Two Really Great Scott Pilgrim vs. the World Reviews and a Scott Pilgrim Obsession

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World International PosterBetween seeing Scott Pilgrim vs. the World at an early screening this week (a review is coming), reading the manga, and getting the PS3 videogame, it’s been a pretty great week of Scott Pilgrim awesomeness. Maybe bordering on obsessive, because I also bought both soundtracks, which are fantastic!

Since the movie official opens today, lots of reviews are hitting (they’re mostly all positive). Here are two of my favorites:

Movie Review: Scott Pilgrim vs. the World – Perfect KO by Adam Quigley

In 15 to 20 years from now, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World will be seen as the defining movie of its respective generation, and if it isn’t, it should be. No movie has better encapsulated and satirized the interests and temperaments of contemporary youth, and no future movie is likely to surpass it…continue reading

SCOTT PILGRIM VS THE WORLD is a searing, incredibly touching comedy that hits everything it aims at and works on multiple levels. It is not, as it might appear, hipster-driven popcorn fare, but rather a wonderfully constructed fairy tale with an awful lot to say about the human condition. This isn’t just a great film – it is very easily Top 10 material. There is so much going on here, so much to parse out, that I find it impossible to dismiss as merely fun. SCOTT PILGRIM is brilliant – in every sense of the word. And it should be viewed and digested at the earliest opportunity. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED…continue reading

Both reviews really get it right. So go see Scott Pilgrim vs. the World ASAP!

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David Bigler

I design stuff and make art. Mildly obsessed with cats. Meow.

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