Watch Edgar Wright’s most hyper-dramatic movie close-ups
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It’s pretty easy to work out when you’re watching an Edgar Wright movie: the British director has a penchant for using close-ups to tell little visual jokes, making mundane objects hilariously important with crash-zooms and portentous music. Filmmaker Jaume R. Lloret, who previously cataloged every death in Quentin Tarantino’s movies, has pored through all of Wright’s films to catalog his use of close-ups. The resulting video shows his use of the technique in Scott Pilgrim vs. The World and the director’s “Cornetto trilogy” Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz, and The World’s End.