There is a good chance that unless you’re a pop-culture supernerd, the headline for this post makes zero sense outside of the words, “Schlafly Tap Room.” To clear things up a bit, the Cornetto Trilogy is the name for the three movies that Edgar Wright, Simon Pegg, and Nick Frost created together following their British television show, Spaced.
If this still isn’t making much sense, let me boil it down further. This Saturday, August 3rd, there will be an outdoor screening of Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz at the Schlafly Tap Room beginning at 8:30PM. This will be a double feature of Edgar Wright’s films to celebrate the final film in the “trilogy”: The World’s End.
While I adore Shaun of the Dead, I must say that Hot Fuzz may be one of the finest comedies produced in the past 20 years. It’s layered in a way that allows to not only enjoy it on multiple viewings, but also pick up stuff you may have missed the first time around. I’m not kidding when I say I’ve seen it at least 30 times.
So yes, I’m a bit of a superfan. And if you have never seen either of these films and end up disliking them, I’ll just attribute it to your terrible, terrible taste.
Anyway, bring your blanket or chairs. Beers will be available for purchase for your enjoyment of these fantastic films.