Director Edgar Wright will talk with Mark Cousins about his cinematic inspirations and his own work through a series of 23 film stills, each a touchstone for him.
Edgar Wright is known for his distinctive visual style, a subversive master of genre filmmaking. He made his name with the cult Channel 4 sitcom Spaced before moving into film. He made the “Cornetto trilogy” with long-time collaborators Simon Pegg and Nick Frost, comprising Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz and The World’s End. Since heading to Hollywood, Wright has directed Scott Pilgrim Vs the World and co-written The Adventures of Tintin. He scored his biggest box office hit with Baby Driver,
Covering unlikely comedy ground from the zombie apocalypse to the rise of small town occultism to an alien invasion, these films demonstrate Wright’s innate knack for finding humour in surprising places and taking risks with unique camera, editing, composition and style.