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Scott Pilgrim vs. the World [2010 film] (2010)

by Edgar Wright, Jonathan Amos (Editor), Michael Bacall (Author), Paul Machliss (Editor)

Other authors: Michael Cera (Actor), Kieran Culkin (Actor), Chris Evans (Actor), Nigel Godrich (Composer), Anna Kendrick (Actor)8 more, Brian Lee O'Malley (Original Author), Alison Pill (Actor), Bill Pope (Cinematographer), Brandon Routh (Actor), Marcus Rowland (Designer), Jason Schwartzman (Actor), Laura Jean Shannon (Designer), Mary Elizabeth Winstead (Actor)

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Scott Pilgrim learns that if he wants to date the girl of his dreams, he must fight all seven of her previous lovers.
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A boy fights for the girl of his dreams.

Wonderful fun. I expected to see something that tried too hard to be novel, but that is not the case. Somehow the surreal video game world manages to seem like a perfectly natural way to express these characters. It's easy to dismiss them, since the movie turns character development into gags and plays turning-points as parody of dramatic convention. Also, having characters who mask their feelings in a movie where subtlety is bound to be lost is maybe a bit questionable. But I think it works. I've read criticisms where it's complained that Ramona doesn't like Scott enough, but the thing is, we're seeing things from Scott's perspective, and the fact that he has no idea whether she likes him is kind of the point to the whole movie.

Concept: B
Story: B
Characters: A
Dialog: A
Pacing: A
Cinematography: C
Special effects/design: A
Acting: B
Music: A

Enjoyment: A

GPA: 3.5/4 ( )
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Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Edgar Wrightprimary authorall editionscalculated
Amos, JonathanEditormain authorall editionsconfirmed
Bacall, MichaelAuthormain authorall editionsconfirmed
Machliss, PaulEditormain authorall editionsconfirmed
Cera, MichaelActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Culkin, KieranActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Evans, ChrisActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Godrich, NigelComposersecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Kendrick, AnnaActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
O'Malley, Brian LeeOriginal Authorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Pill, AlisonActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Pope, BillCinematographersecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Routh, BrandonActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Rowland, MarcusDesignersecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Schwartzman, JasonActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Shannon, Laura JeanDesignersecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Winstead, Mary ElizabethActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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