11:15 am EST, November 19, 2013

‘The World’s End’ DVD/Blu-ray review: Simon Pegg at his best

The World’s End DVD/Blu-ray hits store shelves today, November 19. The comedy was directed by Edgar Wright and stars Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, and Martin Freeman. The trio team up again for one hilarious end of the world scenario.

the world's end dvd blu ray review smallFive middle-aged friends set out to relive a beer-fueled odyssey from their their teenage years, and end up in an epic battle to save humankind in The World’s End.

The film is available on Blu-ray Combo Pack, including Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD with UltraViolet, DVD and On Demand on November 19, 2013, from Universal Studios Home Entertainment.

Directed by Edgar Wright (Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz), The World’s End’s incredibly unique humor had fans of Simon Pegg and Nick Frost happier than ever.

The World’s End is the third and final film in Edgar Wright’s The Ultimate Three Flavors Cornetto Trilogy. His next film will be Marvel’s Ant-Man.

The first two films in the trilogy feature the hit comedies Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz, which also starred Pegg and Frost.

The World’s End has a pretty stout cast, including Paddy Considine (The Bourne Ultimatum), Martin Freeman (The Hobbit), Eddie Marsan (Sherlock Holmes), and Rosamund Pike (Jack Reacher). The Blu-ray Combo Pack gives fans more than two hours of bonus features.

The combo pack includes a gag reel, feature commentary with Simon Pegg and Nick Frost, and behind-the-scenes looks at the making of one of this year’s best comedies.

The World’s End Blu-ray combo pack includes the film on Blu-ray, DVD and an UltraViolet copy.

Exclusive Blu-ray Bonus Features

  • Cast Commentary with stars Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, and Paddy Considine

  • Technical Commentary with director Edgar Wright and director of photography Bill Pope

  • Filling in the Blanks: The Stunts and FX of The World’s End – Cast and crew discuss the prowess of The World’s End stunt and VFX teams.

  • Watch rehearsals of intricate fight scenes choreographed by some of the movies’ best stuntmen. Learn how the VFX team enhances the existing footage to perfect the film’s style.
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    Additional Bonus Features

  • Stunt Tapes – Behind-the-scenesof the bathroom fight, the twinbot fight and the beehive fight

  • VFX Breakdown – VFX Supervisor Frazer Churchill compares production footage with final shots to take viewers behind the veil of the outrageous visual effects sequences.

  • Signs & Omens – A film clip montage highlighting all the hidden clues and hints throughout the film.

  • Edgar & Simon’s Flip Chart –Writers Edgar Wright & Simon Pegg bring back the trusty flip chart to reveal their step-by-step process of creating the story.

  • Deleted Scene, Outtakes, Alternate Edits and more.
    If you were a fan of Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz, you’re sure to enjoy The World’s End. The Blu-ray bonus features are definitely worth checking out and seeing Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, and Martin Freeman behind-the-scenes is certainly worth the purchase.

    Fans can purchase The World’s End DVD/Blu-ray from Amazon. Be sure to let us know if you plan on picking your copy up today!

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