One of Swanberg’s few non-misses, features the always wonderful and natural Sophia Takal and her husband Laerence Michael Levine - he can’t possibly be as obnoxious in real life despite the impression that he always plays himself, right? - as part of an ensemble cast put together to support the powerfully honest performance from Jane Adams. She engages you from the start and the success of the film is entirely on her shoulders. I hope Swanberg gives her higher paid roles as he gets larger budgets and Netflix cash because I remember no more complete a performance in one of his joints than this one.
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!