Director Edgar Wright's "Scott Pilgrim vs. The World" is a critical success but so far a mixed success in terms of ticket sales, which is likely to raise a few eyebrows regarding his next reported comic book adaptation "Ant-Man," based on the Marvel Comics superhero scientist with the ability to shrink himself down to the size of an ant
"Scott Pilgrim vs. The World" finally arrives in theaters this week, and having seen it already, I can tell you that Chris Evans is absolutely glorious as Lucas Lee. With his tongue-in-cheek swagger and hilarious line delivery, Evans could easily shoulder a film or two with Lee in a starring role
With the August 13 release date of "Scott Pilgrim Vs. the World" just more than a week away, Universal Pictures is pulling out all the promotional stops to keep the movie on fankind's hivemind. Their latest effort, the SPvtW interactive trailer, combines a retro gaming aesthetic with an achievement-oriented fact-unlocking click quest
All things considered, I think it's fair to say that this year's San Diego Comic-Con was Scott Pilgrim's show.
Not only did the convention coincide with the release of the sixth and final graphic novel in Bryan Lee O'Malley's series, "Scott Pilgrim's Finest Hour," but there was an incredible amount of anticipation and promotion for Edgar Wright's film version, which hits theaters on August 13. The Bayfront Hilton was draped in a massive version of the poster that covered a good ten floors, buses were decked out in ads, "The Scott Pilgrim Experience" was happening across the street from the convention center -- you couldn't get away from it.Bigger than those, though, were the actual screenings of the film. Fans waited in line for hours for it, and as one of the perks of the Fourth Estate, I managed to get in and see it myself. The short version is that I thought it was great, but for the longer version, I've got my ten thoughts on the movie.
Despite one of our own freelancers having seen "Scott Pilgrim Vs. the World," contractual obligations have thus far prohibited us from learning all there is to know about the Edgar Wright-directed venture
Good news if you collect movie posters: "Scott Pilgrim vs. the World" now has a total of eight - one sporting Ramona's main man Scott and seven all-new posters displaying her evil exes.
Universal's new posters feature stars Satya Bhabha as Matthew Patel, Chris Evans as Lucas Lee, Brandon Routh as Todd Ingram,
When director Edgar Wright called on the online "Scott Pilgrim vs. the World" community to help the film's official Facebook page reach 100,000 fans last week, Bryan Lee O'Malley's longtime readers knew it was just a matter of time before the goal was met and the Internet at large would be rewarded with a brand-new trailer showing off additional SP footage. That time, my friends, has come at last.
The video went live (extremely) early this morning
For better or for worse, extra shoots (in many cases, re-shoots) tend to indicate a studio or a focus group is meddling in a film's creative affairs. In the case of director Edgar Wright's upcoming 3-day shoot with the cast of "Scott Pilgrim vs