Final Mission: Impossible 5 Trailer Is Low On Gun-Flutes, High On Crazy

There’s been a running theme with the trailers for Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation trailers: they’re kind of ridiculous (in the best way), right down to flutes that are also guns. Sadly, the movie’s final trailer does not return to the wonderful gun flute, but it keeps the crazy action. Huzzah! » 6/22/15 9:00am 6/22/15 9:00am

Simon Pegg Worries The Love Of Science Fiction Is Making Us "Childish"

In a new interview with the Radio Times, Simon Pegg says that the genre that he’s spent pretty much his entire career celebrating could actually be causing society to become “infantilized.” And he might want to “retire from geekdom.” Is he trolling, or has he really gotten so little out of years of science fiction? » 5/18/15 9:55pm 5/18/15 9:55pm

Scottish Exhibit Unveils Odd Memento Of 19th Century Serial-Killer Duo

A special University of Edinburgh exhibit offers a chance to view one of the library’s most bizarre and fascinating artifacts: a letter, stashed in a Victorian-era scrapbook, written in the blood of William Burke — half of the murdering-for-profit duo commonly referred to as Burke and Hare. » 5/07/15 8:00pm 5/07/15 8:00pm

Shaun Of The Dead Outtake Features Simon Pegg As John Lennon

This is so silly I can hardly stand it: An outtake from Shaun of the Dead, in which Simon Pegg and Peter Serafinowicz pretend to be John Lennon and Paul McCartney (instead of Shaun and Pete). This may be old footage, but it's new to me – and really, who can't get on board with Simon Pegg corpsing all over the place? » 1/31/15 10:29am 1/31/15 10:29am

Robin Williams Voices Simon Pegg's Dog In 1st Absolutely Anything Clip

Terry Jones' Absolutely Anything is a bittersweet film now. On the great side, this movie reunites Monty Python's Terry Gilliam, Michael Palin, Terry Jones and John Cleese. But it's also one of the last roles for comedian Robin Williams, whose talent is showcased in the first-ever clip from the film. » 12/17/14 1:20pm 12/17/14 1:20pm

Simon Pegg Cast As The Devil in The Gathering? Yes, Please

Some exciting news from the director of comedy-horror movie The Gathering (not to be confused with Magic: The Gathering, also in pre-production) has emerged: Simon Pegg has been cast as the devil. He'll appear in the anthology film's framing device, which director Jon Keeyes describes thusly in his Fangoria interview: » 12/11/14 9:20am 12/11/14 9:20am

The final Iain Banks book will be published next February

Sadly, it's not a novel — but it's still pretty exciting to have one last glimpse inside the mind of the legendary author. A collection of Banks' poetry, co-written by The Night Sessions author Ken MacLeod and edited by MacLeod, will be published on Feb. 16, 2015, which would have been Banks' 61st birthday. » 2/18/14 12:40pm 2/18/14 12:40pm

Watch Simon Pegg slowly lose it in The World's End's Gag Reel

There's nothing like forcing a great actor to remember a whole mish-mosh of random pub names, and then film him stumbling through the long litany of dialogue. And it's even better when it's Simon Pegg doing it. Check out the Gag Reel from The World's End, and wish that one day you too could be drinking buddies with… » 11/20/13 3:53pm 11/20/13 3:53pm