Edgar Wright schedules SOHO-tinted drafthouse screenings
When it comes to filmmakers like Edgar Wright, part of the fun every time they have a new movie is learning which classic movies inspired them. It started a long time ago with
, a real
nods from zombie movie. For his last,
, Wright was a little more careful about the specific films that influenced him. He didn’t want to spoil a few surprises. Wright however offered fans a playlist of songs from the 60s that inspired the film. And now he has an organized film program to show at the Alamo Drafthouse.
“Alamo Drafthouse invited me to schedule a few movies that I think you should all see,” Wright said in an introductory video for the series. “It doesn’t matter whether or not they influenced my new film or not,
In the video above, Wright discusses his 10 movie recommendations. Films include a mix of films from different countries, time periods and genres. And they all go one way or another well with
. They include Italian gialli like
; British horrors like
; and classics as cold as stone
That they are thematically relevant to
, aesthetically similar, or just full of ’60s London swing, the films on Wright’s list have an attitude and style of their own. I highly recommend them all.
Starting in November exclusively at the Alamo Drafthouse locations in Lower Manhattan, Brooklyn, South Lamar (Austin), Los Angeles and San Francisco, guests will join Edgar for a deep dive into cinephilia, screening six of Edgar’s ten recommendations. For a full list of movies, go to the Alamo Drafthouse website.
hits theaters on Friday, October 29.