Get Out – Review

By Ren Zelen   In Get Out, writer-director Jordan Peele creates a truly nightmarish version of Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner? infusing it with social commentary, satire and nail-biting scares in a fresh, smart, and truly suspenseful debut feature. It’s his first notable creative foray outside comedy since Key and Peele folded in 2015. The story concerns Chris (Daniel Kaluuya), who is invited by his girlfriend of five … Continue reading Get Out – Review

Personal Shopper – Review

Whenever a star takes on the responsibility of being in a franchise, they must accept that it will follow them wherever they go. For Daniel Radcliffe, he played a literal penis stirring corpse in 2016’s greatest venture Swiss Army Man and yet everyone will see him bespectacled wizard of the Harry Potter series. Robert Downey Jr has had a lengthy career but his performances in … Continue reading Personal Shopper – Review

The Beguiled – Review

Sofia Coppola has been a profoundly talented director since the 90s. From The Virgin Suicides to Lost in Translation, she has crafted a history of timeless movies with depth and emotion. Whilst critically analysing the state of humanity, her works equally tackle repression, secrecy, and loneliness. Her work has been studied for years, crafting a fanbase that relentlessly treat her like a cinema rock star. … Continue reading The Beguiled – Review

Edgar Wright Day: Shaun of the Dead (2004) – Review

Perhaps the most famous masterpiece in Edgar Wright’s repertoire, this 2004 film changed not one, not two but three genres by splicing them together in a hilarious combination. The impact on the world is legendary. Not only does it still appeal to a hoard of fans, but it has been hailed as one of the best British movies of all time, voted second on a poll … Continue reading Edgar Wright Day: Shaun of the Dead (2004) – Review

Edgar Wright Day: A Fistful of Fingers (1995) – Review

Here at We Make Movies On Weekends, we love Edgar Wright. The passionate Wright, as I mentioned before, kicked off his directorial and writing career very early producing spoof like short films such as the super hero themed Carbolic Soap and Dead Right, a cop thriller inspired short. Keeping with the spoof theme, A Fistful of Fingers comes after Wright graduated from Bournemouth Arts College. Based … Continue reading Edgar Wright Day: A Fistful of Fingers (1995) – Review

Edgar Wright Day: The World’s End (2013) – Review

It has been over a decade since the zombie rom-com Shaun of the Dead hit our screens and changed the face of British comedy from sickly sweet romantic comedies to, well, movies that actually make us laugh. When its faithful companion Hot Fuzz came out, it solidified our trust in the Wright, Frost and Pegg partnership to bring quality movies. So a whole six years … Continue reading Edgar Wright Day: The World’s End (2013) – Review