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Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
Get the hot girl. Defeat her evil exes. Hit love where it hurts.
Scott Pilgrim is a film adaptation of the critically acclaimed, award-winning series of graphic novels of the same name by Canadian cartoonist Bryan Lee O’Malley. Scott Pilgrim is a 23 year old Canadian slacker and wannabe rockstar who falls in love with an American delivery girl, Ramona V. Flowers, and must defeat her seven "evil exes" to be able to date her.
Edgar Wright gives us a movie that according to my wife is "too cool for me" as a 43year old man. A fantasy adventure that bristles with attitude and a cracking young cast including Michael Cera,Kieran Culkin, Anna Kendrick and the excellent Jason Schwartzman this was real fun. Mary Elizabeth Winstead is the object of the young Scott Pilgrim's affection as he is instantly smitten by her but unaware of his impending date with destiny.
As things progress with his new girl Scott is stunned to discover that he must defeat her seven evil exes for her love. Duelling with a variety of evil exes, from a skateboarding actor to a lesbian young Stevie Nicks lookalike Scott battles in a…
"WE ARE SEX BOB-OMB! And we are here to watch Scott Pilgrim kick your teeth in! Onetwothreefour!"
From the 8-bit Universal logo right at the start to the 'Continue?' screen at the end, this is just an hour and fifty minutes of surreal, hilarious, video game style, comic book awesomeness. I mean, how else do you describe a film that contains a fireball-throwing Bollywood pirate, characters picking up extra lives after fights, a sonic yeti versus a two-headed electro dragon, a bass battle and a De-Veganising Ray. Yes, all of that happens.
Then on top of the the visual overloads every ten minutes or so, there's what is basically one of the best soundtracks I've heard, a fantastic cast -…
If Scott Pilgrim, or more specifically Michael Cera, wasn’t such an insufferable twat I might actually enjoy this film.
Edgar Wright brings the pages of the comic book to life with verve and originality yet so much of his good work is undone by such a horrible fuckwit for a protagonist. I can’t think of another film where nearly all the elements are spot on yet the lead makes it nearly impossible to enjoy. Although faithful to the source material it is a film that pushes and plays with the boundaries of the medium whilst packed with enough little throwaway details to make the film re-watchable despite Cera doing his best to ruin the whole experience.
I feel bad for not liking a film with this much energy, inventiveness and infectious spirit.
God I hate Michael Cera.
I totally forgot how completely unlikable most of these characters are. Scott Pilgrim is a horrendous silver-screen creation. Ramona is a cold, pretentious, aloof asshole. Why would Scott bother fighting all those people for her? Knives is better.
The interesting visual aesthetic quickly grows tiresome and even a little bit obnoxious. Scratch that, a LOT obnoxious. The script is too cutesy and "cool" for my liking and I have a feeling that if this movie was a person, I would not be friends with that person.
I forgot how totally awesome this movie is!
One of the most original unique movies I've ever seen. So glad I re-visited this, hadn't seen it since I saw it in theaters. Visually this is absolutely stunning. I'm having a nerdgasm right now.
★★★★ = Very good
Michael Cera – from Juno (2007) fame – leads the cast in this fabulously fun and sweet movie about rock bands, video games, teenage angst, and good versus evil.
Not to be taken at all seriously, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World is a mix of comedy, romance and daft fantasy action scenes. It is a joyous experience which will have you smiling from beginning to end.
Film director Edgar Wright now has two cult classics to his name: this one and Shaun of the Dead (2004).
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“La próxima vez trataré de salir con una chica que no tenga 11 ex-novios malvados".
RAMONA FLOWERS TE AMO.
Eh, ya va, creo que me salí un poco del contexto...
Directed by Edgar Wright, takes place in my hometown, has two of my favorite actors in it, why didn't I watch this sooner? Unfortunately it was a bit of a letdown. I'm pretty sure if it wasn't directed by Edgar Wright I wouldn't have like this movie. Scott Pilgrim is a movie which style will divide viewers and it's style was barely for me.
Not what I expected and I loved every bit of it.
I expected a bloated, over-cooked media waltz for twee 16-year-olds, but SCOTT PILGRIM isn't exactly as deluded as that. Its pretensions to comic-book excess, anime style, and video-game action aren't overdone in the slightest; in fact, aside from captioned sound effects and broad dueling scenes, there isn't really that much pop-culture funny business at all. It's fairly tame. The meat of it is a straightforward tale of twentysomething romance, with wrinkles of indie rock and kooky, absurd gay jokes. Eh.
Very original and intelligent, a hilarious flick!
Amusing and trendily unfashionable, but did kind of bounce off me a little. I was expecting to identify more with this movie more, but perhaps my youth, which I'm still very much attached to, was just a little too boring, even making allowances for all the exaggeration.
I feel like most of my disappointment with this film was not that it wasn't up to my standards, but rather that I wasn't up to it's. I may even be just a couple years too old, I don't know. I thought I was in that demographic, I got most of the references.
Otherwise, I like everybody involved.
"This is... this is... this is... boring."
It still has a distinctive visual style and the cast show a lot of enthusiasm and seemingly have a lot of fun with their characters, but there's still something totally pretentious about Scott Pilgrim Vs The World that rubs me the wrong way. The repetitive style that is jam-packed into very frame to make it "uber-cool" will definitely be appealing to most, but it just leaves me cold and disengaged.
Edgar did a nice job.
aside from its fun visual style, this movie has little to offer. All of the characters are awful assholes - especially Scott Pilgrim. It's hard to get invested in a the plight of character that you hate.
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