|release date||August 23 2013|
|writer||Edgar Wright, Simon Pegg|
|starring||Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Rosamund Pike, Martin Freeman, Paddy Considine, Eddie Marsan|
|trailer 1||Trailer #1|
|trailer 2||Trailer #2|
SynopsisThe film starts 20 years after five childhood friends attempted an epic pub crawl. The friends reunite when one of them becomes hell bent on trying the drinking marathon again. They are convinced to stage an encore by mate Gary King, a 40-year old man trapped at the cigarette end of his teens, who drags his reluctant pals to their home town and once again attempts to reach the fabled pub, The World’s End. As they attempt to reconcile the past and present, they realize the real struggle is for the future, not just theirs but humankind’s. Reaching The World’s End is the least of their worries.
Edgar Wright’s The World’s End might not have the references and overt “I’m a geek, you’re a geek” camaraderie of Shaun Of The Dead and Hot Fuzz (the first two films in a thematic trilogy completed here), but it’s very much from the heart of a geek who knows you can never go back. There’s no way (and no need) to replicate Shaun, and if the filmmakers had tried they would be succumbing to the same dangerous nostalgia that dots and haunts the life of new protagonist Gary King (Simon Pegg in his best performance to date). Instead, Wright and Pegg, who co-wrote the film, have decided to say goodbye to an era. …Read More