Tag: Nick Frost
Edgar Wright’s final film in the Cornetto (or Blood and Ice Cream) trilogy is at long last completed and playing in a movie theater near you. All of the key players have come a long way from their humble beginnings, each of them branching off successfully to do other things. So is it possible to recapture the magic for this third film? Come inside to check out my thoughts on The World’s End, and whether or not it’s a worthy ending to a great storytelling trilogy.
Each week Cinelinx will chose one director for an in-depth examination of the “signatures” that they leave behind in their work. This week, with the release of The World’s End, we examine the trademark style and calling signs of Edgar Wright as director.
Simon Pegg and Nick Frost, the duo that brilliantly lampooned the zombie and buddy-cop genre with Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz, strike again with their homage to sci-fi. While the presence of the team's frequent directorial collaborator, Edgar Wright, is sorely missed, Paul still manages to put the "ace" in outer space.
Hey, a film trilogy by both Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson! Hey, Simon Pegg and Nick Frost! Hey, Daniel Craig and Andy Serkis! Hey, the screenwriting talents of Edgar Wright and Joe Cornish! Hey, motion capture!