Edgar Wright

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Anya Taylor-Joy plays Sandie, an aspiring club singer, in Edgar Wright's Last Night in Soho

It takes a while for Edgar Wright’s Last Night in Soho – a film that bumps to Earth as often as it takes flight – to confirm how it will deviate from (...)

Matt Smith stars as Jack in Edgar Wright’s Last Night in Soho. Photograph: Parisa Taghizadeh/Focus Features

My interview with Matt Smith is – not that you care – the first I have done in person since the walls came down in the spring of 2020. “Really? For T(...)

Olivia Colman and Paul Mescal star in The Lost Daughter, directed by Maggie Gyllenhaal. Photograph: Netflix

“The smell of Venice suffused the night, lacustrine essences richly distilled. Late summer was hot here.” So begins Anthony Powell’s Temporary Kings,(...)

Shadow and Bone: Jessie Mei Li in the Netflix fantasy

Jessie Mei Li inhabits a weird stratum of celebrity. At 25 years old, her biggest screen credit was a single episode of the Channel 5 docudrama Banged(...)

Moives due to come our way in 2021...

The Covid-19 pandemic has caused a traffic jam of anticipated films for this year as dozens of films shifted from 2020 to a 2021 release Le(...)

Charlize Theron plays Megyn Kelly (left) in a study of sexual harassment at Fox News, with Nicole Kidman and Margot Robbie

What a cornucopia of delights are coming our way in 2020. We offer a few warnings. One or two of these may slide into 2021. On the upside, the odd exc(...)

Nosferatu

At any random point in the last century, somebody, somewhere has been writing an article on “a new golden age for horror”. Meanwhile, somebody else wa(...)

Zzzzz: At one of the recent instalments of a certain franchise there was much discussion and general consensus about how it was far too long and they could have done without two  superfluous subplots

The film director Edgar Wright suggested recently on Twitter that, with some exceptions, we should legislate to ensure no debut film exceeds 95 minute(...)

Paddy Considine: “I thought maybe I was one of those guys like Alex Ferguson; that I’d be better in management than I was as a player. I felt very insecure about acting, so I thought I’d be happier behind the camera.” Photograph: Dave J Hogan/Getty Images

At first glance, Journeyman looks like another one of those appositely scrappy, noble British boxing films. Actor Paddy Considine’s second outing as a(...)

‘When I was a kid walking into a newsagents, there was a naked woman on half the magazines. That’s got to come out in the wash somehow,” says Rafe Spall. Photograph:  Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images Portrait

One might reasonably imagine that, as a veteran of all three instalments of Edgar Wright’s Cornetto trilogy and the star of the incoming creep-out The(...)

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