The World’s End / Special Beer Week Screening!


A signature brew of camaraderie, offbeat humor, excessive quaffing, questionable life choices, hand-to-hand combat, and explosive surprises, The World’s End reteams director Edgar Wright with actors Simon Pegg and Nick Frost, following their hits Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz. The twisted tale begins on June 22, 1990. In a suburban UK town, five boys in the prime of their teenage youth celebrate the end of school by attempting an epic pub crawl together. Despite their enthusiasm and the downing of a slew of pints of beer, they fall short of seeing their quest through, to make it to the last pub on their list, The World’s End. Twenty-odd years later, “the five musketeers” reunite, egged on by Gary (Simon Pegg), their former ringleader and now a 40 year-old man trapped at the cigarette end of his teens, to once again hit twelve pubs in one night and attempt to reach that still fabled beer palace – The World’s End. As the gang attempts along the way to reconcile their past and present, an increasingly insane and dangerous series of encounters with old haunts and acquaintances makes them realize that the real struggle is for the future — not just theirs but humankind’s. Reaching The World’s End is the least of their worries… (Dir. by Edgar Wright, 2013, UK, 109 mins., Rated R) Digital