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Review: Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol
Impossible Missions Force agent Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) returns to the screen in dramatic fashion as new teammate Jane (Paula Patton) and the returning Benji (Simon Pegg) break him out of a Russian prison.
Worthy of an IMAX screen
| December 23, 2011
Review: Burke & Hare
Simon Pegg and Andy Serkis are only faintly humorous as the titular team of assassins, Burke and Hare .
Mediocre black comedy
| December 02, 2011
American excess replaces the British austerity vibe that defined the Simon-Pegg-and-Nick-Frost-starring genre send-ups Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz in this love letter to Reagan-era Spielberg.
E.T. riff confuses fanboy-baiting references with actual gags
| March 18, 2011
Review: Star Trek
The original Star Trek , after all, didn't even complete its five-year mission. Four spinoff TV series, 10 theatrical releases, and millions of dollars of merchandise later, the Enterprise goes back into space with the original cast, if not the origina
Going boldly and well
| May 08, 2009
After The Daytrippers . . .
Greg Mottola didn't make a film for 11 years after his 1997 debut feature, The Daytrippers, caused a small ripple in the indie world.
| March 31, 2009
How To Lose Friends & Alienate People
British comics Rich Gervais and Simon Pegg have attempted the jump to Hollywood, opting to squeeze their eccentric personae into a standard romantic comedy.
Lesson learned, but no laughs
| October 01, 2008
Interview: Simon Pegg
Thirty-eight-year-old British actor Simon Pegg’s US star has been on the rise since his zombie-movie parody Shaun of the Dead shuffled into multiplexes back in 2004.
Shaun of the Dead star on losing friends, alienating people, and wanking off to Gillian Anderson
| October 01, 2008
With pundits already reading political significance into summer blockbusters like The Dark Knight (“Is Batman a stand-in for George Bush? Discuss.”), the meatier movies of fall arrive not a moment too soon.
Films with a full agenda
| September 08, 2008
It's Limey Tuesday on The Sandbox!
It' Limey Tuesday today, as we talk to both Steve Coogan of "Hamlet 2" and Simon Pegg of "How To Lose Friends and Alienate People"....
| August 26, 2008
Simon Pegg is funny.
Spaced makes it to DVD
| August 05, 2008
Run, Fat Boy, Run
Not even new leather can hide the sweat and desperation of this non-starting shill.
Cold feet and Nikes
| March 25, 2008
The party’s over. Time for the lessons to begin.
Fall films face terror at home and abroad
| September 12, 2007
Picture Agatha Christie buggered by Michael Bay, with (old-school) Peter Jackson administering lube.
Laughs and piles of bodies
| April 18, 2007
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