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2008-10-05 18:00:13

By Simon Pegg DIRECTOR Weide's debut follows sarcastic and celebrity-loathing British writer Simon Pegg as he heads off to star-obsessed New York. At first, Pegg's character Sydney Young refuses to churn out the flattering copy required, but soon finds himself toeing the company line.

2008-10-04 18:00:16

A man who left his fiance at the altar realises his mistake and tries to win her back. To prove his love, he enters the London marathon. Comedy, starring Simon Pegg, Thandie Newton and Dylan Moran. (c) 2008 Evening Mail; Birmingham (UK). Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-10-04 00:00:18

This satire on the media industry follows an aspiring scribe whose head is turned by the celebrities he's supposed to despise. At first, Sidney Young refuses to churn out sycophantic puff pieces he's ordered to by his editors.

2008-10-03 09:00:21

By Jeff Vice Deseret News How to Lose Friends & Alienate People -- * 1/2 -- Simon Pegg, Kirsten Dunst, Megan Fox; rated R (vulgarity, profanity, violence, drugs, brief nudity, slurs) Going into "How to Lose Friends & Alienate People," there was a belief that British comic actor Simon Pegg was "golden" -- that he one of those rare performers who automatically make everything they're in better.

2008-09-26 18:00:36

By Graham Young SIMON Pegg's eagerly-anticipated new film How to Lose Friends & Alienate People is to have a charity premiere in Birmingham next Tuesday in aid of Cure Leukaemia. It has been organised by movie mogul Gary Smith, the Harborne- based CEO of Intandem which has produced the comedy.

2008-09-09 15:00:24

By DUANE DUDEK Toronto -- Even after the excitement of Johnny Depp and the filming of "Public Enemies" in Wisconsin, it is still news of note when two guys from Waukesha County make a major Hollywood film.

2008-09-01 21:00:22

British funnyman Simon Pegg of "Shaun of the Dead" and "Hot Fuzz" fame loves slapstick comedy more than anything.

2008-08-27 00:00:30

Simon Pegg may have a canine counterpart. The film actor, from Brockworth, has revealed he has plans to make his dog Minnie a star.

2008-08-24 03:00:17

By Edited by Mickey McMonagle STAR Trek star Simon Pegg says he took a sneaky photo of himself in his Scotty costume on the set of the top-secret movie version of the sci-fi classic but added: "I felt so guilty.

2008-08-22 12:00:35

Contrary to some reports, French actor Jean Reno did not suffer a heart attack while on vacation in the Caribbean, his publicist says. Reno, 60, who has appeared in such U.S.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.