Hot Fuzz

Interview: Edgar Wright & Nick Frost

Dork Shelf sits down with writer-director Edgar Wright and actor Nick Frost to talk about their trilogy capping comedy The World's End, working with Simon and everyone they have grown close to one last time, what separates this effort from the recent glut of “manchild” moves, how nostalgia for music is a trademark of stunted adolescents, what their next plans together might be like if they ever happen, the one awkward thing that Frost always seems to have to do on his wife’s birthday, and why Wright has changed his opinion on Bad Boys 2 (somewhat).

21 Jump Street Review

Based on the laughably implausible and cheesy late 1980s Fox television drama, 21 Jump Street fires perfectly on all cylinders to create an experience that will appeal wonderfully to fans of Hot Fuzz and the Bad Boys films.

Attack the Block Review

While mugging a young woman on her way home, a gang of South Londoners are ferociously interrupted by what they think is a meteorite striking a nearby car. Seeing the youths distracted, the woman makes a run for the nearest building which happens to be her home: nicknamed The Block. Upon closer investigation, the gang discovers the object that struck the car was not a space rock at all: it’s an alien.

The Wright Stuff – Jackie Chan Double Bill Confirmed

For the past month director Edgar Wright has been rocking Toronto’s Bloor Cinema with his Wright Stuff film series.  Wright Stuff comprises films selected by Wright ranging from cult classics like The Warriors, martial arts flicks like Shaolin Soccer and even Canadian horror classics like The Brood.  Of course, Wright threw in a few of […]