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  • 'Star Trek Into Darkness'

    'Star Trek Into Darkness'
    It's appropriate that director J.J. Abrams' exciting and smart sci-fi adventure is the second entry in the rebooted "Star Trek" movie franchise, since it has a number of links to "Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan." A dangerous renegade (Benedict...
  • Video/Q&A: 'The World's End' star/co-writer Simon Pegg, star Nick Frost, director/co-writer Edgar Wright

    Video/Q&A: 'The World's End' star/co-writer Simon Pegg, star Nick Frost, director/co-writer Edgar Wright
    “The World’s End” star/co-writer Simon Pegg wants to make a distinction between his film, which involves five guys on an epic pub crawl, and the Chicago-made, likewise beer-centric “Drinking Buddies.” “’...
  • 'The World's End' review: Let's do this one more time

    'The World's End' review: Let's do this one more time
    ***1/2 (out of four) Be honest: If you could drop everything right now and, with no consequences, go on an epic pub crawl with your best friends, you would, right? Maybe, maybe not. But Gary (Simon Pegg) discovers what most people already know: You can'...
  • 'The World's End' is a reunion, with an open bar ★★★ 1/2

    'The World's End' is a reunion, with an open bar ★★&#9733 1/2
    Zippy, kinetic and brashly funny, "The World's End" comes to the U.S. from its native England hard on the heels of "This Is the End," an American comedy about ordinary mortals (comedians, actually, so maybe not so ordinary) manning up to deal with...
  • Review: 'The World's End' feels like a celebration

    August has been a particularly rich month for movies that fall between the mindless, overblown summer superhero blockbusters and the polished prestige of the super-serious Oscar brigade to come. Edgar Wright's "The World's End" is the right movie for this...
  • 'Butler' likely to be No. 1 again as 'Mortal Instruments' disappoints

    "The Butler" is on its way to making a tidy profit for the Weinstein Co. Starring Forest Whitaker as a White House employee who served eight presidents, "Butler" got off to a robust start last weekend, debuting at No. 1 with $24.6 million. The Lee...
  • 'The World's End' a refreshing late-summer comedy, critics say

    "The World's End," the latest film from director Edgar Wright and actors Simon Pegg and Nick Frost, marks the third installment in their Cornetto Trilogy, along with the zombie farce "Shaun of the Dead" and the cop comedy "Hot Fuzz." The trilogy takes its...
  • Film Review: Body snatchers and 'The World's End'

    Film Review: Body snatchers and 'The World's End'
    Writer/director Edgar Wright first became known in the U.K. for the TV series “Spaced.” His fame spread internationally when he reteamed with “Spaced” stars/cowriters Simon Pegg and Nick Frost to make “Shaun of the Dead&...
  • 'The Butler' continues to dominate box office

    'The Butler' continues to dominate box office
    Sony Pictures decided to abandon "Lee Daniels' The Butler," placing its 2013 summer bets on "White House Down" and "After Earth." Think the studio wishes it now had made a different decision? "The Butler," whose financing was cobbled together by...
  • Box office: 'The Butler' continues to lead as 'World's End' begins

    "Lee Daniels' The Butler" continued its strong showing at the box office on Friday, taking in an estimated $4.7 million on its way to an expected second weekend atop the chart. Starring Forest Whitaker as a White House employee who served under eight U....
  • Is 'Despicable Me 2' this summer's best animated movie? [Poll]

    Is 'Despicable Me 2' this summer's best animated movie? [Poll]
    There's no dispute that "Despicable Me 2" is a runaway smash. On Saturday, the animated sequel eclipsed $800 million at the global box office, more than $250 million better than the 2010 original. That total puts "Despicable Me 2" in the top 40 of...