The Style and Substance of Edgar Wright’s Movie Trailers

Director Edgar Wright has not only provided us with some of the funniest movies of the 15 years but some of the most visually inventive. Not content to just point a camera and have the actors be vaguely funny in front of it, Wright uses every frame available to him and combines it with whipsmart … Continue reading The Style and Substance of Edgar Wright’s Movie Trailers

Movie Marketing Madness: Baby Driver

Director Edgar Wright is back, bringing his unique cinematic storytelling sensibilities to this week’s new release Baby Driver. Far from his collaborations with Simon Pegg and Nick Frost, this new movie isn’t a genre satire but instead a crime thriller with musical sensibilities. The story follows Baby (Ansel Elgort), a savant behind the wheel of … Continue reading Movie Marketing Madness: Baby Driver

Making a mountain out of an ant hill

If you want a good look at the current, depressing state of film "journalism" you can't do better than the recent round of coverage of the Ant-Man movie Marvel Studios has in the works. To recap the facts: Writer/Director Edgar Wright has been working on the movie for something like six or seven years. The … Continue reading Making a mountain out of an ant hill