Edgar Wright Week: Baby Driver (2017) – Review

by Ren Zelen It’s becoming easy to recognise a film by Edgar Wright – there are trademark aspects: a sense of wit, sharp editing, and a rousing soundtrack. Baby Driver, Wright’s first-ever solo screenplay, offers a premise that is a cinematic convention, but told in a wholly energising and original way. The action-movie potential of the virtuoso driver is hardly a new concept. It’s a … Continue reading Edgar Wright Week: Baby Driver (2017) – Review

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: Hot Fuzz (2007) – Review

by Jennifer Drewett Growing up in a town on the outskirts of a major city, sometimes one could start to feel restless and morose. “Nothing ever happens in this town,” was a typical thought that ran through my head living in a town on the north western outskirts of Bristol. A part of me yearned for an escape to somewhere more exciting than a town … Continue reading Edgar Wright Week: Hot Fuzz (2007) – 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: 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