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Review: Baby Driver

Posted by Simon on July 05, 2017
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I sometimes find the music in films almost manipulative. You watch something big and brash, like a Transformers or Avengers, and the aural aim is clear: use the score to generate the required emotional response from the audience. Here’s the hero, BAM BAM BAAAAM. Moment of loss; strings in a minor key. Racing through a jungle, peppering Colombian foliage with bullets? Have some dubstep to pass the time. What stands out for me more these days are films where the music is part of the story, instead of merely underpinning the action. Inception’s slowed-down Non, Je ne regrette rien; Fury Road’s war drums; Tarantino’s torture music. It’s an elevation of the material, a move that takes it to a whole level of blissful enjoyment.

But even the creative musicality of these great films cannot eclipse the groove of Baby Driver. Edgar Wright’s crime story is choreographed like a ballet, where every movement, spin and gunshot is rooted in the music blasting out, and the effect is somewhere approaching pure magic.

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Check out the ‘Baby Driver’ character posters

Posted by Matthew on June 16, 2017
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Every movie gets character posters now, why should Baby Driver –a movie reportedly filled with characters– be any different?

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‘Baby Driver’ Trailer: Stop what you’re doing and watch this

Posted by Matthew on June 01, 2017
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Buckle up, this is the best trailer yet and you’re about to get a song stuck in your head.

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Cinderella Teaser + Poster

Posted by Matthew on May 16, 2014
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Cinderella

There’s a Cinderella movie happening and here’s the first teaser.

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