Edgar Wright

Simon Pegg reveals he constantly talks to Edgar Wright about their next film

Simon Pegg and Edgar Wright’s collaborations on Spaced, Shaun Of The Dead, Hot Fuzz and The World’s End turned them into one of the most popular pairings in modern pop culture.    These successes also brought them to the attention of Hollywood studios. Pegg has been involved...

Friday, March 30, 2018 - 11:25am

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

'Baby Driver' is proof that Hollywood should make more original movies

“Despicable Me 3” scored the number one slot this weekend, but that’s not the big success story of this July 4 weekend. It’s “Baby Driver.” From Friday through Sunday, it only grossed $21 million (plus another nine since its opening last Wednesday, putting it at...

Wednesday, July 5, 2017 - 11:29am

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

Seeing 'Ant-Man' would be like ‘watching an ex-girlfriend have sex’ for Edgar Wright

"Baby Driver" has once again showcased the astonishing skill set of director Edgar Wright, as critics have been falling over themselves to praise the comedy-action heist thriller, which is well on course to be one of the best films of the year. But things could have gone so differently....

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 12:41pm

'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