His worst film by a long way. Fallen so very far from Happiness and this strange multi-star sequence of vignettes style that he has fallen on as, presumably, a way to secure any kind of funding depresses the hell out of me.
Football started on a Friday this season, which was quite unnatural and did not allow for the ritual watching of Starship Troopers before regretting my life choices for another nine months. But with today being Saturday, the traditional day of new beginnings I have allowed myself the pleasure of Verhoeven's masterpiece of satire slash one of the best "blockbusters" of all time before the (fingers crossed) double bubble excitement of seeing Jurgen Klopp miserable. Please Mr Verhoeven you can arrange that right?
May you dream of the Devil and wake in fright. - AN OLD CURSE
Part 1 of the 30 Countries project.
For the purposes of this project this movie is classed as at least partially being of Australian origin as per its listing on imdb.
“In the remote towns of the west there are few of the amenities of civilization; there is no sewerage, there are no hospitals, rarely a doctor; the food is dreary and flavourless from long carrying,…
I'm honestly conflicted over giving this film the full marks. After tonight's screening at the Rooftop Cinema in Perth I reckon I must have seen it an even dozen times and it just keeps getting funnier. But it's a teen comedy comic book adaptation. Conflicted!
Edgar Wright has done such a great job in adapting the visuals, mood and attitude of the excellent graphic novels, the soundtrack is phenomenally well chosen and the cast all excel in their roles however small plus it seems like Michael Cera was born to be Scott Pilgrim.
I heart Scott Pilgrim so much. Full stars!