The World's End Reviews: How Does the Cornetto Trilogy Wrap Up?

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Simon Pegg and Nick Frost have teamed up with Edgar Wright for the third of what is being called the "Cornetto Trilogy".

Does the trio capture the magic of Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz for a third film?

Let's turn to the critics, see what the The World's End reviews have to say, then you can compare them to the You're Next reviews and make weekend plans!

There are times when I'd kill for a pint, but I don't think I've ever been ready to die for one. That, however, is the situation faced by Gary King (Simon Pegg) in the hilarious pub-crawl-meets-apocalypse that is The World's End. -- Chris Knight, National Post

Don't feel excluded if you haven't seen the zombie comedy Shaun of the Dead and the buddy cop comedy Hot Fuzz... because The World's End stands on its own as hilarious high-end nonsense. -- Joe Morgenstern, Wall Street Journal

Wright knows how to keep the energy spinning, but he also doesn't know when to stop. -- Rafer Guzman, Newsday

Simon Pegg is on fire here, giving a truly balls-to-the-wall performance as Gary. It's his best ever, especially as he partakes in an all out bar brawl without spilling a drop of his pint -- Laura Clifford, Reeling Reviews

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This inspired nutball comedy is like its heroes on their mission: It just gets progressively more nuts, more blotto. -- Steven Rea, Philadelphia Inquirer

Capping a summer movie season when humanity was practically extinct every other weekend, Wright gives Armageddon a funnier name than even This Is the End did. -- Steve Persall, Tampa Bay Times

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