter Jackson’s Lord of the Rings Trilogy