Movies In Focus has to admit that this trailer for Edgar Wright‘s Last Night In Soho took me by surprise. I wasn’t expecting the tone to be so serious or the visuals to be so striking. It looks like a real change of pace for Wright who seems to be giving this psychological horror film a real giallo feel – using a lot of reds and neon. Anya Taylor-Joy, Thomasin Harcourt McKenzie and Matt Smith star along 1960s icons Terence Stamp and the late Diana Rigg.
This gets bonus points for including the above reference to 1965’s Thunderball – but I hope that Edgar Wright doesn’t get too cute.
Last Night In Soho opens on 29 October 2021.
Edgar Wright’s psychological thriller about a young girl, passionate in fashion design, who is mysteriously able to enter the 1960s where she encounters her idol, a dazzling wannabe singer. But 1960s London is not what it appears, and time seems to fall apart with shady consequences…