Anderson Scholars have recently begun arguing over the greatest single year in cinema history.
Tony Leung and Andy not director Andrew Lau star as two moles--Leung a cop posing as a gangster, Lau a gangster who's also a respected cop--each of whom needs to root out the other before his cover is blown.
The pace and plot are dizzying, but the movie also works as a study of fractured identity: Expect to be confused for 10 minutes.
Then sit back and enjoy the ride. A Dirty Shame Directed by John Waters Leave it to the raunchy, shameless Waters to concoct a comedy that features an entire town going into heat. Starring a fearless and hilarious Tracey Ullman as a square middle-class mom who gets a bump on the head that turns her into the embodiment of raging lust, this exercise in bad taste is the "Dawn of the Dead" of nymphomania.
Never mean-spirited, "A Dirty Shame" has some big laughs, but it's a one-joke movie that shows its strain well before the finish line.
Shaun of the Dead Directed by Edgar Wright Electronics-store clerk Shaun Simon Pegg is wasting his life downing pints at the local pub with his obnoxious flatmate Ed and underappreciating his way-out-of-his-league girlfriend Liz. He's such a zombie that an entire day passes before he notices a virus is spreading through London, turning everyone into actual zombies--the grunting, gnashing, undead kind.
Will he bother trying? The zombie-movie genre already has some wink-wink funny entries, but this U.
It's a bloody hoot.Shaun of the Dead (Blu-ray) When flesh-eating zombies are on the hunt for a bite to eat, it's up to slacker Shaun (Simon Pegg) and his best pal Ed (Nick Frost) to save their friends and family from becoming the next entree.
— The Fate of the Furious, and Matthew’s guest is film critic Erin Whitney.
Find out where they land on what many are already calling the most polarizing film yet from the eight-film franchise. The film was released worldwide in , receiving critical and financial success.
Hot Fuzz grossed $80,, worldwide. In nine weeks, the film earned nearly twice what Shaun of the Dead made in the US, and more than three times its gross in other timberdesignmag.com Fuzz was successful in worldwide DVD sales as well.
According to “Movie Hot Fuzz-DVD Sales” (Aug. ), over one million DVD.
The drama about conversion therapy is a showcase for the actor who excels at boy-next-door roles. It’s only fitting that the writer-director Edgar Wright’s new movie Baby Driver takes its name from a song. It does, after all, feature all of the songs noted above, among many, many others.
Amazon currently has three of my favorite British buddy movies (The World’s End / Hot Fuzz / Shaun of the Dead) all included in a single blu-ray box set for just $ instead of $ (54%.