Watched most of this with my mouth hanging open. There's some of the atmospheric dread of Carnival of Souls here, but it's also laced with a uniquely morbid comedy - I don't think I've ever seen anything quite like it. The editing is *insanely* good, especially some mind-blowing match cuts that take a while to get your head around. Would emphatically recommend!
***BACK ON MY BULLSHIT***
Well here I am, nearly 4 in the morning, just home from a midnight screening of the latest Avengers film. This was meant to be it. I was meant to see this film and then give up, tender my formal resignation from watching these films. This was meant to be the point I dropped out of the MCU for good.
I guess my yabbering on about how its all a soulless conglomerate destroying the art of…
I think the reason Edgar Wright has already achieved cult status is that his films, like all great cult films, are insanely re-watchable. I can't tell if it's his hilarious scripting or that stylish editing or just the density of wit... but what I do know: I watched Hot Fuzz for the squillionth time less than a week ago and I'd happily watch it again right now.