Edgar Wright

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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(...)

Jamie Foxx and Ansel Elgort in Baby Driver

In the bravura opening sequence to Edgar Wright’s best film in over a decade, the titular Baby Driver (Ansel Elgort) transports a party of bank robber(...)

Ansel Elgort in ‘Baby Driver’

“We’ve met before. For World’s End. No. Before then. Scott Pilgrim. In Dublin. I remember the room.” We always knew that Edgar Wright was a clever clo(...)

Picture dated  October 29th, 2013, shows US author and screenwriter of The Exorcist, William Peter Blatty, in the Georgetown neighbourhood of Washington DC, USA. File photograph: Jim Lo Scalzo/EPA

Writer Stephen King has led tributes to the author of The Exorcist William Peter Blatty, who has died aged 89. The writer and filmmaker’s death was a(...)

Actor Robert Vaughn appears during a panel for  AMC TV show Hustle at the Television Critics Association 2007 winter press tour in Pasadena, California. File photograph: Phil McCarten/Reuters

US actor Robert Vaughn, star of The Man From U.N.C.L.E, has died of leukaemia at the age of 83, his manager has confirmed. Vaughn played suave spy Na(...)

Billion dollar baby: Patrick Dempsey, Renée Zellweger and Colin Firth in ‘Bridget Jones’s Baby’. The third instalment of Helen Fielding’s Bridget Jones series has taken $41.1 million at the UK box office.

Bridget Jones’s Baby, the third instalment in the big-screen adventures of Helen Fielding’s big-swigging klutz, has done so well at the UK box office (...)

He may be small, but all eyes are on Ant-Man. The final film in “Phase 2”, according to Marvel Studio-speak, arrives at a moment when The Avengers:(...)

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