Edgar Wright

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Mark Kermode and Simon Mayo: ‘I’ve never heard us described as an island of joy before!’
Radio’s odd couple take questions from actors, directors and Observer readers about optimism, the films they disagree on – and biscuits

Miranda Sawyer

01, May, 2022 @6:00 AM

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The 50 best films of 2021 in the US: the full list
Our countdown of the best films released in the US during 2021 reaches No 1 with Jane Campion’s menacing western about two warring brothers

17, Dec, 2021 @12:00 PM

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The 50 best films of 2021 in the UK
Our countdown of the best films released in the UK during 2021 reaches No 1 with Jane Campion’s menacing western about two warring brothers

17, Dec, 2021 @6:52 AM

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Last Night in Soho review – a deliciously twisted journey back to London’s swinging past
Slasher fantasy and ghostly magic collide in Edgar Wright’s heady thriller about a fashion student who is mysteriously transported into the life of a 60s nightclub singer

Mark Kermode, Observer film critic

31, Oct, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Last Night in Soho review | Peter Bradshaw's film of the week
Thomasin McKenzie, Anya Taylor-Joy and Matt Smith star in a horror-thriller that takes a trip to the sleazy heart of London’s past

Peter Bradshaw

28, Oct, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Succession star Kieran Culkin: ‘Just be unlikable, it’s fun’
The actor on rooting for Roman, his ambition to move to London and why he’d like to have a crack at being Angela Lansbury

Edgar Wright

24, Oct, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Diana Rigg remembered: ‘Ma didn’t suffer fools: she exploded them at 50 paces’
Rachael Stirling recalls her mother’s last months – and remembers her enormous sense of fun, whether pulling pranks on stage or dancing until dawn on her 80th birthday

Rachael Stirling

24, Oct, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Edgar Wright: how Martin Scorsese helped me through lockdown
The director talks about his love of British film and 1960s London – and the ‘quarantine movie club’ of little-known gems recommended to him by Scorsese

Mark Kermode

24, Oct, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Rita Tushingham: ‘Can you imagine walking around thinking: Ooh, I’m an icon?’
The star of A Taste of Honey reflects on her 60-year career, not standing for Oliver Reed’s ‘games’ and swinging London as depicted in her new film Last Night in Soho

Ryan Gilbey

22, Oct, 2021 @7:00 AM

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London film festival 2021: Peter Bradshaw’s top 10 picks
Tilda Swinton in Memoria, Kenneth Branagh’s memorial to Belfast and Edgar Wright’s 60s horror: the Guardian’s chief film critic chooses his must-sees at this year’s festival

Peter Bradshaw

05, Oct, 2021 @2:29 PM

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Venice film festival 2021 roundup – a formidably good year on the Lido
Big name directors at their best feature alongside daring visionaries from the farther realms of art cinema – but to whom will Bong Joon-ho’s jury award the Golden Lion?

Jonathan Romney

11, Sep, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Last Night in Soho review – a gaudy romp that’s stupidly enjoyable
Edgar Wright’s time-travel film plays like a 60s pop song building towards a big climax

Xan Brooks in Venice

04, Sep, 2021 @8:00 PM

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