| Mar 21, 2011
| 1:06 PM
You know that move you do with your hand when you're unimpressed with something? The one where you stick your palm down, you either lay it flat or cup it slightly, and you tilt it from side to side? Perhaps no film has ever made me want to do that move...
| Apr 16, 2011
| 5:02 PM
Do you believe in zombies? I don't.
Ghosts, yes. Zombies, no.
A person can only deal with so many paranormal issues at one time. But believe in them or not, zombies are coming to Costa Mesa, sort of. Not real zombies — movie zombies, and their...
| Jul 26, 2010
When the big studios commit big bucks on their big franchises, the list of directors deemed equal to the task suddenly can grow very small.
FOR THE RECORD:
New directors: An article in Monday's Calendar section about studios'...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 9:39 AM
The animated extraterrestrial here isn't too family-friendly ... thanks to writers and co-stars Simon Pegg and Nick Frost, whose edgy satires also include "Shaun of the Dead" and "Hot Fuzz." They play a couple of British visitors to America who cross...
| Mar 9, 2011
The guys who brought us "Shaun of the Dead" and "Hot Fuzz" are now in the new comedy "Paul"! Simon Pegg and Nick Frost joined The Morning News, check them out...
| Oct 30, 2011
Doubleday: 260 pp., $25.95
Colson Whitehead really couldn't have picked a better time to write a zombie novel. Even looking past its Halloween-adjacent release date, "Zone One" comes at a time when such horrors are...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 4:06 PM
Danny Pudi's "Community" character, Abed Nadir, may have fallen short in RedEye's fourth Best TV Character Tournament this week, but the Chicago native thought the championship matchup was perfectly cast.
After all, Abed's obsession with all things pop...
| May 21, 2011
| 7:18 PM
Once a fringe genre, zombie fiction and movies have certainly been on the rise.
From the classic slow-moving, shambling horror of George Romero's "Night of the Living Dead" to the fast-paced, rage-filled terror of Danny Boyle's "28 Days Later," the theme...
| Jun 17, 2011
Simon Pegg is as close as you can get to a real-life geek superhero; his special powers include a real affection for Comic-Con culture and stepping into that imaginary world. As a boy, Pegg was swept away by his geek loves: live theater and the...
| Jun 9, 2012
| 5:39 PM
Daniel Ewald says he's ready when and if zombies ever take over.
His Hampden home is fitted with solar panels to provide power in case he needs to be locked away. His partner is a former Eagle Scout with survival skills galore. And the two have honed...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 1:06 PM
Simon Pegg joins the roster of stars who have lent their voices to "Star Wars: The Clone Wars" in the latest episode, called "Bounty."
The "Star Trek" and "Shaun of the Dead" actor voices the character Dengar, who appeared in "The Empire Strikes Back."...