If you love visual comedy, you gotta love Edgar Wright, one of the few filmmakers who is consistently finding humor through framing, camera movement, editing, goofy sound effects and music. This is an analysis and appreciation of one of our finest comedic voices.
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For further reading/viewing, I highly recommend
David Bordwell’s essay on funny framings: http://davidbordwell.net/blog/2007/04/30/funny-framings/
And David Chen’s video essay on Wright’s use of close-ups: https://vimeo.com/85311313
And Ryan Gosling Won’t Eat His Cereal: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ohJtvuCAsp4
Sex Bob-omb – We Are Sex Bob-omb
Primal Scream – Loaded
Tubthumper – Kick Out the Jams
Rob Viktum- 4/17/75
Pete Woodhead & Daniel Mudford – You’ve Got Red on You / Shaun of the Dead Suite
DJ Shadow – Why Hip Hop Sucks in ’96
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