Edgar Wright day: Hot Fuzz (2007) – Review

Growing up in a town on the outskirts of a major city, sometimes one could start to feel restless and morose. “Nothing ever happens in this town,” was a typical thought that ran through my head living in a town on the north western outskirts of Bristol. A part of me yearned for an escape to somewhere more exciting than a town with a declining … Continue reading Edgar Wright day: Hot Fuzz (2007) – 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

The Weekend Binge – Spaced

There are few people out there who would question my geek credentials, my knowledge of film, television and video games far exceed that of many of my compatriots, and recently, my party in Dungeons and Dragons managed to exorcise a Glabrezu in one round whilst attempting to foil the plans of a Necromancer (Geek credentials, check! Cool credentials… what were those again?) Regardless, if there … Continue reading The Weekend Binge – Spaced

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: Scott Pilgrim vs. The World (2010) – Review

Today, we’re celebrating one of the UK’s most unique and talented directors; Edgar Wright is a man who loves film and it shows in every little thing that he does. Every short, every use of music, every piece of editing – It all stems from a deeply rooted appreciation for this beautiful art. The Cornetto Trilogy was a comedy gold, and Baby Driver looks to … Continue reading Edgar Wright Day: Scott Pilgrim vs. The World (2010) – 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