“The World’s End” is about five pals on a reunion booze-up that goes seriously haywire. The film itself is a reunion that’s triumphant.
The uproarious English comedians Simon Pegg and Nick Frost reunite with Edgar Wright (who directed the team’s “Shaun of the Dead” and “Hot Fuzz”) for a third go-round. As before, the collaboration is a wild mix of dark hilarity and daredevil thrills, and a bull’s-eye on every level. It’s a cockeyed comedy of character that puts recognizable, relatable personalities in extraordinary situations. It’s outrageous satire, bruisingly funny slapstick and — while never too snooty to stoop for lowdown laughs — deliciously smart besides.
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