The 10 Types of Fictional Apocalypses (And What They Mean)

The Apocalypse rules pop culture. Half the biggest literary novels these days are apocalyptic, and meanwhile The Walking Dead is a huge hit. Post-apocalyptic stories are what space opera was in the Space Age. But what are they about? Here are 10 types of apocalypses, and what they each signify. » 10/07/14 10:05am 10/07/14 10:05am

See Shaun Of The Dead's Triumphant Return In This Phineas & Ferb Clip

If its Marvel Super Heroes, Star Wars or Lost-themed episodes haven't drawn you in, maybe this will: this week's Phineas & Ferb takes on the zombie genre with a guest appearance from none other than Simon Pegg and Nick Frost, recreating their characters from Shaun of the Dead. And you can watch it here! » 10/02/14 12:40pm 10/02/14 12:40pm

Behold The Real Photo Nick Frost Took While Shooting Shaun Of The Dead

Remember the garden scene from the greatest zombie film ever made, Shaun of the Dead? The one where Shaun (Simon Pegg) and Ed (Nick Frost) discover a zombie in their backyard and mistake her for a drunk girl, and take a pic? Well, it turns out Frost really did snap a real picture, and this is it. » 8/15/14 12:51pm 8/15/14 12:51pm

How The World's End rejects 'drunken, misogynistic' manchild films

In The World's End, Simon Pegg and Nick Frost gather their former best friends to drink their old hometown dry. But when we talked to Pegg, Frost and director Edgar Wright, they told us how this apocalyptic comedy isn't like your usual "drunken midlife crisis" film. Plus the secret of using genre to tell a personal… » 8/21/13 12:30pm 8/21/13 12:30pm

Low Budget Films That Are More Thrilling Than Most Big Summer Movies

Today sees the release of White House Down, which is the most Emmerichian film ever produced. But meanwhile, you could also enjoy Europa Report on VOD or Byzantium in select theaters. Tons of low-budget science fiction and fantasy movies are more exciting than your average big summer blockbuster. Here are 25 of them. » 6/28/13 2:00pm 6/28/13 2:00pm

Behold a scene from the nonexistent Shaun of the Dead 1990s arcade game

For Gallery1988's upcoming Crazy 4 Cult show in New York City, Aled Lewis has combined the classic Nineties beat-em-up game Streets of Rage with the mid-Aughts self-aware zombie flick Shaun of the Dead. 50 prints will be available at the show. Click on the lower-right to expand the entire image; note the weaponized… » 8/06/12 11:15am 8/06/12 11:15am

First reviews of Simon Pegg's Paul: Great, but it's no Shaun of the Dead

Paul is probably the most anticipated science fiction comedy of the year. Two road-tripping nerds, played by Shaun of the Dead's Simon Pegg and Nick Frost, meet an alien "gray" named Paul, who turns their world upside-down. It's our favorite comedy duo going to Comic Con and traveling with an alien! The film has had… » 2/07/11 4:29pm 2/07/11 4:29pm