|Notting Hill 1999 PG-13, 123 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Romance
Director: Roger Michell
Cast: Hugh Grant, Julia Roberts, Richard McCabe, Rhys Ifans, Hugh Bonneville, Emma Chambers, James Dreyfus, Dylan Moran, Tim McInnerny, Gina McKee, Alec Baldwin, Clarke Peters, James Dreyfus, Henry Goodman, Lorelei King
The simple life of bookshop owner William Thacker (Hugh Grant) changes forever when a famous American actress, Anna Scott (Julia Roberts), browses in his London store. Their eyes meet, and sparks begin to fly–to the amazement and enjoyment of his friends and family. They get to know each other better, but forming a relationship isn't easy while under the scrutiny of not only family and friends but the press, as well.
|Run, Fatboy, Run 2007 PG-13, 95 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama
aka: Run Fatboy Run
Director: David Schwimmer
Cast: Simon Pegg, Thandie Newton, Hank Azaria, Dylan Moran, Harish Patel, India de Beaufort, Matthew Fenton, Simon Day, Ruth Sheen, Tyrone Huggins, Nevan Finegan, Iddo Goldberg, Ameet Chana
Dennis (Simon Pegg) is an out-of-shape slacker, but he did manage to have a beautiful girlfriend Libby (Thandie Newton). Unfortunately, Dennis left Libby pregnant at the altar five years ago and now regrets his decision. Matters come to a head when Libby becomes romantically interested in wealthy Whit (Hank Azaria), and now Dennis really wants Libby and his five-year-old son, Jake (Matthew Fenton), back. Dennis believes he can rid himself of his "loser" reputation and get Libby to care for him again if he can beat Whit in a marathon that Whit has been training for. And the race is on.
|Shaun of the Dead 2004 R, 99 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Horror / Romance
Director: Edgar Wright
Cast: Simon Pegg, Kate Ashfield, Lucy Davis, Nick Frost, Dylan Moran, Bill Nighy, Nicola Cunningham, Keir Mills, Matt Jaynes, Penelope Wilton, Jessica Hynes, Peter Serafinowicz, Gavin Ferguson, Peter Serafinowicz, Horton Jupiter
Zombies have risen from the dead and are feasting on London's citizens. Loser Shaun (Simon Pegg) is determined to keep cool and sets out with his roommate Ed (Nick Frost) and only a cricket bat as a weapon to rescue his girlfriend Liz (Kate Ashfield) and his mother Barbara (Penelope Wilton). His plan is to bring them back to the only place he feels safe: the pub.
|Tristram Shandy: A Cock and Bull Story 2006 R, 91 min.|
Director: Michael Winterbottom
Cast: Steve Coogan, Rob Brydon, Keeley Hawes, Shirley Henderson, Naomie Harris, Kelly Macdonald, James Fleet, Ian Hart, Dylan Moran, Raymond Waring, Jeremy Northam, Benedict Wong
This film about 18th century Englishman Tristan Shandy (Steve Coogan) has been described as "unfilmable" by many. But, director Michael Winterbottom attempts to tell the story through his alter ego, director Mark (Jeremy Northam), and uses two-thirds of the footage to reveal behind-the-scenes action of this "art" film.
|1. Notting Hill (1999)|
2. Run, Fatboy, Run (2007)
aka: Run Fatboy Run
3. Shaun of the Dead (2004)
4. Tristram Shandy: A Cock and Bull Story (2006)
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