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  • Why Fans Made All the Wright Moves for 'World's End'

    In movie land, three's often good company, but especially when it comes to trilogies. The $8.9 million opening for Focus Features' "The World's End" -- the third installment in Brit helmer Edgar Wright's "Three-Flavour" trilogy, starring Simon Pegg and...
  • 'The Butler' continues to dominate box office

    'The Butler' continues to dominate box office
    Sony Pictures decided to abandon "Lee Daniels' The Butler," placing its 2013 summer bets on "White House Down" and "After Earth." Think the studio wishes it now had made a different decision? "The Butler," whose financing was cobbled together by...
  • 'The World's End' review: Let's do this one more time

    'The World's End' review: Let's do this one more time
    ***1/2 (out of four) Be honest: If you could drop everything right now and, with no consequences, go on an epic pub crawl with your best friends, you would, right? Maybe, maybe not. But Gary (Simon Pegg) discovers what most people already know: You can'...
  • Reel Critics: 'Next' is bloody, clever and gruesome

    Reel Critics: 'Next' is bloody, clever and gruesome
    Put several members of a wealthy family in the big house on dad's isolated estate. Place mysterious killers in animal masks in the dark woods outside. Add several machetes, axes, crossbows and knives. Sprinkle in a little sick humor as the bloody...
  • Video/Q&A: 'The World's End' star/co-writer Simon Pegg, star Nick Frost, director/co-writer Edgar Wright

    Video/Q&A: 'The World's End' star/co-writer Simon Pegg, star Nick Frost, director/co-writer Edgar Wright
    “The World’s End” star/co-writer Simon Pegg wants to make a distinction between his film, which involves five guys on an epic pub crawl, and the Chicago-made, likewise beer-centric “Drinking Buddies.” “’...
  • 'Butler' likely to be No. 1 again as 'Mortal Instruments' disappoints

    'Butler' likely to be No. 1 again as 'Mortal Instruments' disappoints
    "The Butler" is on its way to making a tidy profit for the Weinstein Co. Starring Forest Whitaker as a White House employee who served eight presidents, "Butler" got off to a robust start last weekend, debuting at No. 1 with $24.6 million. The Lee...
  • Simon Pegg, E.L. James Party at the Pub for the 'The World's End'

    "The Brits are coming! The Brits are coming!" Simon Pegg shouted before the Aug. 21 premiere of "The World's End" at the Cinerama Dome in Hollywood. He wasn't kidding. After the hotly-attended premiere, Focus Features took the pub crawl laffer down the...
  • Film Review: Body snatchers and 'The World's End'

    Film Review: Body snatchers and 'The World's End'
    Writer/director Edgar Wright first became known in the U.K. for the TV series “Spaced.” His fame spread internationally when he reteamed with “Spaced” stars/cowriters Simon Pegg and Nick Frost to make “Shaun of the Dead&...
  • Film Reviews: Opening This Week (Aug. 19-23, 2013)

    A critical digest of the week's latest U.S. theatrical releases. Where applicable, links to longer reviews have been provided. The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones Distributor: Sony/Screen Gems Set in a world of scantily clad demon hunters, bisexual...
  • 'The World's End' a refreshing late-summer comedy, critics say

    'The World's End' a refreshing late-summer comedy, critics say
    "The World's End," the latest film from director Edgar Wright and actors Simon Pegg and Nick Frost, marks the third installment in their Cornetto Trilogy, along with the zombie farce "Shaun of the Dead" and the cop comedy "Hot Fuzz." The trilogy takes its...
  • Box office: 'The Butler' continues to lead as 'World's End' begins

    "Lee Daniels' The Butler" continued its strong showing at the box office on Friday, taking in an estimated $4.7 million on its way to an expected second weekend atop the chart. Starring Forest Whitaker as a White House employee who served under eight U....
  • Review: 'The World's End' feels like a celebration

    Review: 'The World's End' feels like a celebration
    August has been a particularly rich month for movies that fall between the mindless, overblown summer superhero blockbusters and the polished prestige of the super-serious Oscar brigade to come. Edgar Wright's "The World's End" is the right movie for this...