Director: Edgar Wright
Starring: Michael Cera, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Kieran Culkin, Jason Schwartzman
Review: 4 stars (of five)
Scott Pilgrim vs. The World is a lot of fun. It’s funny, it creates a world that is outrageous in its gaming-inspired supernatural aspects and wholly convincing in its dorky-young-hipsters aspect. It’s a youthful film that, thanks to a good script and Edgar Wright’s brilliantly playful direction actually feels young and fresh.
Michael Cera, playing the squeaky-voiced naif he perfected in Juno, is a delight as Scott Pilgrim. First off, Michael Cera, carrying an action movie, even a parody, is a...