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“The World’s End Movie Review” by Edward Douglas Is Spotty but Enjoyable

In response to Edward Douglas’s 1032‑word review of The World's End on

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Edward Douglas takes a unique literary approach in “The World’s End Movie Review.”

The awkward opening refrains from making a clear statement on the film, but rather opts for a boring heading that force-feeds the reader what they probably already know. This technical tactic may lead one to believe that Douglas’ analysis only be a heartless, mechanical exercise in explaining the film.

But by the second paragraph, which is now under the “analysis” section,  Douglas pivots effectively by proving that he indeed is capable of writing engaging and intriguing thoughts as he explains the history of director Edgar Wright and what audiences may expect from his latest release.

Douglas tackles the personalities of the main characters, but does little to investigate the true meanings behind their behavior or the subtext of the dialogue. In the middle section, there is the possibility of a nomination for preposterous statement of the year when Douglas says about the hilarious lead characters:  “neither of them is quite as funny as a drunken giggling Eddie Marsan.”

Overall, the observations of Douglas are smart as he addresses the stylistic themes of director Edgar Wright, the soundtrack along with the movement of the plot. For eager review readers everywhere, the work of Douglas will be found to be superb and well-prepared.    

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