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DVD Review: 'Scott Pilgrim vs. the World'

Scott Pilgrim vs. the world with Michael Cera

Scott Pilgrim vs. the world with Michael Cera and Mary Elizabeth Winstead Photo Credit: Handout

“Scott Pilgrim vs. the World” (DVD, $29.98; Blu-ray, $39.98) didn’t make much more than a whimper at the box office it’s opening weekend, finishing fifth behind big action, big romance and some of the previous weeks’ holdovers. This adaptation of Bryan Lee O’Malley’s excellent series of graphic novels, however, should be remembered as a generational classic. “Scott Pilgrim” is a film for the video-game generation, integrating digital elements from classic games into live action. Has any other film character ever earned a 1-UP? Mary Elizabeth Winstead was suitably swoon-worthy as the Ramona Flowers and Michael Cera, as Pilgrim, embodied the slacker character perfectly, lackadaisically facing off against Ramona’s evil exes. This is a great film, and the DVD and Blu-ray is full of awesome extras, including “Scott Pilgrim vs. the Animation” from Adult Swim.

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