Excerpt: More a parody of zombie apocalypse films than an homage to them, the story of old friends reliving their pubquest becomes a contrived battle of good versus evil. On occasion, the two concepts happily converge.
Excerpt: Maybe the aliens were right. Maybe humanity isn’t ready for intergalactic mingling. When the Body Snatchers came down and warped our minds from the poison of free thinking, we stopped going to war and stopped hating each other.
Excerpt: Edgar Wright's The World's End is about a disappointment particular to a small-town local's recrudescence, about both the urge to return to the place of one's youth and the disillusionment inherent in doing so.
Conclusion: Funny, smart, exciting and substantial, The World's End is much more than most comedies. While sharply executed, its genre storyline and action isn't quite as sharp as the rest and keeps this talented British group from matching the perfection of their previous outing.
Excerpt: The Film Edgar Wright has made a name for himself in the world of film, but there are two cult classics that really stand out on his impressive resume. The 2004 rom-zom-com Shaun of the Dead and 2007's Hot Fuzz were the first two entries into the director's beloved "Three Flavours Cornetto" trilogy.
Excerpt: Nearly a decade ago I had a copy of Shaun of the Dead and had a review pile that was getting pretty deep. I took that copy to a friend of mine at work and he watched it and gave it back. I told him he could keep it only to hear hime say “Dude, have you not seen this?
Conclusion: With The World's End , Wright further establishes himself as one of the preeminent comedy directors working today. The presence of Pegg and Frost ups the ante, of course, and their smartly cast co-stars certainly help. The final(?