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    Interview: Edgar Wright Talks 'The World's End,' Completing The Cornetto Trilogy, 'Ant-Man' & Much More

    All good things must come to an end, and this weekend, the "Three Flavors Cornetto Trilogy" finally melts with the debut of apocalyptic robo-comedy "The World's End." Beginning with 2004's romantic zombie comedy "Shaun of the Dead" and continuing with 2007's buddy comedy send-up "Hot Fuzz," the loos...

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    Edgar Wright On Wrapping Up His Comedic Trilogy With 'The World's End' and the Latest On Marvel's 'Ant-Man'

    Finishing a trilogy is never easy. Once your first film is successful, expectations rise exponentially with each following entry. When your first two films are the massive cult hits "Shaun of the Dead" and "Hot Fuzz," hopes for the final film are as high as for any mainstream blockbuster. Edgar Wrig...

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    Edgar Wright Primes for the 'The World's End' with Cult Film Series at the New Beverly Cinema

    Anticipating his new sci-fi film "The World's End," Edgar Wright has curated a series of cult movies screening at LA's New Beverly Cinema through August. From Martin Scorsese's "After Hours" to Linklater's "Dazed and Confused" and Philip Kaufman's "Invasion of the Body Snatchers," these are the film...

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    No Loki For 'Avengers 2,' Joss Whedon Teases More Details, While Edgar Wright Says Ultron Was Never Part Of 'Ant-Man'

    You know you're dealing with the obsessive, knotty world of comic book movies when merely announcing the title of a movie can send a legion of dedicated super-fans into a speculative frenzy. This was the case when Marvel unveiled the subtitle for their highly anticipated sequel to last year's "The A...

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    WATCH: Edgar Wright's 1995 Feature Debut 'Fistful of Fingers,' Interview on His Career, Plus 'Shaun of the Dead' Interactive Screenplay

    Check out this extensive discussion with filmmaker Edgar Wright at last year's London Screenwriters Festival, where the "World's End" director talks his feature debut "A Fistful of Fingers" (full video below), "Shaun of the Dead" (which was in production simultaneously with Zack Snyder's "Dawn of th...

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    Watch: 1-Hour Masterclass With Edgar Wright

    There are few filmmakers who engage directly with their fans and audience quite like Edgar Wright. Active both on Twitter and through his own blog, Wright is an open book when it comes to interacting with his followers, and is usually eager to share the process as he develops whatever projects he's ...

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    Growing Up Is Hard To Do: 'Spaced' and How Edgar Wright Blended Twentysomething Malaise With Genre Mashups

    American fans of Edgar Wright, Simon Pegg and Nick Frost were left salivating for years until Summer 2008 when they finally got a proper DVD release of their first collaboration, "Spaced," a near-perfect collection of 14 episodes that sowed the seeds of what was to come from the trio on the big scre...

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    10 Filmmakers' Top 10 Films Lists: Scorsese, Kubrick, Allen, Tarantino, Nolan and More

    Flavorwire has compiled 10 filmmakers' Top 10 Films lists. Included are Martin Scorsese (who lists Powell and Pressburger's "The Red Shoes" and Renoir's "The River," among others ), Stanley Kubrick (who singles out Chaplin's "City Lights" and Antonioni's "La notte"), and Woody Allen (a fan of Bergma...

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    'The World's End' and UK Censors

    Edgar Wright asked the British Board of Film Classification how many times he could use the c-word without getting an R. The response was thorough.

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    Watch 'The World's End' Director Edgar Wright Get Tossed Back and Forth In His First 4D Interview

    Many reporters prefer their interview subjects to be comfortable. Drinks are served. Snacks are provided. Sometimes dinners are had or weekends are spent together, all in the belief a happy subject gives a better interview (and a happy reporter will write one).

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