Film Review: The World’s End (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: Five friends who reunite in an attempt to top their epic pub crawl from 20 years earlier unwittingly become humankind’s only hope for survival. REVIEW: I’ll take a logical leap and assume that you’re familiar with the other films in Edgar Wright and Simon Pegg’s Three Flavours of Cornetto trilogy (Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz). I understand that they achieved some minor measure of popularity. By this point, we go in expecting … Continue reading

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THE WORLD’S END Makes A Quick Trip To Blu-ray

THE WORLD’S END is still in theaters here in my neck of the woods but today’s email brought news that the Simon Pegg starring flick will be making the trip to blu-ray on Nov. 19th. That’s good news for those of you who didn’t go check it out in theaters! Here’s what the press release reveals:

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Podcast: The Official HorrorNews.Net Podcast – Eps 22

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The World’s End is the third in Edgar Wright’s Three Flavors Cornetto trilogy featuring Simon Pegg and Nick Frost in key roles. Co-hosts Doc Rotten, Dave Dreher, Santos (The Black Saint) Ellin Jr., Thomas Mariani and Vixen recap and review the  film addressing the expectations, inspirations and hilarity. Dave returns each and every episode with the horror news of the week and Doc has some site updates with this week’s HorrorNews.Net Podcast house cleaning. The Official HorrorNews.Net Podcast Episode 22 – The … Continue reading

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Is Simon Pegg On Board For The X-FILES?

A few days ago there was some buzz online that perhaps fan favorite Simon Pegg could be pegged to take part in a rumored new chapter in the X-FILES mythos. Today Mr. Pegg himself has sounded off on the possibility. ”I was a big fan of ‘The X Files’ and I’ve become friends with Gillian since. I’ve always loved that show so it’s definitely something I’d consider. It’s a great story and it would be … Continue reading

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The World’s End: Mid-Life Crisis of Faith? (spoilers included)

  Okay, folks, I’m going to try something here. I hope you’ve seen The World’s End by this point. You have, haven’t you? The last entry in Edgard Wright and Simon Pegg’s Three Flavours Cornetto trilogy? You really should see it. It’s a good time. Also, I’m about to spoil the ever loving shit out of it in a moment here, so I suggest watching the movie first. I don’t think this entry will go … Continue reading

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Prepare For THE WORLD’S END By Looking Back At SHAUN OF THE DEAD

It’s no big secret that Simon Pegg, Nick Frost and Edgar Wright have reunited to finish off what is known as the Cornetto trilogy with this little film coming out titled THE WORLD’S END. Of course this whole wild ride started with a flick titled SHAUN OF THE DEAD and to help celebrate the August 23rd release of THE WORLD’S END the folks behind the film has let loose an interactive screenplay of SHAUN OF … Continue reading

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Two New Featurettes Take Us To THE WORLD’S END

Without a doubt SHAUN OF THE DEAD is to this day one of the best zombie movies to grace our screens in recent memory. Loved it. Not much of a fan of HOT FUZZ but it has its fans and who am I to judge. The point of all this is that the three folks that joined together and gave us those first two are back. Simon Pegg, Nick Frost and Edgar Wright have pooled … Continue reading

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Film Review: Star Trek Into Darkness (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: The crew of the Starship Enterprise follow Captain James T. Kirk (Chris Pine), First Officer Spock (Zachary Quinto) and Dr. Leonard “Bones” McCoy (Karl Urban) on a desperate mission to capture Commander John Harrison (Benedict Cumberbatch), a Starfleet agent who has gone rogue. Their adventure takes them to the far edges of federation space onto the doorstep of the Klingon Empire. REVIEW: With Star Trek Into Darkness, J.J. Abrams returns to the franchise he … Continue reading

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THE WORLD’S END Moved Up

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All right all you SHAUN OF THE DEAD fans, listen up. The boys are heading back to the big screen. No, it’s not a sequel but all the principals, Edgar Wright, Simon Pegg and Nick Frost are back together and once again they are trying to get to a pub. THE WORLD’S END will chronicle this journey. Originally slated for an October release news dropped this morning that the release has been moved up all … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Adventures Of Tintin (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: “Having bought a model ship, the Unicorn, for a pound off a market stall Tintin is initially puzzled that the sinister Mr. Sakharine should be so eager to buy it from him, resorting to murder and kidnapping Tintin – accompanied by his marvelous dog Snowy – to join him and his gang as they sail to Morocco on an old cargo ship. Sakharine has bribed the crew to revolt against the ship’s master, drunken … Continue reading

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Shaun of the Dead – A Masterclass in Longevity

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Once more, an evening has been most enhanced by a viewing of Shaun of the Dead. It’s a film that continues to improve with age, and is still a very long way away from having its delights dulled by the passage of time. The amazing thing is that it came out seven years ago (already? Crikey), and that no matter how many times it finds itself on our screen, it still entertains and grips us. … Continue reading

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13 Greatest Horror Homages in Tv Series ‘Spaced’

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I’ve been thinking lately about in-references within horror movies (you know, like how in Evil Dead there’s a ripped poster for The Hills Have Eyes in the cellar and in A Nightmare on Elm St. Nancy watches Evil Dead to try and stay awake). One of the people whose referential talents cannot be matched is Edgar Wright, co-writer/director of Shaun of the Dead and, most recently, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World. His first widely-acclaimed project, … Continue reading

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Film Review: Paul (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: Two sci-fi geeks take a pilgrimage to America’s UFO heartland. While there, they accidentally meet an alien who brings them on an insane road trip that alters their universe forever. For the past 60 years, an alien named Paul (voiced by Seth Rogen) has been hanging out at a top-secret military base. When he discovers he’s been taken prisoner, the space-traveling smart ass decides to escape the compound and hop on the first vehicle … Continue reading

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Film Review: Shaun of the Dead (2004)

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SYNOPSIS: When London gets overtaken by flesh eating zombies, a slacker, his moronic best friend, his unfulfilled girlfriend, and her whimsy roommates try to find a way to escape the carnage while also trying not to kill each other in the meantime. Characters: Simon Pegg – Shaun Kate Ashfield – Lizzy Nick Frost – Ed Lucy Davis – Dianne Dylan Moran – David REVIEW: There is no I in team but there is an I … Continue reading

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