Rudd is his usual likable self, and he’s perfect for a role that requires a lot of exasperation. He’s an everyman that’s easy to root for from the get-go, and his droll sense of humor allows him to comment on the stranger goings-on with the appropriate amount of “WTF?”
Well, that couldn’t have gone much better! Last night at the Screenland Crossroads, Scene Stealers and Lost in Reviews presented An Evening of 8-Bit Featuring Scott Pilgrim vs. The World! A sold-out Kansas City crowd drank plenty of Tallgrass 8-Bit Pale Ale, partook in an 8-bit videogame tournament, and checked out the awesome 8-bit/geek-inspired art gallery. Right before the main attraction, the [...]
Did Edgar Wright give us permission and then RT our event page for An Evening of 8-Bit Featuring ‘Scott Pilgrim vs. The World’? He sure as hell did! Scene-Stealers and Lost in Reviews have joined forces for a one-night-only special event of art, rock, and videogames at Screenland Crossroads 4/20/2012. Get tix now!
The Adventures of Tintin offers calorie-free empty thrills.
It’s a good week for Blu-ray. Richard Linklater’s Criterion version ‘Dazed and Confused’ is out and ‘Attack the Block’ beams in from outer space to the inner city.
“Attack the Block” opens with the disturbing mugging of a young nurse, Sam (Jodie Whittaker), by a group of hooded thugs. Considering how foreboding they seem, it’s a bit of shock to realize just how young her attackers are. Ladies and gentlemen, meet your protagonists. These posturing, barely post-pubescent hoods will be your protagonists for [...]
Eric Melin from Scene-Stealers and Aaron Weber from DadsBigPlan review “Scott Pilgrim vs. the World,” starring Michael Cera and directed by Edgar Wright. Will the visual inventiveness and stylistic trappings of a movie within a videogame kill the movie or does the film succeed as a metaphor for an entire generation? Watch clips from “Scott [...]
Doubters of Michael Cera really have something to grapple with in light of the new trailer for “Scott Pilgrim vs. the World,” the most recent project from “Shaun of the Dead['s]” Edgar Wright, based on the comic book series “Scott Pilgrim” by Bryan Lee O’Malley. With no prior knowledge of the comics and no real [...]
When I saw the pitch-perfect zombie movie homage “Shaun of the Dead,” I figured the reason there was so much gore was pretty obvious. It’s a zombie movie. Duh. Having just seen Edgar Wright’s second feature, the pitch-perfect action movie homage “Hot Fuzz,” I now know that the director uses decapitated heads and buckets of [...]