Articles Posted in the " Hot Fuzz " Category


  • The war against ‘sizeist’ Hollywood. Are you in, or out?

    There‚Äôs no denying that the ‘size zero’ culture has taken over the entertainment industry, and there is now an increasingly huge amount of pressure on film and TV stars to conform to Hollywood’s idea of perfection. But that idea is changing all the time – skinny was in, then curvy was in and now they just can’t make up their minds.



  • The Guard

    Take In Bruges, add a dash of Hot Fuzz and you have The Guard, a sharply observed comedy set in Ireland, it may not please the easily offended but there are enough laughs here to ensure that Brendan Gleeson’s star turn is a must-see.


  • Cheat Sheet: Simon Pegg

    From the nervy world of stand up comedy to the bright lights of Hollywood, Simon Pegg has made quite a journey. Pre-empting a shaky critical reception of the soon-to-land Paul, we review the rise (soon to fall?) of everyone’s favourite supergeek.


  • Scott Pilgrim vs. the World

    Over the years we’ve seen plenty of comics turned into films, which normally entails lifting the characters and plot and leaving everything comic-specific behind. Fair enough. But what about a comic that’s turned into a bigger, brighter, flashier comic with, like, Michael Cera and moving bits? Edgar Wright’s extraordinary film is more fun than waking up and discovering you’re Mario.


  • New Scott Pilgrim Trailer online

    Hurrah! In a world filled with re-makes, re-runs and Sex and The City 2: Pigs In The City, it’s truly glorious to remember that films such as Scott Pilgrim Vs The World are still on the horizon. And the new trailer looks, frankly, awesome-tastic.


  • Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World: Vegas Screening Highlights

    Super-secret showing of Scott Pilgrim vs. The World reveals a classic in the making! In Vegas, the select few were treated to a test audience screening of Edgar Wright’s up-and-coming Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, and all the results say this is gonna be an awesome mashup of everything we love about the cinema. And NES games. Hell yes.


  • RIP Edward Woodward

    The well known and highly respected actor Edward Woodward OBE has died near his home in Padstow. He was 79 years old. Born in 1930, Woodward is probably best known to film lovers for his role of Sergeant Neil Howie in the classic 1973 horror film The Wicker Man.