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The Sentinel

Released 1977
Distributor Universal

Jeffrey Konvitz’s best-selling horror novel was brought to the screen by Michael Winner, considered in some circles one of cinema’s great vulgarians. With the aid of a top-notch cast Winner threw any notion of good taste to the winds, resulting in one of the most non-p.c. studio movies ever.

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.