Last Night in Soho – BFI London Film Festival Review

by Robbie JonesAs one of Britain’s most indisputably popular filmmakers, Edgar Wright has reached a point in his career where his work has become an event. Fans and critics have come to anticipate Wright’s signature style with each new release and, whether or not the film is good, revel in the pleasure of having experienced yet another journey into his cinematic landscape. Wright has made … Continue reading Last Night in Soho – BFI London Film Festival Review

The Sparks Brothers – Sundance 2021 Review

by Jordan King Edgar Wright’s latest film and first documentary feature, The Sparks Brothers, sets out with a simple goal – Wright wants to make the case for the Brothers Mael, Ron and Russell, being two of the all-time great musical artists. Over the course of 140 minutes that flies by in a blur of testimonies, tributes, album breakdowns, lyrical interrogations, animated segments and stop-motion … Continue reading The Sparks Brothers – Sundance 2021 Review

Scott Pilgrim vs. The World – 10 Years On

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 Scott Pilgrim vs. The World – 10 Years On

Happy 20th Anniversary – 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 Happy 20th Anniversary – Spaced

Baby Driver – 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 Baby Driver – Review

Edgar Wright day: Hot Fuzz (2007) – Review

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 with a declining … Continue reading Edgar Wright day: Hot Fuzz (2007) – Review