Archive for May, 2013

This morning, I woke up to wonderful news.  After the instant comedy classics Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz, the British duo Simon Pegg and Nick Frost join forces once again with director Edgar Wright in Wright’s next and last comedy in the “Three Flavours Cornetto Trilogy“, The World’s End.  The World’s End will follow 5 best friends on a legendary pub crawl that they could not finish back in their teenager days. They must go to 12 pubs and have 12 pints, ending their run in The World’s End pub.  However, it seems like a lot has changed since they had last been to that little town where the pub crawl takes place.  It even feels like a different planet… (more…)

Rating: 4/4

The Marvel Cinematic Universe has been on a streak for a long time now, doing great movie after great movie.  First with Iron Man, followed by The Incredible HulkIron Man 2ThorCaptain America: The First Avenger, and ending it bigger than ever with the record-breaking The Avengers.  Now, Phase 2 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe has begun.  And, oh boy, what a start.  Iron Man 3, which I got the pleasure to see before it was even released in the United States, is the best superhero movie Marvel has released up-to-date.  It is what The Dark Knight is to DC; it is Marvel’s perfect film.  It is a darker, funnier, and more exciting sequel of the Iron Man series.  It is flawless, with an above-perfect performance by Robert Downey Jr. as Iron Man and, even more so, as Tony Stark, joined by a superb cast that elevates this movie to other levels of greatness. (more…)