Scott Pilgrim vs. the World - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World Reviews

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Corey Hall
Metro Times (Detroit, MI)
August 26, 2010
Precisely drawn hipster farce whose rich characters all have inner lives, motivations and tortuous backstories
Full Review | Original Score: A
Margot Harrison
Seven Days
August 26, 2010
A consistently entertaining parody of contemporary cultural foibles that are apparently too marginal to be satirized in comedies that actually make money.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
Nigel Andrews
Financial Times
August 26, 2010
Scott Pilgrim tries so hard to be loved that it ends up very trying indeed.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Robbie Collin
News of the World
August 26, 2010
It's a string of scenes, it's a blur of faces, it's a heaving great two-hour maelstrom of noise and punching. But it's not a proper movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Matt Risley
Sky Movies
August 26, 2010
An instant zeitgeist classic and proud bearer of yet another Wright-icised genre, as undoubtedly the best King-Kong-Bob-Omb-Rom-Com you're ever likely to see.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Matthew Turner
August 26, 2010
Hugely enjoyable, frequently funny action-pic-slash-romcom that perfectly recreates the manga meets video games vibe of the comics...
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
Helen O'Hara
Empire Magazine
August 25, 2010
It's heartfelt, hilarious and a highly satisfying adaptation of the book. You don't have to be a geek to adore it; you just have to remember being young.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
Anton Bitel
Eye for Film
August 24, 2010
Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World is endearingly relatable precisely because it celebrates the ordinary, focusing far more on the foibles and frailties of the players than on the invincible avatars of a game.
Chris Laverty
Clothes on Film
August 23, 2010
Tarantino, without the extraneous dialogue.
Kevin A. Ranson
August 22, 2010
The level-up, super fun, dance-dance, pop culture, max-combo, rock-n-roll romance video game film of, well, forever.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4.0
Bruce Bennett
Spectrum (St. George, Utah)
August 22, 2010
Nerd Nirvana! Think Napoleon Dynamite on Red Bull. Inventive, quirky, and occasionally very funny.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
David Michael Brown
Empire Magazine Australasia
August 22, 2010
In a cinematic battlefield full of Inceptions and Expendables, Scott Pilgrim vs The World takes on all comers and kicks ass. One of the best films of the year so far.
Full Review | Original Score: 5
Charles Koplinski
Illinois Times
August 21, 2010
Scott Pilgrim plays its own tune.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4.0
Fernando F. Croce
August 21, 2010
Also versus coherence, versus maturation, versus real emotion...
Mike McGranaghan
Aisle Seat
August 21, 2010
An energetic ode to youthful preoccupations, as well as a fun 21st century romance.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall
August 21, 2010
Sure, it's visually whizzy and often very funny, but filmmaker Wright loses the story in the scuffle.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk
August 20, 2010
leaves no mediated stone unturned and tosses anything and everything into its conceptual blender with an infectious wild abandon
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Tony Macklin
August 20, 2010
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World is a film full of sound and fury signifying WTF. It's slick shtik.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope
August 20, 2010
What it does have is a very smart script and a tremendous amount of visual flair.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
Jason Di Rosso
MovieTime, ABC Radio National
August 20, 2010
For those out of the loop, or too far removed from these characters' headspace, the inventiveness of the film's execution alone is not enough.
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