Exceptional London cop Nicholas Angel is involuntarily transferred to a quaint English village and paired with a witless new partner. While on the beat, Nicholas suspects a sinister conspiracy is afoot with the residents.
A man decides to turn his moribund life around by winning back his ex-girlfriend, reconciling his relationship with his mother, and dealing with an entire community that has returned from the dead to eat the living.
A shy student trying to reach his family in Ohio, and a gun-toting tough guy trying to find the Last Twinkie and a pair of sisters trying to get to an amusement park join forces to travel across a zombie-filled America.
Astronaut Sam Bell has a quintessentially personal encounter toward the end of his three-year stint on the Moon, where he, working alongside his computer, GERTY, sends back to Earth parcels of a resource that has helped diminish our planet's power problems.
In 2074, when the mob wants to get rid of someone, the target is sent into the past, where a hired gun awaits - someone like Joe - who one day learns the mob wants to 'close the loop' by sending back Joe's future self for assassination.
20 years after attempting an epic pub crawl, five childhood friends reunite when one of them becomes hell bent on trying the drinking marathon again. They are convinced to stage an encore by mate Gary King, a 40-year old man trapped at the cigarette end of his teens, who drags his reluctant pals to their home town and once again attempts to reach the fabled pub, The World's End. As they attempt to reconcile the past and present, they realize the real struggle is for the future, not just theirs but humankind's. Reaching The World's End is the least of their worries. Written by
As this is the conclusion of the unofficial Three Flavors Cornetto Trilogy, the characters are seen eating peppermint with chocolate chip ice-cream - as what the Cornetto green wrapper represents. According to Edgar Wright, green represents science fiction and extraterrestrial elements, which is the main motif in the film. For Wright's other films, Shaun of The Dead, it was red / strawberry flavor, symbolizing blood and zombies while the second part, Hot Fuzz, it was blue/ vanilla symbolizing the police. See more »
In the early scenes with Gary recruiting his buddies, his Eye of Horus necklace frequently appears and disappears from shot to shot. See more »
Ever have one of those nights that starts out like any other, but ends up being the *best* night of your life?
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People going to see the film at the Broadway Cinema in Letchworth, the location for the outside of The Mermaid, were shown a short clip beforehand featuring Simon Pegg, Edgar Wright and Nick Frost, welcoming them to the cinema and hoping they enjoyed watching it from inside one of the filming locations. See more »
Nine years after director Edgar Wright and comedic duo Simon Pegg and Nick Frost teamed up for zombie p*ss-take Shaun of the Dead and six years on from their buddy-cop parody follow-up Hot Fuzz, comes the long awaited finale of this thematic trilogy (known by most as the "Three Flavours Cornetto Trilogy"). Part three turns its attention to sending up the alien invasion flick as a bunch of ex-school mates get together for a pub crawl but are ultimately forced to fight for their lives against a passive-aggressive race of blue-blooded androids. Sounds bonkers? That's because it is. Hilariously so? Unfortunately not. Where Shaun and Fuzz were actually quite clever in their humour and drew out consistent belly laughs, The World's End seems unrefined and rushed; the gags are more smile-worthy than laugh-out- loud. It also feels forced, both narratively and emotionally. The friendship between Pegg and Frost in their previous Cornetto outings (as well as with their American adventure Paul) was utterly genuine and subsequently generated an affection to go along with the comedy, however the relationship here is too overt in its efforts to gain poignancy and doesn't earn it as a result. Despite it's many flaws, there is still a plethora of reasons why fans will get their kicks though. Firstly, the leads have wisely surrounded themselves with terrific actors including Paddy Considine, Martin Freeman, Rosamund Pike and - with a show-stealing turn - Eddie Marsan, whilst the cartoonish violence is again highly entertaining and a bathroom-set rumble that pays loving homage to The Warriors is one of the best brawls of the year. By no means a failure, but waiting for the DVD wouldn't be a bad option.
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