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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.
This movie is like anime and videogame combined, and when you do it right, can you honestly think of a better combination..
The think I like the most about this movie is that the movie is so funny, entertaining and full of action and ultra-cool direction and cinematography but also can works its way into the heart with such a touching love story between two unforgettable characters.
Michael Cera and Mary Elizabeth Winstead are really amazing in their roles and the soundtrack is mesmerizing as well.
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.
One of the most wildly inventive love stories I've seen and has more flair in a single frame than most films have in their entire arsenal. Edgar Wright makes the transition from Cornetto to comic with ease and is the star of the show despite a cast having a lot of fun with some excellent material. The fights are interesting, the computer game aesthetic is unrivalled and the one-liners dry and quotable.
But Scott is a douche you say? James Bond is still popular says I.
This review reportedly contains spoilers. I can handle the truth.
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World is a 2010 comedy film co-written, produced and directed by Edgar Wright, based on the graphic novel series Scott Pilgrim by Bryan Lee O'Malley. Scott Pilgrim must defeat his new girlfriend's seven evil exes in order to win her heart.
There were a few people who acted bad, but still, I thought that they were good. When Scott was SPOILER both SPOILER SPOILER and SPOILER SPOILER, I could really see the guilt in his face, which means he did a good job.
The writing was great, it was so over the top, but it worked! It was meant to be over the top, so make sure you know that before watching.…
Favorite comic book movie, favorite action movie, one of my all time favorite movies.
Super enjoyable, even the second time around. Quite a unique movie
Saw the first hour in a bus ride, thankfully the bus arrived at it's dstination and they stopped the damn thing. Memo to hipsters: you guys really know shit about video games. Just saying...
Me toco en un viaje de autobus en carretera, llevaba como una hora de duracion cuando el camion llego a su destino y afortunadamente la quitaron.
Edgar Wright é o cara, disso eu tenho certeza. Se com sua trilogia do Cornetto (cujo eu só assisti os dois primeiros) ele se firmou como um grande diretor de comédias, aqui ele se prova como um diretor extremamente emulável á situações diferenciadas, fazendo com que esta flexilidade faça o filme ficar leve e divertido de se ver. Nas mãos de um Uwe Boll ou um Brett Ratner, "Scott Pilgrim' se tornaria uma produção genérica e bobinha, que cairia no esquecimento da grande massa e nem seria considerado pelo público nerd. Porém, graças aos bons deuses, Scott Pilgrim é um filme assumidamente nerd, cuja toda a sua narrativa é inspirada em Hq´s e games, e fazendo inúmeras referências a…
I don't know what was up my ass the first time I watched this that I didn't enjoy it, but man is this movie fun. Sure it can be a little hipstery at times, but its enjoyable. Love the little references that edgar wright brings to his film. Fun times
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