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Is This the Future of Entertainment News? Mission: Impossible -- Rogue Nation Report

Dan Persons | Posted 07.31.2015 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Okay, so this "update" about MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE -- ROGUE NATION is a little late, but lateness isn't really an issue here, and there's a reason for that.

Mission: Impossible -- Rogue Nation

Dwight Brown | Posted 07.30.2015 | Entertainment
Dwight Brown

Credit McQuarrie for crafting colorful antagonists, even if the plot line is not all the impressive and the dialogue is only intermittently memorable. At some point you won't care.

Zaki's Review: Mission: Impossible -- Rogue Nation

Zaki Hasan | Posted 07.29.2015 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

Nearly two decades out, Ethan Hunt has become the star's signature role, and at 53, the indefatigable action hero hasn't lost a step as he runs, jumps, rides and drives from eye-popping set piece to the next with both will and skill.

Drunk Ron Weasley Wishing Harry Potter 'Happy Birthday' Is Pure Magic

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 07.29.2015 | Comedy

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Simon Pegg On Penetrating The 'Thicket Of Nonsense' Around Tom Cruise

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 07.28.2015 | Entertainment

As both an enormous movie star and the de facto face of Scientology, Tom Cruise is a true object of national fascination. So what's it reall...

Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation Premieres in the Hamptons

Regina Weinreich | Posted 07.25.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Introducing the latest in the franchise, Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation, to an East Hampton audience that included Rudy Giuliani, Lorne Michaels, Matt Lauer, Gayle King, Dan Abrams, Christie Brinkley, Alec Baldwin, who plays it straight as CIA boss Allen Hunley.

Simon Pegg Clarifies His Comments That Geek Culture Is 'Childish'

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 05.20.2015 | Entertainment

Simon Pegg caused a stir in the Force of sci-fi fans on Tuesday when he said some rather condemning comments about genre films. In an interview wi...

Robin Williams Voices A Dog In 'Absolutely Anything,' One Of His Final Films

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 05.04.2015 | Entertainment

When school teacher Neil Clarke (Simon Pegg) is given super powers by a group of aliens in "Absolutely Anything," he realizes he can do just that. Bes...

Matthew Jacobs

Lake Bell Is Ready For The Rom-Com Renaissance

HuffingtonPost.com | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 04.27.2015 | Entertainment

The number of articles written about the death of the romantic comedy is neither romantic nor comedic. In fact, it's downright depressing. But it's ti...

'Mission Impossible 5' Gets A 'Rogue' Title And Bonkers Trailer

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 03.22.2015 | Entertainment

"You got your seat belt on?" Ethan Hunt asks Benji Dunn as a BMW flies backwards off a set of stairs. That's just one part of the madness that compris...

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.

Dear Hackers: Your Nude Photo Threats Against Emma Watson Only Help The Women's Rights Cause

Nikki Gloudeman | Posted 11.23.2014 | Women
Nikki Gloudeman

These hackers have shown just how important such a campaign it is -- single-handedly refuting any claims that gender inequality and ugly misogyny are no longer a problem.

An Exhilarating and Profound Modern Fable: Hector and the Search for Happiness

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 11.09.2014 | Entertainment
Dr. Reese Halter

Hector is smothered by a stable job and bathed in general unhappiness. Then one afternoon, Hector decides that he wants to discover the meaning of happiness, and tells his girlfriend that he must set forth immediately on his research quest.

Simon Pegg's Search for Happiness Leads to East Hampton

Regina Weinreich | Posted 09.28.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Introducing Simon Pegg at the East Hampton Cinema last night, at a special screening of his new movie, Hector and the Search for Happiness, Gwyneth Pa...

Daniel Radcliffe Disguised Himself As Spider-Man During Comic-Con

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 07.29.2014 | Entertainment

Daniel Radcliffe just Peter Parker'ed himself. Apparently, the actor dressed himself in a Spider-Man getup -- complete with face mask -- and walke...

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.

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.

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.

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.

Simon Pegg's 12 Stages Of Drunkenness

Posted 09.12.2013 | Comedy

Simon Pegg stopped by Conan on Tuesday to talk about "The World's End," which was released in the U.S. on August 23. In the film, Pegg portrays a ...

Simon Pegg & Nick Frost Sang 'Get Lucky' & It Was AWESOME

Posted 08.28.2013 | Comedy

Behold, Cornetto Trilogy fans! Here is Simon Pegg and Nick Frost of "The World's End" singing "Get Lucky" last month on 95.8 Capital FM in London. An...

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. Beabetterbooktalker.com'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.

'Star Trek' Star Dings 'Man Of Steel'

Posted 08.23.2013 | Entertainment

"Man of Steel" was one of this summer's biggest financial hits, but with that monetary reward came lots of debate surrounding the film's ending, an or...

Christopher Rosen

'World's End' Star Explains Wild On-Set Injury

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

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