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Last Night in Soho’s Edgar Wright doesn’t want to give you homework — but will

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Edgar Wright’s new horror-thriller Last Night in Soho is packed with visual references. Cinephiles may recognize a shot from Roman Polanski’s Repulsion here, a color scheme from Dario Argento’s Suspiria there. He loved Rita Tushingham in Tony Richardson’s 1961 drama A Taste of Honey so much, he cast her as a grandmother in Soho. He admired the Café De Paris in 1961’s West End Jungle, so he re-created it as a prominent set for one of Soho’s key scenes. His list of film inspirations is long and thorough. They extend to music, as well — he’s said the entire film started as a series of impressions around the ’60s playlist he curated from his parents’ records.

But he wants viewers to understand that they don’t need…



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