Stephen Bochco and Michael Cimino were among the writers of fx wizard Doug Trumbull’s melancholy 1971 space odyssey, which has taken on belated luster in our globally steam-heated present. One of Bruce Dern’s finest hours.
About Edgar Wright
Writer-director Edgar Wright is best known for Spaced, the BAFTA-nominated TV series he created with Simon Pegg for Britain’s C-4, as well as the feature films Baby Driver (2017), Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010), Hot Fuzz (2007) and the zombie romantic-comedy Shaun Of The Dead (2004). The latter earned Wright a BAFTA nomination along with a Bram Stoker and a British Independent Film Award. He co-wrote the screenplay for The Adventures of Tintin, executive produced Attack the Block, and directed The World’s End which was lauded as one of the best films of 2013.