Edgar is a talented filmmaker, whose work I admire. I saw his movie Baby Driver in the past and it didn't resonate with me. It's fun and entertaining but I didn't think much of it. It's only after I've learnt how to watch his work that it finally clicked. I opened a new world of art to myself. Unless you know what you are looking for you will miss it as well.
You can start with
One of the biggest discoveries last year was the realisation that we need to educate ourselves to better understand art forms like movies.
I can recommend these two youtube channels to start learning about movies:
My favourite Edgar's movies:
- Shaun of the Dead (2004)
- Hot Fuzz (2007)
- Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010)
- The World's End (2013)
- Baby Driver (2017)
- Last night in Soho (2021)
To give you an example this is a good analysis of the movie and how subtle the details are (Spoilers).