When the first feature from director-cowriter Edgar Wright and star-cowriter Simon Pegg, Shaun of the Dead, came out in 2004, it caught everybody by surprise. Not only was this tribute to zombie movies funny, sharp, scary, and extremely well-made, it was also poignant and real - something nobody expected out of a zombie movie. The two set the bar sky… read more!
Movies Directed by Edgar Wright (in alphabetical order)
If you asked any urban hipster under 30 what movie he was going to see on August 13, 2010, he would have said Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, and you might be excused for thinking the movie was thus going to be a big hit. That it wound up bombing at the US box office tells you that most Americans… read more!
A slovenly Londoner (cowriter Simon Pegg) decides to win back his uptight girlfriend and make amends with his poor fretful mother - and darn it if it doesn't happen on the eve of the End of the World, where everybody in London is turning into flesh-eating zombies! What starts off as a silly, even one-note comedy - it takes poor… read more!
Gary King (Simon Pegg), a 40-year-old drunken mess of a man, gathers together his four best pals from high school to relive what he still considers the best night of his life: The time when the five of them, in their late teens, tried to hit 12 pubs in their hometown, got ridiculously sloshed in the process, and never quite… read more!