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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation’ Has Thrills, Laughs, Cruise

Film: Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation Starring: Tom Cruise, Rebecca Ferguson, Jeremy Renner Directed by: Christopher McQuarrie As you may have seen in the trailers, Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation sports the most dangerous stunt yet: Tom Cruise hanging from the side of a cargo plane as it takes off. No matter how silly that […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Kill Me Three Times’

Film: Kill Me Three Times Directed by: Kriv Stenders Starring: Simon Pegg, Alice Braga, Teresa Palmer Just based on the conception of an idea for a film, people are going to start relating it to past cinematic efforts. On the other hand, some ideas borrow so much from others that they end up trying harder […]

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‘Kill Me Three Times’ Red Band Trailer: Simon Pegg Has A Hankering For Killing

Simon Pegg is no slouch to genre cinema. After starring in Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz, and The World’s End, it seems like he has become a welcome staple to whatever film he becomes a part of. This time around, he breaks the mold and plays an assassin set out to finish a job […]

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10 Years of Blood and Beers: Celebrating a Decade of ‘Shaun Of The Dead’

To this day, I remember exactly where I was the first time I saw Shaun of the Dead in 2004, and why I was watching it. My roommate and I caught a preview for it before another movie we were watching on DVD and immediately ventured over to our local movie place to rent a […]

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Simon Pegg & Nick Frost to Get Animated as Their ‘Shaun Of The Dead’ Characters in ‘Phineas And Ferb’ Halloween Special

If you’re at all into cartoons and have never watched the Disney Channel’s Phineas and Ferb, I highly suggest you give it a shot. Alongside the ridiculously awesome and hilarious Gravity Falls, Phineas and Ferb is top-notch animated entertainment. Anyway, as we typically don’t feature television news on Under The Gun, this bit involves one […]

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Simon Pegg Will Return For ‘Mission: Impossible 5’

Just a week after setting a Christmas 2015 release date, Mission: Impossible 5 has added another familiar face to the cast. Simon Pegg has confirmed he will be reprising his role as Benji Dunn in the upcoming M:I5. When asked during a recent press event if he planned to return, Pegg responded, “Yes, absolutely. I’m […]

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‘Mission: Impossible 5’ Set For Christmas 2015 Release, Recruits ‘Jack Reacher’ Director

Ethan Hunt does not fear the excitement people have for Star Wars. Paramount Pictures has set a December 25, 2015 stateside release date for Mission: Impossible 5. The film, which will find Tom Cruise saving the world for a fifth consecutive time, does not currently have release dates set overseas. Christopher McQuarrie, who worked with […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: The World’s End

Movie: The World’s End Director: Edgar Wright Writer: Simon Pegg, Edgar Wright Studio: Big Talk Productions, Relativity Media, Working Title Films The World’s End is a drunken action and comedy masterpiece that has a surprising amount of heart hidden underneath its absurdity. Filmmakers using the same cast and techniques throughout their films is nothing new to […]

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UTG Interview: Edgar Wright, Nick Frost, and Simon Pegg Discuss ‘The World’s End’

This weekend the team of Edgar Wright, Nick Frost, and Simon Pegg deliver the [amazing] final chapter of their Cornetto Trilogy to American moviegoers with the release of The World’s End. The film serves as a thematic companion to Shaun Of The Dead and Hot Fuzz, even though it features none of the same characters, […]

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Time To Finish What You’ve Started: ‘The World’s End’ First Trailer

Last night MSN premiered the first trailer for the upcoming summer comedy, The World’s End. It’s the first movie rirector Edgar Wright has helmed since 2010’s Scott Pilgrim vs. The World. Returning are frequent collaborators Simon Pegg (who co-wrote the movie), Nick Frost, and Martin Freeman. It’s the final movie in what they’ve described as the “Three […]

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Star Trek 2 villain is NOT Khan

In an interview with The Telegraph, Simon Pegg has squashed rumors that Sherlock star and Tumblr favorite Benedict Cumberbatch would be playing Khan in the upcoming Star Trek sequel. “It’s not Khan. That’s a myth. Everyone’s saying it is, but it’s not. I think people just want to have a scoop.” Keep in mind, this is coming from […]

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MOVIE TRAILER: A Fantastic Fear of Everything (Simon Pegg)

A children’s author attempts to overcome his fears and break into adult literature this Summer in Chris Hopewell and British rocker Crispian Mills’ A Fantastic Fear of Everything. Starring Simon Pegg (Sean Of The Dead, Paul), A Fantastic Fear Of Everything” looks to be every bit as quirky as the above description would lead one […]