| Dec 23, 2011
| 3:55 PM
“Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol” gallops into theaters almost exactly on schedule — its predecessors came out in 1996, 2000 and 2006 — and (more importantly) just in time to rescue Tom Cruise's flagging box-office...
| Jun 17, 2011
Simon Pegg is as close as you can get to a real-life geek superhero; his special powers include a real affection for Comic-Con culture and stepping into that imaginary world. As a boy, Pegg was swept away by his geek loves: live theater and the...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 9:49 AM
Long an iconic figure in Europe, the title character gets the performance-capture style of animation from director Steven Spielberg and producer Peter Jackson in this Golden Globe Award-winning saga.
Young reporter Tintin (voice of Jamie Bell) aligns...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 1:06 PM
Simon Pegg joins the roster of stars who have lent their voices to "Star Wars: The Clone Wars" in the latest episode, called "Bounty."
The "Star Trek" and "Shaun of the Dead" actor voices the character Dengar, who appeared in "The Empire Strikes Back."...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 9:39 AM
The animated extraterrestrial here isn't too family-friendly ... thanks to writers and co-stars Simon Pegg and Nick Frost, whose edgy satires also include "Shaun of the Dead" and "Hot Fuzz." They play a couple of British visitors to America who cross...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 4:50 AM
Not sure if we are really that excited for another "Mission: Impossible," but — look! — cars explode, Simon Pegg is there and we're totally curious about the latter part of the film's official title — "Mission: Impossible 4 — Ghost...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 9:09 AM
The espionage franchise got a major re-energizing - which also didn't hurt star Tom Cruise's career - with this hugely successful fourth movie spinoff of the classic TV series, the first live-action feature directed by animation veteran Brad Bird ("The...
| Jan 8, 2011
Simon Pegg and Nick Frost, of course, with Seth Rogen as the voice of the alien, whom we see a LOT of in this trailer (no mystery there), Sigourney Weaver, Jason Bateman, Kisten Wiig, Jane Lynch, Blythe Danner. A laugh or two in it. The trailer, I mean......
| Mar 18, 2011
Better movies are slowly slipping into theaters as this, the year of box office discontent rolls on. My reviews tumble right into line with the Metacritic mean — “Lincoln Lawyer” is pretty good, “Limitless” not as good, ...
| Mar 16, 2011
Those “Hot Fuzz” Brits Simon Pegg and Nick Frost make their Hollywood debut with “Paul,” a sometimes amusing meet-the-alien farce that aims to be every fanboy's wet dream. But it's sort of their shot at a foul-mouthed pot-sex-...
| Mar 21, 2011
The conservative right has its story and it's sticking to it: Any tax increase is a sign of Armageddon, teachers unions are out to destroy our educational system, Barack Obama is a Final Four-obsessed Socialist mandarin and, oh yeah, Hollywood......