All posts tagged "Simon Pegg"

  • Entertainment
    Movie Review – MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE – GHOST PROTOCOL Favors Spectacle Over Complexities of Character and Narrative

    I was able to roll with 99.9999999% of the deliriously over-the-top action beats in Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol.  Josh Holloway\’s IMF agent (again, that\’s “Impossible Mission Force,” not “International Monetary Fund,” for those of you playing our home game) sets the tone in the first two minutes—he eludes two assassins by...

  • Community
    DC Film Beat: Metro Area Cinema for 21 October – 25 October

    We\’re a little more than a week away from Halloween, and D.C. theaters are acting accordingly.  Starting at the West End Cinema today is Steven Soderbergh\’s Contagion.  I flipped (in a good way) for the film HERE and while I wouldn\’t call it straight-up horror (it has no interest in generating false...

  • Entertainment
    Review: Simon Pegg’s ‘Nerd Do Very Well’

    This isn\’t going to be the typical Simon Pegg story, about how a British, nerdy, not-too-handsome guy somehow overcame the odds to become a celebrity in England then charmed the pants off the cynical Tinsel town set. That’s bullocks anyway. It also isn\’t going to be the run-of-the-mill book review. You know...

  • Entertainment
    Movies Opening This Weekend in Seattle, June 24-26

    There\’s a great lineup of movies and venues coming to Seattle to mark the first weekend of summer. Whether you\’re looking to get outside or are in the mood for a classic, Seattle\’s got you covered: First off we have Fantastic Mr. Fox playing at the Egyptian Landmark Theater for a special...

  • Tech
    Zombies Invade Fremont Outdoor Cinema

    The past five weekends have been crazy with all the SIFF-orama that Seattle could possibly handle. This...

  • Entertainment
    A Quick Look At SIFF, Part 5: New Blood

    If you haven\’t made it to any movies at the Seattle International Film Festival yet this year,...