A Fantastic Fear of Everything Synopsis
Jack breaks down as he is forced to confront his demons when his screenplay is picked up.
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By Drew Taylor
At the very least, Fantastic Fear of Everything has a fantastic central performance. And sometimes that's enough.
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By Olly Richards
It's always trying to do something unusual. It has a great lead in Pegg. What it doesn't have is an ending or a clear reason what it wants...
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Total Film

By Neil Smith
Fear falls short of fantastic yet it’s a decent effort that, like Pegg’s beard, proves to be something of a grower.
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The A.V. Club

By Mike D'Angelo
The film’s whimsical specificity, random though it frequently seems, is the main thing it has going for it.
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The Dissolve

By Tasha Robinson
Fantastic Fear leaps all over the place narratively and conceptually, servicing the comedy of every individual scene without considering or...
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New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
There’s also little point and a garish quality that goes from pulp to junk fairly quickly, despite Pegg’s presence.
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By Ian Buckwalter
The effect eventually becomes that of about a dozen story pitches all strung together. Any one of them might have the potential for...
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Slant Magazine

By Drew Hunt
Strands of Simon Pegg's amiable persona are found in the film's more tolerable bits, but even this seasoned vet's unique voice is lost amid...
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The Guardian

By Xan Brooks
Crispian Mills's London-based horror-comedy is so spectacularly bungled that it leaves the viewer in a state of advanced petrification.
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By Guy Lodge
[A] stunningly joke-free comedy-horror hybrid.
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I fear Simon Pegg without Nick Frost

By subxerogravity
I love the way the movie was shoot. It felt like a classic horror movie and had a story element that reflected old school hammer horror, but I did not laugh as much as I should have....

amazing movie

By gruvnation2004
this is a must see movie...

Not sure why the bad ratings

By picklejars
I saw this on demand thru comcast. It's hilarious and frightening all in one. If you liked Shaun of the Dead, you'll love this. Pegg's performance is top notch....

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Rated R | For for language