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  • Film review: Brad Bird adds wit to 'Mission: Impossible'

    Film review: Brad Bird adds wit to 'Mission: Impossible'
    “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...
  • Simon Pegg will always be a fanboy at heart

    Simon Pegg will always be a fanboy at heart
    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...
  • 'The Adventures of Tintin'

    'The Adventures of Tintin'
    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...
  • Simon Pegg guest voices on 'Star Wars: The Clone Wars'

    Simon Pegg guest voices on 'Star Wars: The Clone Wars'
    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."...
  • 'Paul'

    'Paul'
    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...
  • 'Mission: Impossible 4': Cruise, cars and whatever a Ghost Protocol is

    'Mission: Impossible 4': Cruise, cars and whatever a Ghost Protocol is
    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...
  • 'Mission: Impossible -- Ghost Protocol'

    'Mission: Impossible -- Ghost Protocol'
    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...
  • Movie Preview: Paul, the latest trailer of the alien escapes from Area 51 comedy

     
    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......
  • This weekend, see ‘Lincoln Lawyer,’ and maybe ‘Limitless’ or ‘Paul’

     
    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, &#...
  • Movie Review: Paul

     
    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-...
  • The Lefty Hollywood Watch: Is 'Paul' really a Christian trashing film?

     
    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......