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: Simon Pegg and Nick Frost have been friends onscreen for a decade, and even longer if you count their work on the late-90s sitcom Spaced . Before Apatovian bromances like I Love You Man put a fine point on it, Pegg and Frost were out there embodying the tight friendships of delayed adolescence, two...
Summary: Concluding their loose ‘Cornetto trilogy’ after Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz , The World’s End sees director Edgar Wright reteam with Simon Pegg and Nick Frost, and the result is some of the best work they’ve committed to screen.
Conclusion: Bravely refusing to rigidly adhere to a formula that has been so successful, Wright, Pegg and Frost’s Cornetto Trilogy closer has tonal shifts you won’t expect, but the same beating heart you’ve been craving.
Conclusion: The World's End er avslutningen på den såkalte Cornetto trilogien, bestående av mesterverkene Shaun of the Dead og Hot Fuzz, med Simon Pegg og Nick Frost i hovedrollene. Denne filmen fortsetter i den samme sporet som de to foregående filmene med absurd humor, overdreven action, kjappe replikker og...