Hot Fuzz (2007)

Pros
  • Simon Pegg is fantastic as usual, he is a very good actor
  • Dry/British humor 
  • Transition sequences are stylish and quick, something the trilogy is somewhat known for
  • Really has fun playing with classic action movie tropes
  • "What year?........Every year", the bar scene might be my favorite part of the movie
  • Yarp!
  • Notorious fence scene (Present in all three films of the trilogy)
  • Murder mystery narrative is told in a unique fashion with even stranger motives
  • Wonderful Cate Blanchett cameo (very difficult to spot, but great nonetheless)
  • Spiteful Paddy Considine character, he hardly has any screen time, but he's great
  • Climatic 3rd act (this is where 80% of the action lives)
  • Escaped swan gag
  • Each character of the precinct is funny in their own unique way if only they had some more screen time
  • Final battle in the 'miniature town', tongue in cheek moment
  • Witty/snappy dialogue, something Edgar Wright shines at
  • This is without a doubt the best movie in the Cornetto Trilogy (sorry Shaun of the Dead fans)

Cons
  • Final climax is a bit too long, to the point it becomes a little numbing with its action scenes
  • I wish there were more scenes with Paddy Considine!

Score: 8/10

One of the best comedies of the 2000s, and easily the best of the Cornetto Trilogy (Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz, and The World's End). Edgar Wright is one of the best directors in the game, his style of filmmaking makes even the most mundane activities, exciting and unique. The movie starts off as a great comedy, then transitions into a murder mystery, and then finally an action thriller! The editing in the film is fast and so is the humor, this is British humor at it's finest. (Hot Fuzz>Shaun of the Dead>The World's End)

Hot Fuzz (2007) on IMDb

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