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Edgar Wright texted James Gunn about each other's movie playlists

You know, I liked, but didn't love BABY DRIVER. Don't get me wrong, I enjoyed the car chases, and some performances were fun, but the love story (that the film's plot hinged on) was wafer thin, and the script was just a cliche crime caper with a single coat of Wright-style paint over it. Not a bad film, but not the best of the year either. However, one of the main...
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Guillermo del Toro on Hellboy reboot and his love of Baby Driver

Guillermo del Toro kept the flame for a third HELLBOY alive for many years, even organizing a sit-down between Ron Perlman and HELLBOY creator Mike Mignola in a last-ditch effort to see what could be done to revive the franchise. Unfortunately, Guillermo del Toro 's dream of HELLBOY 3 died that day and it was later announced that the franchise would be rebooted. While speaking...
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Edgar Wright talks about creating a sequel to Baby Driver

Edgar Wright 's fuel-injected, musical crime thriller, BABY DRIVER, is currently doing donuts around the box office, with the pulse-pounding action thriller giving the stylish director his biggest opening in theaters yet. As you can gather from our own Chris Bumbray 's review  (as well as Eric Walkuski 's take ) we enjoyed the hell out of it! ...
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What did you think of...Baby Driver?

Director Edgar Wright has been wowing us with his flashy, cool and whipsmart films since SHAUN OF THE DEAD, showing us a world of strong (yet oftentimes goofy), weird and funny characters that light up the screen with charisma, character and outright fun. His follow-ups to SHAUN, from HOT FUZZ to SCOTT PILGRIM VS. THE WORLD to THE WORLD'S END have proven to be an absolute joyride...
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Top 10 Coolest Big Screen Criminals

Edgar Wright's BABY DRIVER is now playing in theaters and introducing a new crew of thieves, getaway drivers, and gangsters who join the annals of Hollywood history. Wright's trademark dialogue and unique visual style will surely make the characters of BABY DRIVER part of the enduring legacy of film's coolest criminals. With that in mind, here is our ranking of the top ten coolest criminals in...
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Review: Baby Driver (Eric W's Take)

Read Chris Bumbray's take right here PLOT: A top-notch getaway driver falls in love with a waitress he meets at a diner. Before he can commit himself fully to her, he must pull off a unique heist, alongside some very bad people, at the behest of a powerful crime boss. REVIEW: Edgar Wright 's BABY DRIVER is a happy collision of old-school storytelling and hyper-modern...
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Edgar Wright has never seen Ant-Man and likely never will

We all know the tale of Edgar Wright 's involvement with ANT-MAN; after spending eight years developing the film, Wright wound up departing due to " creative differences, " or, as the director recently put it, " I wanted to make a Marvel movie but I don’t think they really wanted to make an Edgar Wright movie. " That's a large chunk of time to...
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We Talk Baby Driver, Cars and Music with Edgar Wright, Lily James and more!

For many, including myself, when Edgar Wright releases a new film it is cause for celebration. And yes, the hype is real regarding his latest feature. BABY DRIVER is exactly what I was hoping for, a fast paced flick with humor and a ton of incredible car sequences. This is part action movie, part crime thriller and yes, kind of a musical. Not in the traditional sense mind you,...
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Why It Works: Shaun Of The Dead

Why It Works is an ongoing column which breaks down some of the most acclaimed films in history and explores what makes them so iconic, groundbreaking, and memorable. ****SPOILERS AHEAD**** BABY DRIVER hits theaters next week, giving us the long anticipated fifth film from writer/director Edgar Wright . While Brits will know Wright as the director of the Channel 4...
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Edgar Wright opens up about leaving Ant-Man

With all the news surrounding the replacement of directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller fans are experiencing a severe case of déjà vu – primarily reflecting on the time Edgar Wright and Marvel split over “creative differences” on ANT-MAN. The director doesn’t talk about the matter much, but in promoting his new movie (BABY DRIVER) Wright...
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Review: Baby Driver

PLOT: A young getaway driver’s ( Ansel Elgort ) plan to extricate himself from the control of a criminal mastermind ( Kevin Spacey ) goes awry when sent on one last brutal job. REVIEW: In a movie like BABY DRIVER, style is everything. Edgar Wright ’s first real stab at a crime flick (does HOT FUZZ count?) doesn’t break any new ground narratively -...
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Face-Off: Shaun of the Dead vs. Hot Fuzz

I see you're back for more, indulgers of the obscene. I can only imagine so, as last week was a much more easily won victory by THE MUMMY over it's inferior little brother, THE MUMMY RETURNS than many believed. But this week we have a more contentious battle on our hands. Oh yes...the kind of battle where big words must be used. This time around you will have to hold back your gasps as much...
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