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Movie Review: Ant Man... CGI Reigns, But Not Much Else

Carole Mallory | Posted 07.15.2016 | Entertainment
Carole Mallory

Paul Rudd is charming as the Ant Man. He is not too broad which he has a tendency to be, but plays it just right.

Movie Review: Ant-Man -- Hold the insecticide

Marshall Fine | Posted 07.16.2016 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I believe comic-book movies -- and the overweening Comic-Con mentality that has consumed the Hollywood studios -- are strangling the movie industry, in part because these movies are so generic. Which may be why I enjoyed Ant-Man so much.

Pharrell's New Video Features Flying Monolith Daft Punk Helmets

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 10.07.2014 | Entertainment

Last week, Pharrell released the psychedelic anime trip of a video for "It Girl." This week, he teamed up with director Edgar Wright to deliver a jour...

Greg Nicotero From The Walking Dead on Shaun Of The Dead Zombie-versary

Aaron Sagers | Posted 11.24.2014 | Entertainment
Aaron Sagers

Greg Nicotero has a lot of blood on his hands. After living it up amongst reanimated corpses for nearly 30 years, the special effects master and frequent director of The Walking Dead is a superstar within the zombie genre.

How Edgar Wright Makes Everything Funnier

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 05.29.2014 | Comedy

If you've had trouble putting into words what it is that Edgar Wright, director of "Shaun Of The Dead", "Scott Pilgrim", and "The World's End," does t...

Edgar Wright Leaves 'Ant-Man' [UPDATE]

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 05.24.2014 | Entertainment

Edgar Wright has left "Ant-Man." Wright and Marvel released a statement about the decision (via The Hollywood Reporter): Marvel and Edgar Wright jo...

Interview With Nick Frost on Cuban Fury, Wrapping Up the Cornetto Trilogy

Zaki Hasan | Posted 06.12.2014 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

I had the chance to talk with the genial and gregarious Frost a few weeks ago about where the first fires of Fury started to burn, and his thoughts on having wrapped up the "Cornetto" films.

'Lost' Star Lands Big Marvel Role?

Posted 02.06.2014 | Entertainment

Former "Lost" star Evangeline Lilly is apparently Edgar Wright's top choice to play the female lead in "Ant-Man," the upcoming Marvel movie Wright is ...

Michael Douglas Joins 'Ant-Man'

Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

Fresh off his controversial Golden Globes speech on Sunday night, Michael Douglas has been cast in Marvel's "Ant-Man." According to a press release fr...

The Year's End: an Essay for Your Consideration

Tony Bartolone | Posted 03.02.2014 | Entertainment
Tony Bartolone

Some waning magic, some vanishing courage, some dumb beauty. This cinema sensation will not be recognized with awards. But be there no doubt about it, The World's End is the most important movie of the year.

Paul Rudd Is Playing Ant-Man

Posted 12.19.2013 | Entertainment

UPDATE: Marvel has confirmed that Paul Rudd will play Ant-Man in Edgar Wright's upcoming "Ant-Man." “When Edgar Wright came to us with the idea ...

Simon Pegg, Nick Frost on Pub Crawls, Friendship at 'The World's End'

Aaron Sagers | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment
Aaron Sagers

Out now on DVD/Blu-ray, The World's End follows Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz -- and once again stars Pegg and Frost, and is directed by Edgar Wright.

Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Paul Rudd Up For 'Ant-Man' Role?

Posted 10.15.2013 | Entertainment

Marvel really wants to get into the Joseph Gordon-Levitt business. Months after it was revealed that Gordon-Levitt was on the short list to star in "G...

Everything I Know About British People

Carol Hartsell | Posted 12.08.2013 | Comedy
Carol Hartsell

Ever since I was old enough to have self-deprecating thoughts, I've been aware of one fundamental truth: British people are better than me. They've got cooler accents, more interesting hair, come naturally dressed in layers, and they're both funnier and more miserable than anyone has a right to be.

Edgar Wright Teases 'Ant-Man'

Posted 10.02.2013 | Entertainment

Edgar Wright hit Twitter on Wednesday to express his love for "Gravity" ("Best movie of the year"), recall his first day of production on "The World's...

Big Move For 'Ant-Man'

Posted 09.10.2013 | Entertainment

Disney has moved up the release date for Edgar Wright's "Ant-Man" from Nov. 6, 2015 to July 31, 2015. The four-month shift takes Wright's superhero ad...

Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast: The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones; The World's End & You're Next

Dan Persons | Posted 10.25.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

It's wasted youth weekend at the Spotlight.'s Andrea Lipinski joins Cinefantastique Online's Steve Biodrowski, Lawrence French, and me to first cast a wary eye at the teen fantasy film The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones.

Christopher Rosen

'World's End' Star Explains Wild On-Set Injury | Christopher Rosen | Posted 08.22.2013 | Entertainment

Nick Frost has done a lot of press for "The World's End," his third feature film with friends Simon Pegg and director Edgar Wright. "I did some mat...

Cult Trilogy Gets Awesome Remix

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 08.21.2013 | Entertainment


Mike Ryan

Simon Pegg To 'Star Trek' Haters: 'F--k You' | Mike Ryan | Posted 08.21.2013 | Entertainment

"Star Trek Into Darkness" grossed just under half a billion dollars worldwide and currently holds an 87 percent Fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Yet d...

Mike Ryan

The Big Change Coming For This Marvel Character | Mike Ryan | Posted 08.20.2013 | Entertainment

"I don't want to talk too much about 'Ant-Man,' I get superstitious." These are the words of Edgar Wright, who, based on his track record, has little ...

Mike Ryan

Simon Pegg Clears Up That Ant-Man Rumor | Mike Ryan | Posted 08.16.2013 | Entertainment

Simon Pegg set off an Internet brush fire on Thursday when he tweeted a photo of himself at Marvel's headquarters standing in front of a mural of pain...

Wild Marvel Rumor Spreads After Harmless Tweet

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 08.15.2013 | Entertainment

From the files of Vin Diesel comes this bit of Thursday evening news speculation: Simon Pegg, who is in New York promoting Edgar Wright's upcoming fil...

Spoiler Filled New Trailer For Hush-Hush Comedy Revealed

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 05.22.2013 | Entertainment

Director Edgar Wright and star Simon Pegg have tried to keep a lid on the contents of their latest collaboration, "The World's End." Speculation was t...

Cult Comedy Favorites Wrap Up Trilogy

Posted 05.08.2013 | Entertainment

The Three Flavors Cornetto trilogy -- or Blood and Ice-Cream trilogy -- isn't as well known as something like "Star Wars" or Christopher Nolan's Dark ...