Edgar Wright quotes

Born
18 April 1974, Poole, Dorset, England, United Kingdom.

Occupation
Director.

Edgar Wright is an English director, screenwriter and producer.

I call it Inherent Twice because I am looking forward to seeing it again.
– Edgar Wright
I am always watching old films and trying to fill gaps in my knowledge.
– Edgar Wright
The script and the performances and the style all clicked.
– Edgar Wright
If you’re on a road trip, you need driving music.
– Edgar Wright
I’m a big fan; I like all sorts of genres. I do like an occasion to just switch my brain off and enjoy some mindless carnage.
– Edgar Wright
I’m a big believer in keeping the stage directions really tight.
– Edgar Wright
I use music to focus, like an internal motor.
– Edgar Wright
Sometimes, some things have to settle, and you have to think about the intention of it.
– Edgar Wright
When you’re struggling to get a feature film off the ground, there’s no big overarching tenure plan or anything like that.
– Edgar Wright
Everything that I’ve done so far has had a bigger budget than the last, but I’ve never ever felt the benefit of the bigger budget because the ideas always exceed the budget.
– Edgar Wright
The worst thing you can do after a test screening is slash it for the lowest common denominator.
– Edgar Wright
When I am not working, I try to watch more than one film a day if I can.
– Edgar Wright
I used to drink a lot of lager when I was younger, but I’m more of a wine drinker now, I guess. I feel daunted looking at full pints.
– Edgar Wright
Every time I watch a Clint Eastwood film, I’m in touch with my feminine side, I’ve developed a searing man-crush on Clint Eastwood.
– Edgar Wright
I’d rather try and cram in another two gags than leave a pause to say, ‘Hey, wasn’t that bit funny?’
– Edgar Wright
I remember seeing ‘Gremlins’ and having my mind blown and seeing ‘Ferris Bueller’s Day Off’ at 13, and it was this hugely aspirational experience.
– Edgar Wright
Wes Anderson deserves an award for sheer persistence of vision.
– Edgar Wright
The editing process, to use a slightly grim analogy, is like the slow suffocation of lots of babies. It’s like, which finger do you want to cut off first?
– Edgar Wright
I think it’s good to have pressure on yourself. The worst crime is to get kind of really complacent.
– Edgar Wright
Near my apartment in London, a lot of the pubs kind of look identical, which is very strange.
– Edgar Wright
I’ve always been fascinated by horror films and genre films. And horror films harbored a fascination for me and always have been something I’ve wanted to watch and wanted to make.
– Edgar Wright
I tire of franchises, remakes, and endless sequels.
– Edgar Wright
Now I’m back in LA, it’s high time to finish a little something I’ve been working on.
– Edgar Wright
You cannot put 50 years of the Marvel universe into a movie. It’s impossible.
– Edgar Wright
When you’re doing a car chase movie, you’re sitting in car waiting for places or grips or stuff for quite a while.
– Edgar Wright