Tag Archives: Simon Pegg

Cinema Review – Ice Age: Collision Course

When Scrat discovers a spaceship that flies him away from Earth, his relentless pursuit of his precious acorn sets off a chain of events that sends a meteor on a collision course with his home planet. On Earth, Manny (Ray Romano), his family and friends lead a race for survival that relies more than a little on impossible feats. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation

Immediately after the events of Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol, with no Secretary in place to guide the IMF, CIA Chief Hunley (Alec Baldwin) sets out to get the IMF shut down. Although the IMF no longer officially exists, Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) sets out to prove the existence of the shadowy organisation The Syndicate, with the help of his loyal friends Benji (Simon Pegg), Brandt (Jeremy Renner) and Luther (Ving Rhames), and the help of a mysterious and dangerous woman named Ilsa (Rebecca Ferguson). Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Man Up

Nancy (Lake Bell) is returning from an engagement party where she was set up on a disastrous blind date when she meets a woman on the train who decides her attitude toward dating is terrible, and leaves her a self help book. As Nancy tries to return the book to the girl at Waterloo Station, she is mistaken for her, by a blind date. Rather than admit the mix up, Nancy decides to go on the date with Jack (Simon Pegg), knowing all too well that this too, could end in disaster. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – The Boxtrolls

At night, the Boxtrolls come out of their home underneath the town of Cheesebridge and forage through the town’s rubbish for things they can use. When a young boy is taken by the Boxtrolls, the town is thrown into a state of fear, and Archibald Snatcher (Ben Kingsley) is tasked by Lord Portley-Rind (Jared Harris) to rid the town of the Boxtrolls once and for all. It is up to Eggs (Isaac Hempstead Wright) to convince the townsfolk that the Boxtrolls are not evil, but kind and gentle, before it is too late. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Hector and the Search for Happiness

Hector (Simon Pegg) is a psychiatrist, who discovers that he is wildly unhappy in his perfectly ordered life. Taking a chance, and leaving his girlfriend Clara (Rosamund Pike) behind, Hector heads on a trip around the world to find out what makes people happy, with the hope that he will find some happiness of his own. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – The World’s End

Gary King (Simon Pegg) reunites with his childhood friends Andy (Nick Frost), Oliver (Martin Freeman), Peter (Eddie Marsan) and Steven (Paddy Considine) in the hopes of finally finishing the epic pub crawl in their home town, that they failed at 20 years ago. Of course, everything is different when the gang returns to Newton Haven, but what they don’t realise is, just how different everything is. Continue reading

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Retro Review – Hot Fuzz

When exceptional London police officer Nicholas Angel (Simon Pegg) is transferred to a small country town – in the hopes that he’ll stop making other officers look bad – he is less than pleased at his new assignment. What he doesn’t realise, however, is that there is a sinister conspiracy afoot in among the community there. Continue reading

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Retro Review – Shaun of the Dead

When the zombie apocalypse hits London, Shaun (Simon Pegg) and Ed (Nick Frost) decide to hole up in their favourite pub and wait for everything to blow over. The only trouble is that Shaun and his girlfriend Liz (Kate Ashfield) broke up, and his great plan for survival may not be the best way to win her back. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Star Trek Into Darkness

WARNING: Contains one spoiler!

The crew of the Enterprise take on John Harrison (Benedict Cumberbatch) after he attacks Star Fleet and goes on the run. Continue reading

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