Last Night in Soho movie review - Aussieboyreviews


This well-made psychological horror-thriller is certainly dark, thrilling and twisted; best for teenage thriller fans. Last Night in Soho is also a unique mystery, and is directed by Edgar Wright.


Eloise, an aspiring young fashion designer, is mysteriously able to enter the 1960s, where she encounters Sandie, a dazzling wannabe singer. But the glamour of the past starts to crack and splinter into something much darker.

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Movie details

Director: Edgar Wright
Cast: Thomasin McKenzie, Anya Taylor-Joy, Matt Smith, Michael Ajao, Terence Stamp, Diana Rigg
Writer: Edgar Wright, Krysty Wilson-Cairns
Release Date (Australia): 18 November 2021
Runtime: 116 minutes/1h 56m
Genre: Horror, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Language: English


Themes (MA15+)

The film contains thematic elements such as horror themes, supernatural and sexual threat, depictions of murder and references to suicide.

Violence (MA15+)

The film contains scenes of strong violence, including depictions of stabbings accompanied by large bloody sprays and injuries.

Coarse Language (MA15+)

The film features use of the word “f**k”, in addition to infrequent use of words such as “s**t”, “bitch”, “slut”, “whore” and “c**t”.

Drug Use (M)

The film includes brief and implied drug use that is moderate in impact.

Nudity (M)

The film includes brief frontal depictions of nude male ghosts.

Sex (M)

The film features sexual references to prostitution and a brief depiction of implied oral sex.

mpaa rating

R (for bloody violence, sexual content, language, brief drug material and brief graphic nudity)

Aussie boy's thoughts

Edgar Wright knows exactly how to stylishly grant the excellent 1960s touch, but there’s only gentle strengths that make his confusing story function finely. The most memorable aspect about Last Night in Soho is how every large element to tiny detail makes a great contribution to the overall execution. Most viewers will adore the frequent music and the very tough acting.

There’s seriously no doubt that Thomasin McKenzie’s and Anya Taylor-Joy’s performances live up to one expression: mind-blowing! Not only do they effectively addition to the psychological core, but they could easily label as some of 2021’s greatest performances, case closed! Every psychological movie requires this type of acting. But Edgar Wright’s direction is also equally as skilled. And the old-fashioned music accompanying the visually-striking scenes is perfectly selected; each song matches every sequence.

The only thing that Last Night in Soho has a problem with is honestly just how messy the design seemed to be. For those who aren’t willing to research “ending explained” or “movie explained”, it can actually be quite frustrating and difficult to process. It fits perfectly into its psychological aspect with brilliant originality, but simply needs to move somewhat as easier as the first half did.

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