(From Merciful | Focus Features | Getty Images)The World's End is filled with references to goth music. Simon Pegg's character, Gary King, loves the Sisters of Mercy so much he has the band's logo tattooed on his chest. For a certain kind of movie fan it is enormously fulfilling to see their love of this often derided musical genre, which peaked somewhere around 1989, embraced so unabashedly.We had a chance to speak with Pegg, and his World's End cohorts, Nick Frost and Edgar Wright, about...Read Full Story
Simon Pegg, Edgar Wright, and Nick Frost. (Getty Images)The World's End is the third movie in what's come to be known among fans as The Cornetto Trilogy, a series of movies that tackle classic genres for big laughs. Shaun of the Dead, the first in the trilogy, hit theaters in 2004 and lampooned the well-worn tropes of zombie movies. It also launched the careers of Simon Pegg, Edgar Wright, and Nick Frost. As a writing team, Wright and Pegg were clearly onto something, so they worked together...Read Full Story
In most social circles, part of growing up means growing apart. Your childhood friends don't always jive with your adult self, even if one of the old gang refuses to let go of the idealized past. That's the starter premise for The World's End, the third collaboration between the guys who brought us Shaun of the Dead and Hott Fuzz. But, again, that's just the beginning.
Simon Pegg stars as the one friend keen on a reunion who recruits his old drinking buddies to complete the pub crawl that...Read Full Story
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