writer: Simon Pegg

Star Trek: Beyond

July 22, 2016
"Star Trek: Beyond" is the third of the new movie installments (based on the original series), but the first not to be directed by J.J. Abrams. Although it is definitely an entertaining movie, Abrams' absence shows. The movie features too many jerky scenes, with the camera shaking. Dark fight [...]

The Worlds End

August 23, 2013
Effective January 1st, 2009, The Dove Foundation Review Team has ceased reviewing all NC-17 rated movies and certain extraordinarily explicit R-rated films. This decision was reached due to the fact that Dove reviewers are parents or grandparents with conservative values. As such, we feel that we [...]

Run Fat Boy Run

March 28, 2008
“Run Fatboy Run” is a cute, quirky comedy starring Simon Pegg of “Shaun of the Dead” and “Hot Fuzz.” Pegg plays Dennis Doyle, and the film opens on his ill-fated wedding day. In a panic, Dennis runs away from Libby, his pregnant bride-to-be, leaving her alone at the altar. Several years [...]

Hot Fuzz

April 20, 2007
There are three words that come to mind after screening this film: funny, black, and violent. It is funny in spots with some clean humor, such as an extreme case when police officer Angel throws a spray can at a shoplifter he is chasing, and the can lands on top of the thief's head and knocks him [...]

Shaun of the Dead

September 24, 2004
No reason is given in Shaun of the Dead for the zombie invasion. A news reporter tells the citizens that the only way to kill zombies is to remove their heads or destroy their brains. In this extremely bloody and gratuitously violent flick, heads are bashed until they fall off, bodies are impaled [...]