Ansel Elgort

Ansel Elgort talks 'Jonathan,' blockbusters vs indies and feeling integral rather than just another piece of the puzzle

Jonathan was a complicated movie for Ansel Elgort. Not only does he play twin brothers Jonathan and Jon, but they’re complete opposites who live separate lives inside the same body.  Basically, one goes out in the day and then the other goes out at night. Then, at the end of their...

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 2:57am

Please don't make a sequel to 'Baby Driver' (which is a great film)

Believe us when we say we’re stoked “Baby Driver” made a mint this weekend. And believe us, too, when we claim we mean zero offense when we say that we hope there isn’t a “Baby Driver” sequel. Now, now, we love “Baby Driver.” And we love this...

Wednesday, July 5, 2017 - 12:47pm

What's your favorite song cue in 'Baby Driver'?

To make a great film soundtrack requires more than good taste. Anyone can make a killer playlist. What you need to do is use the songs right. And Edgar Wright — like Wes Anderson, Quentin Tarantino and Sofia Coppola, among others — is someone who makes great soundtracks. When we...

Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 10:56am

'Baby Driver' and 10 other movies with killer speed freaks

In Edgar Wright’s “Baby Driver,” Ansel Elgort sure knows how to drive a car. He plays Baby, a getaway driver, a veteran despite being in his early 20s. Baby’s shtick is something else: He likes to listen to music as he speeds away from the pigs: The Damned, Jon Spencer Blues...

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 10:55am

Every spoiler for 'Baby Driver'

“Baby Driver” doesn’t belong to a franchise. It’s probably not even starting one. There will almost certainly never be a sequel. What it is is the latest from Edgar Wright, and though the maker of “Shaun of the Dead,” “Hot Fuzz” and “The World...

Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 7:33pm

Edgar Wright on why he cast Jon Hamm as a cokehead in 'Baby Driver'

Edgar Wright is speaking from inside a car while we talk “Baby Driver.” He’s not driving, of course. That wouldn’t be safe. Even if he was, he’d be nothing like the hero of his latest movie: an action film about a young getaway driver named Baby (Ansel Elgort) trying...

Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 5:11pm

5 ways 'Baby Driver' is the best big movie of the summer

‘Baby Driver’ Director: Edgar Wright Stars: Ansel Elgort, Lily James Rating: R 4 (out of 5) Globes When directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller left the Han Solo spinoff movie, it couldn’t help but sound a bit like what went down with Edgar Wright and “Ant-Man....

Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 4:00pm