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  • Critic's Pick: 'The World's End' caps summer with a fun pub crawl

    Natural and supernatural forces go haywire in the male midlife hysteria of "The World's End," starring Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Paddy Considine and others of the fab and fabled "Hot Fuzz" and "Shaun of the Dead" crews. The comic blast follows five fortyish...
  • New Releases: Kirk and crew are tested in 'Star Trek Into Darkness'

    New Releases: Kirk and crew are tested in 'Star Trek Into Darkness'
    Star Trek Into Darkness Paramount, $29.99; Blu-ray, $39.99/$54.99 Available on VOD beginning Sept. 10 Although it's not as much fun as the 2009 "Star Trek" reboot, J.J. Abrams' sequel has the same major asset as its predecessor: a winning cast...
  • 'Big Chill' meets 'Body Snatchers' in hilarious 'World's End'

    The World's End Universal, $29.98; Blu-ray, $34.98 Available on VOD beginning Nov. 19 After giving zombie flicks and cop movies a British accent with the send-ups/homages "Shaun of the Dead" and "Hot Fuzz," director Edgar Wright and his co-...
  • DVD Review: See 'The World's End' before it's too late

    DVD Review: See 'The World's End' before it's too late
    The year is almost over, and my favorite film so far is Edgar Wright's “The World's End,” his third feature collaboration with Simon Pegg and Nick Frost. When it came out, I mentioned how much I looked forward to the home video release,...
  • Disney's 'Planes' takes flight as best-selling DVD and Blu-ray title

    Disney's 'Planes' takes flight as best-selling DVD and Blu-ray title
    Disney's 3-D animated summer movie "Planes" appears to have some lift as a home entertainment title, soaring to the top of Rentrak's DVD and Blu-ray sales chart in its first week in release. Featuring the voice of comedian Dane Cook, the "Cars"...
  • TV review: 'Mob City' mines noir cliches to death

    TV review: 'Mob City' mines noir cliches to death
    Frank Darabont turned his love of old horror films into the hugely successful zombie thriller "The Walking Dead" before parting ways with AMC. In "Mob City" (8 p.m. CST Dec. 4, TNT; 1.5 stars out of 4) he shares his enthusiasm for film noir, but with...
  • 'Mob City' on TNT fills a TV noir niche nicely

     'Mob City' on TNT fills a TV noir niche nicely
    Frank Darabont, whose last stab at television brought forth AMC's "The Walking Dead," from which he later departed under still-murky circumstances, has created a new series, "Mob City," for TNT. It is also, in its way, about the living dead, reviving as...
  • 'Mob City' recap: LAPD detective kills for love, not money

    'Mob City' recap: LAPD detective kills for love, not money
    There are many reasons to kill a man, such as for money or revenge, observes L.A. police Det. Joe Teague (Jon Bernthal). But Joe kills for love -- love for his sexy ex-wife Jasmine Fontaine (Alexa Davales), a good girl apparently gone bad. Killing for...
  • 'The World's End'

    'The World's End'
    Yes, humanity at large faces a crisis in the latest satirical teaming from British humorists Simon Pegg and Nick Frost ("Shaun of the Dead," "Hot Fuzz"), along with returning director Edgar Wright ... but The World's End also is a name of a bar at the end...
  • Review: 'Oscar Nominated Short Films 2014: Animation' a mixed bag

    Review: 'Oscar Nominated Short Films 2014: Animation' a mixed bag
    The five Academy Award nominees for animated short film this year split up into two disparate groups: happy meal and white tablecloth. Originally shown with the Disney feature film "Frozen," "Get a Horse!" is the best known and most seen of the bunch....
  • '12 Years a Slave,' 'American Hustle' dominate Critic's Choice nods

    '12 Years a Slave,' 'American Hustle' dominate Critic's Choice nods
    Steve McQueen's "12 Years a Slave" and David O. Russell's "American Hustle" dominated the Broadcast Film Critics Assn.'s 19th Critics' Choice Movie Award nominations on Monday morning. Both films, which also tied for the most Golden Globe nods last...