Edgar Wright

Edgar Wright

Date of Birth: 18 Apr 1974

Country: UK

Biography: Edgar Howard Wright (born 18 April 1974) is an English film and television director and writer. He is most famous for his work with Simon Pegg and Nick Frost on the films Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz, the TV series Spaced, and for directing the film Scott Pilgrim vs. the World. He is also the co-writer of the upcoming Steven Spielberg film The Adventures of Tintin: Secret of the Unicorn... (Wikpedia)

Total Credits at Criticker: 5 (Actor), 13 (Director), 12 (Writer)

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    The Sparks Brothers
    Growing up in the '60s, Los Angeles brothers Ron and Russell got by on a heavy diet of popcorn matinees and pop music until the spotlight of school talent shows illuminated their way on a musical journey as the Sparks and spawned 25 studio albums. Edgar Wright's vision brings five decades of invention to life through animations and interviews, digging deeply into the band's rich, career-spanning archival.
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    Last Night in Soho
    A young girl, passionate about fashion design, is mysteriously able to enter the 1960s where she encounters her idol, a dazzling wannabe singer. But 1960s London is not what it seems, and time seems to fall apart with shady consequences.
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    Baby Driver
    After being coerced into working for a crime boss, a young getaway driver finds himself taking part in a heist doomed to fail. (imdb)
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    The World\
    Five friends who reunite in an attempt to top their epic pub crawl from 20 years earlier unwittingly become humankind's only hope for survival. (imdb)
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    Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
    Scott Pilgrim must defeat his new girlfriend's seven evil exes in order to win her heart.
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    Hot Fuzz
    In this action-packed comedy from the makers of "Shaun of the Dead," Nicholas Angel (Pegg) is the finest police officer London has to offer, with an arrest record 400% higher than any other officer on the force. He's so good, he makes everyone else look bad. As a result, Angel's superiors send him to a place where his talents won't be quite so embarrassing -- the sleepy and seemingly crime-free village of Sandford. A small village is about to get some big city justice. (Rogue Pictures)
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    Grindhouse
    A double-bill of thrillers that recall both filmmakers' favorite exploitation films. "Grindhouse" (a downtown movie theater in disrepair since its glory days as a movie palace known for "grinding out" non-stop double-bill programs of B-movies) is presented as one full-length feature comprised of two individual films helmed separately by each director. (imdb)
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    Don\
    Don't (2007) - Short Film
    Parody of the British horrors movie trailers (imdb)
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    Shaun of the Dead
    This romantic zombie comedy follows the bloody funny adventures of underachiever Shaun and his best mate Ed as they cope with a zombie invasion of North London and attempt to rescue Shaun's girlfriend Liz and his Mum. It's going to be one hell of a weekend.
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    Straight 8: Forced Hilarity
    Ed Sayers and Ben Gregor came up with a novel idea for making films and engaging the film community. They bought a load of old super 8 film cartridges and sent them up to various filmmakers. The challenge to each was to make a 3-minute film without any edits or post-production and not to see that film until it is shown in front of a live audience and on television. (imdb)
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    Spaced
    Spaced (1999) - TV Series
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    A Fistful of Fingers
    The greatest western ever made...in Somerset
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    Dead Right
    Dead Right (1993) - Short Film
    A cop and a serial killer face off.
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    The Brain
    The Brain (2002) - Season 1, Episode 8
    Look Around You - Season 1, Episode 8
    What is the brain? If you don't know that, you've forgotten how to think. (imdb)
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