June 12, 2014
12 Great Buddy Cop Pairings in Movies
It's been used and abused so many times that by all rights, it should long ago have been exhausted of fresh possibilities -- but the buddy cop comedy is alive and well, as evidenced by Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum's return for more wisecracking gunplay in this weekend's 22 Jump Street. In honor of the genre's latest freshly chambered round, we decided to take a look back at some of the more successful quippin' 'n' shootin' duos from precincts past. Shoulder those holsters, because it's time for Total Recall!
March 30, 2009
Pegg, Wright Plan The World's End
Simon Pegg and Edgar Wright are busy guys, but they don't have too much going on to start thinking about the next chapter in their "Blood and Ice Cream Trilogy," titled "The World's End."
March 27, 2008
Box Office Guru Preview: Four New Players Join The Game
Four new releases take a gamble debuting in theaters across North America hoping to hit the jackpot with audiences. The blackjack drama 21 and the spoof comedy Superhero Movie lead the way and will try their best to reach the number one spot.
October 12, 2007
Star Trek XI Finds Its Scotty, Sulu
J.J. Abrams' Starfleet roster is quickly filling up.
Hot on the heels of this week's news that Eric Bana has signed on to play the heavy in Star Trek XI, The Hollywood Reporter and Variety bring word of two more additions to the cast.
August 1, 2007
Hot Fuzz DVD Special Feature Talk!
Edgar Wright and Nick Frost were on hand at Comic-Con to reveal details on the DVD release of Hot Fuzz, available now. The filmmakers themselves are responsible for many of the disc's special features, so expect tons of funnier-than-average extras.
May 20, 2007
Box Office Wrapup: Shrek Inherits Box Office Crown
Movie fans came out in droves this weekend to see their favorite green ogre's newest adventure as "Shrek the Third" easily captured the box office crown and broke the record for the biggest opening ever for an animated film.
May 13, 2007
Box Office Guru Wrapup: Spidey Rules, Fonda Flops
Peter Parker suffered a massive sophomore slide, but "Spider-Man 3" still dominated the box office around the globe spending a second weekend at number one with no other film coming anywhere near its stellar numbers.
April 29, 2007
Box Office Wrapup: "Disturbia" Threepeats Over Dead Weekend
Awaiting the arrival of their webslinging hero, North American audiences avoided the multiplexes and held onto their money rejecting the slate of new releases that Hollywood dumped into theaters. That allowed the hit suspense pic "Disturbia" to retain its number one position for the third consecutive weekend despite the fact that the overall box office tumbled to its worst showing of 2007.
April 22, 2007
Box Office Wrapup: New Films No Match For Scary Shia
In the battle of the single-word-titled thrillers, "Fracture" beat out "Vacancy" but neither could dislodge "Disturbia" from the number one spot this weeend. It was mostly a sluggish frame at the North American box office as the top ten slumped to its third worst level of 2007.
April 19, 2007
Box Office Guru Preview: "Vacancy" Hopes for Full Occupancy
Another week, another horror film. That's the mantra in Hollywood at the moment. Among the four new films going into wide release this weekend are Sony's terror tale "Vacancy" which represents the fourth scary flick in three weeks to hit the multiplexes.
February 13, 2007
RT-UK Exclusive: We talk to the Hot Fuzz!
Early reviews are hitting the net, the film is out in the UK tomorrow, and the general buzz (and we can confirm it - we laughed so hard we had to see it twice) is that it's very, very funny. "Hot Fuzz" is coming!
February 13, 2007
JoBlo Raves Over "Hot Fuzz"
Summer's always great for a handful of big, fun movies, but Spring of 2007 looks to be shaping up into something pretty special. Danny Boyle's "Sunshine" and Zack Snyder's "300" are atop my wish list, but tucked in at #3 is Edgar Wright's "Hot Fuzz." One of JoBlo's lieutenants recently saw the flick, and he can't stop raving.
February 12, 2007
RT-UK Exclusive: BAFTA Video Interviews and Scoops, Plus Guess Which Director Has RT For His Homepage?
The lights, the cameras, the action... The biggest event in the British film calendar, the Orange British Academy Film Awards, is over for another year and we here at Rotten Tomatoes UK have just about recovered from the excitement. And for a reason I can't fathom I persuaded myself to present our exclusive video coverage from the red carpet, as we chatted to the stars on their way to pick up or present their awards.
December 4, 2006
Trailer Bulletin: Simon Pegg in "Hot Fuzz"
For those who've already watched their "Shaun of the Dead" DVD more than a dozen times while wondering when the team of Pegg, Frost & Wright were going to get another movie out there -- "Hot Fuzz" is coming. To hold us over until it shows up we have a brand-new theatrical trailer.
October 17, 2006
First Pair of "Hot Fuzz" Teasers Hit the Net!
I recently spent a few days in London and I bought precisely two DVDs: "Spaced" Season 1 and "Spaced" Season 2. (It's the brilliant British sitcom that the "Shaun of the Dead" guys did right before Shaun.) So the day I get home, what do I find? A pair of rather amusing teaser trailers for the boys' next project: The cop comedy "Hot Fuzz"!