Actor: Simon Pegg

Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol (2011)

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Desperate to see a film in a theater on New Year’s Day, I resorted to seeing this popcorn flick, as it was at the only theater I knew of that was open today. I have never seen any of the Mission: Impossible films, although I was somewhat interested in the first one, as I happened […]

Burke and Hare (2010)

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Since the last film John Landis made that anyone took notice of was Blues Brothers 2000 (confusingly made in 1998 despite the title), a film so obviously ill-advised that no one bothered to see it, it was natural to think that he would probably never make another film again. But he has made one of […]

Hot Fuzz (2007)

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I don’t have much time for British school of MTV-style filmmaking best represented by Guy Ritchie’s Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998). It just strikes me as trying too hard to be cool. Edgar Wright’s Shaun of the Dead clearly falls into this school, but it actually uses its camera tricks to create an […]

Random Quote

“This is thirsty work.”
-William Burke (Simon Pegg)
from Burke and Hare