Articles tagged nick frost

Summer of Same: August 2009

With names like Tarantino, Lee, and Zombie, the final month of the season pulls out all the film geek stops. Still, the only guarantee is familiarity, not freshness.

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The New Golden Age of British TV Comedy

Every once in awhile, Britain rules over America. The Office, Spaced, Coupling and other British shows are gradually narrowing the Atlantic-sized gap between the United States and England.

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Off the Radar - The Top 30 DVDs of 2008

Oddly enough, while the major studios continue scratching their heads over how to sell yet another new format (Blu-ray) to disinterested consumers, several outside distributors made sure that this would be a digital year to remember.

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27 Jul 2008 // 10:00 PM

Spaced: The Complete Series

Call it the British equivalent of Arrested Development, the next step following Freaks & Geeks and Undeclared -- just make sure you call it absolutely brilliant.

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Digital Dynamite: The 30 Best DVDs of 2007

It was the year of the behemoth box set, the multi-disc triumph that tried to give long suffering fans everything their demanding little digital hearts ever desired. Here are PopMatters' 30 picks for the best DVDs of the year.

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Performance Art: The Best Acting of 2007 - Male

From the tender and eerie precision of Sam Riley's depiction of Joy Division singer Ian Curtis in Control to yet another superlative performance by Daniel Day-Lewis in There Will Be Blood, PopMatters highlights the best male actors of 2007.

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28 Jul 2007 // 11:22 AM

‘Bad Boys’ influenced the British makers of ‘Hot Fuzz’

The British comedy “Hot Fuzz,” out this week on DVD, plays like a compendium of every action movie and cop thriller cliche ever made. The

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23 Apr 2007 // 10:00 PM

Hot Fuzz (2007)

Hot Fuzz is all about the guys. And who needs girls when you have guns?

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20 Apr 2007 // 5:10 AM

‘Hot Fuzz’: Filmakers approve the use of deadly farce

"The one word that we bristle at is 'spoof.'"

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20 Apr 2007 // 2:15 AM

‘Hot Fuzz’: An Over-the-top Brit-riff

Simon Pegg is the silliest David Caruso since the real one in Hot Fuzz, an over-the-top Brit-riff on cop movies, cop shows and the CSI

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19 Apr 2007 // 3:00 PM

Taking aim at cop movies with ‘Hot Fuzz’

Most filmmakers hate the city-a-day promotion tours that inevitably end up producing a lot more sitting around—in airports, airplanes, taxis, hotel rooms and restaurants—

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23 Sep 2004 // 12:00 AM

Shaun of the Dead (2004)

Casting Bill Nighy as a zombie -- or more accurately, a zombie to be -- may not be precisely innovative, but it's clever and wholly enjoyable.

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Country Fried Rock: Year of October

// Sound Affects

"When you dive into Bandcamp to find new music outside of your normal circles, you sometimes hit paydirt. Enter: Year of October.

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