Tag: Edgar Wright

SXSW Film Festival 2017 Preview
Festivals

SXSW Film Festival 2017 Preview

The annual mid-March South by Southwest (better known as SXSW) shindig has just about everything going for it. Taking place in hip Austin, it’s perhaps best known as a musical festival, but the film portion has grown in importance as the years roll by, premiering exciting new releases from big […]

Ant-Man (2015)
Film Review

Ant-Man (2015)

It is ironic that the second phase in Marvel’s Cinematic Universe ends with an origins story.  After seeing a controversial change of director and a staggering nine years in development, Ant-Man finally is making his mark on the big-screen.  But after the departure of fan favourite Edgar Wright, who was […]

Spotlight, Top Ten

Ten Essential Discs For Christmas

Ho ho ho, it’s that time of year once again. I’m not going to beat about the bush this year with any other great gift ideas for the film fan in your life. This is a simple reminder of the must-have DVDs and/or Blurays to reward anyone who hasn’t ended […]

Film Review

The World’s End (2013)

The World’s End is the weakest film in the “Cornetto trilogy” and that’s something worth saying right here, right at the very beginning. It’s also worth following up with the fact that it’s not a BAD film, by any means. It just doesn’t quite reach the brilliance of either Shaun […]

Feature, Film Review

The World’s End (2013)

Trying to fulfil an epic pub crawl with the ringleader being a bit of idiot sounds like an normal Saturday night, perhaps destined for disaster.  However, for British film fans, this is a night on the lash everyone has been looking forward to for the past six years – and […]

News

The World’s End Poster released

Yesterday Edgar Wright, Simon Pegg and Nick Frost all tweeted the brand new poster for The World’s End.  In case you missed it, we’ve got it below… Director Edgar Wright and actors Simon Pegg and Nick Frost reunite for a third film following the successes Shaun of the Dead (2004) and […]

Film Review

The Adventures of Tintin (2011)

I was having a look at my shelf full of European comics (as opposed to my shelf full of American comics), and my suspicions were confirmed: I only have one Tintin album in my collection. And my memories of reading it are very sketchy. I probably enjoyed the art; I’ve […]

Feature, Film Review

The Adventures of Tintin (2011)

When Steven Spielberg discovered a French film review of his very own Raiders of the Lost Ark, the critic compared his blockbuster masterpiece to The Advenutures of Tintin. Since then, he became an avid fan of the comic book series by Herge, who funnily enough thought Spielberg was the only […]

DVD Review

Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World (2010)

Edgar Wright returns to the director’s chair with his first big American picture and produces another hugely entertaining modern classic that puts him at three for three. Scott Pilgrim (Michael Cera) is a twenty-something slacker dating a high schooler (Knives Chau, played by Ellen Wong) and playing in a band, […]