Contributor ("Edgar Wright's Top Ten 'Ouch! I'm sorry, but That Has Got to Hurt!' Moments in Horror Films, plus One Very Honorable Mention" list) to The Book of Lists: Horror by Scott Bradley, Amy Wallace, and Del Howison (HarperCollins, 2008)
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Edgar Wright Here Wright Now
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In terms of, like, the homaging and spoofing and stuff, I mean, obviously...it's weird 'cause, like, I mean, there are homages and there are kind of, like, skits on things, but I think the sensory joke with Spaced
(1999) and the reason that I think it kinda has a charm to it.... It's kinda the point of it is not so much that, 'Hey, let's do, like, a five minute rip on The Matrix
(1999), it's -- ...
Despite the fact that they contain numerous fantasy elements, his films are heavily autobiographical. For example, a number of the characters, events, and dramatic situations in 'The World's End' are directly based on people he knew and his own personal experiences.
[Parody] Every film (and episode of Spaced
(1999) (TV series)_) is a parody of a certain genre or film (Shaun of the Dead
(2004) parodies zombie horror, Hot Fuzz
(2007) parodies cop action-adventures, etc.).