MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Baby Driver’ is a seamlessly constructed action flick of the coolest kind

Meticulous, bombastic and fun as hell, Edgar Wright’s heist flick is everything an original summer movie should be If you think about it, had Edgar Wright stayed on “Ant Man,” this film would cease to exist as we know it today. After Marvel and the English director, known for such films as “Shawn of the Dead,” “Hot Fuzz” and “The World’s End,” as well as an American departure with “Scott Pilgrim vs. The World,” the eccentric filmmaker turned to something a little safer: heist film. Needless to say, it’s impossible to expect anything safe from Wright, and the ballsy move to cast teen heartthrob Ansel Elgort in a serious film role, especially after the collapse of the “Divergent” series, was just the start. Nearly everything about “Baby Driver” seems relatively comfortable in theory, but slightly risky in its overall delivery. And goddamn if it is not the most fun you’ll have at the movies this year. Baby (Ansel Elgort) is a young getaway driver working for powerful crime boss Doc (Kevin Spacey), repaying him for damaged goods earlier in his life. Suffering from tinnitus (aka ringing in the ears), Baby listens to music through his headphones while doing his […]

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