Movies for Valentines Day
Scott Pilgrim vs the World
I love Edgar Wrights whole Cornetto trilogy of Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz and The Worlds End, but for my money this is easily his most impressive film to date. For all the appreciation that has grown for it since its poor box office showing, Scott Pilgrim still hasnt truly gotten its due. Most of what makes it great in addition to the stellar writing is Wrights incredibly creative visual aesthetic, seamlessly blending influences from comics, video games and pop art into a whole that just works, against all odds. The romance aspect is a bit more young adult and inconsequential, but youre unlikely to notice in a film so vibrant and full of life.