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A Fantastic Fear of Everything

A Fantastic Fear of Everything
  • 2012
  • UK
  • 100 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Crispian Mills, Chris Hopewell
  • Written by: Crispian Mills
  • Cast: Simon Pegg, Paul Freeman, Amara Karan
  • UK release: 8 June 2012

Jack (Pegg) is a crime writer whose research has turned him into a morbidly fearful recluse. The debut film of Kula Shaker's former lead singer has some unexpectedly good direction and Pegg is great to watch, but the pace sags before the end.

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Crispian Mills on A Fantastic Fear of Everything - interview

22 May 2012

The ex-Kula Shaker frontman has directed a black comedy starring Simon Pegg

Fearless The frontman of Kula Shaker directing a film? Given Crispian Mills’ family heritage it’s not such a surprise after all, discovers Paul Gallagher. Received wisdom might suggest that rock stars who try their hands at filmmaking are essentially…

A Fantastic Fear of Everything

11 May 20123 stars

Crispian Mills' directorial debut starts well but quickly loses pace

A film by the former lead singer of Kula Shaker might not sound an appetising prospect. But before dismissing A Fantastic Fear of Everything, we should remember that Crispian Mills’ film pedigree is pretty spot-on. He is, after all, the son of Hayley…

Amara Karan, star of All in Good Time - profile

17 Apr 2012

The actress is also set to star alongside Simon Pegg in A Fantastic Fear of Everything

Born 29 March, 1984, London Background Oxford-educated Karan spent two years working as an investment banker before plucking up the courage to pursue her interest in acting. Her audition tape was enough to impress revered director Wes Anderson, who…

Simon Pegg stars in new trailer for A Fantastic Fear of Everything

10 Apr 2012

Pegg plays a hyper-phobic children's author in the new comedy

After high profile action appearances in Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol and JJ Abrams' rebooted Star Trek (not to mention the forthcoming sequel), it's nice to see Simon Pegg still has time to nurture his comedy roots. While we eagerly await the…

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