When I saw that this was a kind of buddy road trip with a soundtrack by David Wingo & Explosions In The Sky, I had to see this film & whilst this isn't for the blockbuster crowd, I loved it. This film is a well constructed film with loads of ambient music thrown in to give your brain a rinse and a rest. Thoroughly recommended to those that just need to switch off now and then.
If people like this, then they would probably like Monsters featuring music from Jon Hopkins which is in a similar vein to Prince Avalanche.
I gave World's End 2 and a half stars as the first half of the film is highly amusing and original. I loved the jokes, the British nostalgia and the music choice for the film. However when it came to the second half, it left both me and my friend bewildered as we lost interest in the silliness that ensued.I would definitely watch the first half again and switch it off when the silly aliens come into the toilet.
I loved this film, and I guess it's helps that I'm a nostalgic Brit but the clever acting, tense scenes and soundtrack made this film an excellent watch. This film has many similarities to Brimstone and Treacle, the lead being named as Martin in that as well. It would be amazing to be transported back in time to see this in a British cinema.
Gareth Edwards did an amazing job, directing & creating the visual effects, I was amazed how a film on a tight budget could be so good. Typically cold & and slow at times, an indie film usually has these attributes although the scenery, acting, effects & music by Jon Hopkins made this a memorable film.