Monday, August 19, 2013

The World's End Review: Finale to Cornetto Trilogy

Throughout his career, director Edgar Wright has established himself as a pop culture auteur in the vein of Danny Boyle and Quentin Tarantino. His films are rife with pop culture nostalgia as well as tremendous amounts of energetic style and fun. His latest film "The World's End" not only concludes the famed Cornetto trilogy, but continues to establish Wright as one of the most unique voices in modern movies.

For the uninitiated, the Cornetto trilogy (based on the three colors of Cornetto ice cream) was initiated by the hilarious zombie film "Shaun of the Dead" and was followed up by the equally sensational "Hot Fuzz." Leading the charge in both films is the terrific duo of Simon Pegg and Nicholas Frost and they return for a third part that is arguably the most unpredictable of the three films. Continue Reading

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