Tag Archives: Edgar Wright

50 Years On: 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

There are films every cinephile should see on the big screen. 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY is near the top of that list. Last weekend I finally managed to tick this moviegoing experience off and thought it would be a great … Continue reading

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Looking Back and Looking Forward: 2017, Part 2

Before we press on with Part 2 of my Review of 2017 (Part 1 here), just a few honourable mentions that didn’t quite make the Top 10, but are worthy of recognition for one reason or another. It’s been a … Continue reading

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Review: Baby Driver (2017)

BABY DRIVER isn’t just Edgar Wright’s long-awaited return to work after being stung by a big studio. Wright’s first American film also represents his coming of age as a filmmaker. Maturity on film isn’t just about going darker or toning … Continue reading

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Review: Ant-Man (2015)

I’d have never guessed that the Marvel movie of 2015 I preferred was the apparent gamble that is ANT-MAN rather than the seemingly sure thing that was AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON. It just goes to show how bang-on Yoda was … Continue reading

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A Few Passing Thoughts More…

Another really busy week of movie news that I thought I’d comment briefly on. Annoyingly, AMERICAN HUSTLE is still being showered with critical praise (just give Jennifer Lawrence an award and leave it at that!). More inspiringly, GRAVITY is keeping pace with … Continue reading

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The Obligatory End of the Year Top 10 (2013)

2013 has been a bit of a downbeat year for the film world, as we’ve lost a depressing number of talented individuals before their time – Roger Ebert, Richard Griffiths, James Gandolfini, Karen Black, Paul Walker. Peter O’Toole and Ray Harryhausen passed … Continue reading

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Ooo, you big tease, Ultron!

Well the teaser trailer for THE AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON that many saw at Comic Con this year has finally landed in shiny HD online. Obviously, it’s just a teaser, and nothing (as far as we know) has actually been … Continue reading

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The World’s End and the Flavour of Disappointment

It’s with a heavy heart I write this. I watched Edgar Wright’s concluding chapter in the “Cornetto Trilogy” of revisionist comedy genre films THE WORLD’S END yesterday afternoon, and I’m sorry to report that mint is the least successful filmic frozen ice cream flavour. … Continue reading

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