Edgar Wright’s Documentary, The Sparks Brothers, Is Not a Prank 

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Published on June 18, 2021

Edgar Wright discusses his new documentary The Sparks Brothers and audiences thinking the documentary is a prank.

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  • Tom Davidson 3 years ago

    Sparks has been one of my top 3 favorite bands for 40 years…. this doc is a HUGE deal for me ..couldn’t be more thrilled.

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  • irjoes 3 years ago

    That “if you had say, directed a Marvel film” line was particularly brutal Seth. I don’t know whether it was intentional or not, but damn

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  • Brian Kochera ABCDT 3 years ago

    I don’t recall hearing them. I have listed to and followed many bands as well as solo artists. Here in the USA, we’re they a one hit wonder like The Jaggerz?

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  • Ozy Mandias 3 years ago

    When I saw the thumbnail, I thought it was Andy Samberg playing a character.

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  • Paul Kerton 3 years ago

    I can’t believe that people haven’t heard of Sparks. If they don’t know the band’s name they’ve at least heard This Town Ain’t Big Enough For The Both Of Us, surely?!

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  • Sol Ferraro 3 years ago

    Even half way through this interview I was still wondering whether that band was real or just part of the most elaborated mockumentary

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  • Alan Beaumont 3 years ago

    Sparks: On the surface a simple pop band, but once you get the lyrics clear it’s all rather naughty with a Carry On style of innuendo.

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  • RedAngelDragnet 3 years ago

    It has all the hallmarks of a joke. These guys are cheese overload!

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  • Yasiel Romero 3 years ago

    never heard of them before seeing the trailer for the movie. Decided to see the documentary because I am an Edgar Wright fan and seen all he has done (except the low budget western one). Watched it last night, an absolute delight, i left the theater and immediately started playing their music, definitively recommend everyone to watch this

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  • DAVID MATTHEWS 3 years ago

    Having seen Sparks often on Top of the Pops (BBC tv’s weekly chart show) in my teens, i hope the documentary answers my nagging question : why the Hilter-referencing hair and mustache?

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  • Joe Ganz 3 years ago

    Indiscreet is a masterpiece.

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  • Kevin Riddell 3 years ago

    When I’m With You in 1980 was their last hit here in Australia

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  • Phaota 3 years ago

    Sounds like a fun doco. I’ve known about “Sparks” for many years. Didn’t back in the 80s, but when I started archiving soundtracks from the era, and extending them to included all of the songs heard in the films (instead of just the official release), then I became a fan of the group. So I have 15 of their best tunes in my collection.

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