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Why It Works: Shaun Of The Dead

Why It Works is an ongoing column which breaks down some of the most acclaimed films in history and explores what makes them so iconic, groundbreaking, and memorable. ****SPOILERS AHEAD**** BABY DRIVER hits theaters next week, giving us the long anticipated fifth film from writer/director Edgar Wright . While Brits will know Wright as the director of the Channel 4...
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Face-Off: Shaun of the Dead vs. Hot Fuzz

I see you're back for more, indulgers of the obscene. I can only imagine so, as last week was a much more easily won victory by THE MUMMY over it's inferior little brother, THE MUMMY RETURNS than many believed. But this week we have a more contentious battle on our hands. Oh yes...the kind of battle where big words must be used. This time around you will have to hold back your gasps as much...
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Star Trek: Discovery to boldly go with a September premiere date & more!

Are you ready to boldly go into a new STAR TREK television series? Well, mic check your communicators, make sure you don't wear anything the color red, and prepare to board STAR TREK: DISCOVERY beginning on Sunday, September 24th , with a special broadcast premiere on the CBS TV network which is set to air from 8:30-9:30 PM . Additionally, the first and second episode of the...
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Pegg & Frost announce Stolen Picture banner & Slaughterhouse Rulez horror

Back in March of this year, best buds and ofttimes collaborators Simon Pegg and Nick Frost announced that they were getting the band back together for a new project . Today, the kings of the Cornetto Trilogy (SHAUN OF THE DEAD< HOT FUZZ, WORLD'S END) have unveiled their new film and TV production banner Stolen Picture. As a way of celebrating their new label, the duo have...
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Easter Egg Countdown - Star Trek Beyond (video)

The third installment of the rebooted STAR TREK franchise featured a bit more of the otherworldly adventure that was featured in the old '60's TV show, while still retaining some of the space-travel escapades as well. With JJ Abrams being replaced by FAST & FURIOUS franchise regular Justin Lin and the rest of the established cast, including Chris Pine , Zachary Quinto ,...
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Star Trek: Discovery adds Penny Dreadful & Battlestar Galactica alums

Nanu nanu! I'm only kidding, I'm perfectly aware that when it comes to Star Trek, fans are always hoping to boldly go where no one has gone before. Speaking of which, this afternoon, several actors have been added to the cast list of CBS All Access' STAR TREK DISCOVERY. That's cool, right? However, I'm about to sweeten the pot by reporting that everyone who's...
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I Want That: Star Trek's Tricorder

I frickin' love science! In fact, I love it so much that I married a microbiologist. Okay, so maybe my loving my wife has very little to do with her job, but damn does she look mighty fine in a lab coat! Anyway, would it be fair to assume that you know of at least a few nifty devices that have been featured throughout the years as a part of the STAR TREK franchise? My personal...
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Simon Pegg lands a starring role in Katharine O'Brien's Lost Transmissions

Sometimes, it's easy to peg actors as being experts in one particular form of acting but not in others. When I think of the comedic actor Simon Pegg , my brain automatically goes to films like SHAUN OF THE DEAD, the MISSION IMPOSSIBLE franchise and the British sitcom SPACED. However, that's not to say that, every now and again, an actor can't surprise you by stepping...
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Simon Pegg & Nick Frost are getting the band back together for a new project

It's been more than three years since comedians Nick Frost and Simon Pegg collaborated on a TV or film project together, but we're now getting word from the Dynamic Duo themselves that plans for a new project are underway!  In an interview with Inverse Entertainment , Nick Frost  told the outlet, "Simon and I are working on something....
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Jason Isaacs will play the captain on Star Trek: Discovery

Earlier this year it was announced that CBS' new show, Star Trek: Discovery, has been pushed back to late this year or early next . A shame for fans looking forward to the franchise returning to its roots, although the following news should alleviate that pain! The Hollywood Reporter has announced that Lucius Malfoy himself, Jason Isaacs , has signed on to play none other than the...
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Unfortunately, Star Trek: Discovery will warp into a later premiere date

The past 48 hours have been a bit of a rough go for Star Trek fans. First, STAR TREK BEYOND lost its chance to snag a much-deserved award for Best Makeup & Hair Styling at the 87th Academy Awards to David Ayer 's SUICIDE SQUAD, and now, it's being reported that the much-anticipated television show STAR TREK: DISCOVERY has been delayed. It's a real bummer, I know....
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Cool Videos: Zoe Saldana enlists the help of Stephen Hawking in this short

The following short film, QUANTUM IS CALLING, follows Zoe Saldana as she enlists the help of Stephen Hawking to solve a quantum riddle in order to get Simon Pegg ’s cat back. That's right. Zoe. Stephen. Simon. Cat. This seems like a bit of an odd topic to tackle in a short film, but director Alex Winter (of Bill & Ted fame) has delivered something similar in the short...
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