Grab some ice cream and switch off with us this week as Alex and Jonathan talk through Edgar Wright‘s Three Flavors Cornetto Trilogy: Shaun of the Dead (2004), Hot Fuzz (2007), and The World’s End (2013). We talk blending genres, what makes a “thematic trilogy,” and comedy with layered dimensions.
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Skip to: Shaun of the Dead (8:30), Hot Fuzz (21:38), The World’s End (32:23), Overall (48:11), Coming Attractions (1:08:22)
Resources referenced in this episode:
- Edgar Wright’s Top 1000 Films
- How Edgar Wright Does Visual Comedy
- Foreshadowing in The World’s End **SPOILERS**
- Baby Driver (2017)
- Alex on Twitter: @AlexGeringer
- Jonathan on Twitter: @JSSatchell
Next week we cover the winner from our recent twitter poll, Pixar’s Toy Story movies:
Time for another listener suggested podcast! This time help us decide on a trilogy to talk about.
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