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Scott Pilgrim vs. The World, a review by Tom

     Scott Pilgrim vs. The World (2010/United States)
IMDb | Wikipedia

Universal Pictures (United Kingdom)
Director:Edgar Wright
Writing:Bryan Lee O'Malley (Original Material By), Michael Bacall (Screenwriter), Edgar Wright (Screenwriter)
Length:112 min.
Video:Widescreen 1.85
Audio:English: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1, Audio Descriptive: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo
Subtitles:English, Trivia

Michael Cera as Scott Pilgrim
Alison Pill as Kim Pine
Mark Webber as Stephen Stills
Johnny Simmons as Young Neil
Ellen Wong as Knives Chau

Meet charming and jobless Scott Pilgrim (Michael Cera). A bass guitarist for garage band Sex Bob-omb, the 22-year-old has just met the girl of his dreams - literally. But, there's one catch to winning Ramona Flowers (Mary Elizabeth Winstead)...he has to meet and defeat her seven evil exes!

From genre-smashing filmmaker Edgar Wright (Hot Fuzz, Shaun of the Dead) comes the amazing story of one romantic slacker's fight to POWER-UP with love - before it really is GAME OVER!

  • Commentary
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Featurettes
  • Music Videos
  • Outtakes
  • Scene Access
  • Trailers

My Thoughts:
I finally saw this much-hyped movie. I have to admit, that it has great special effects and fun editing. But like the comic, I really couldn't get into it. I have read the first volume of the comic and didn't have the urge to continue buying and reading it. Maybe someday I will.
The movie feels like if you enjoy the comic, you will enjoy this adaption.


(From Tom's Random Reviews on April 19th, 2011)

Member's Reviews

House on Haunted Hill, a review by addicted2dvd

House on Haunted Hill
One night in the house, one million bucks, no questions asked. But there is a catch for anyone who accepts the offer. Murder is a way of life at the 'House on Haunted Hill', a jolting, effects-ramped remake of the 1959 cult classic that starred Vincent Price and was directed by screen horror legend William Castle. Geoffrey Rush plays twisted theme park bigshot Steven Price, who's hosting a scary/jokey birthday bash for his wife (Famke Janssen) at an abandoned institute for the criminally insane. Taye Diggs, Ali Larter, Bridgette Wilson, Peter Gallagher and Chris Kattan portray strangers mysteriously assembled for the event that could make them all very rich. Or profoundly dead. And you? We won't start the party without you.

My Thoughts:
I remember when I first heard they were making this movie. All I could say at the time was WHY!?!?! But after watching it I decided that even though a remake wasn't needed... they did a pretty good job on it. I did (and still do) enjoy it. That is not to say it is as good as the original... because there is no way it could be. In the original Vincent Price was perfect in the role... and Geoffrey Rush just didn't cut it in my opinion. I do like how they changed the role name to Stephen Price.... a little homage to Vincent Price there? But other then that it is a decent horror movie.... I would even say above average.

My Rating:
Out of a possible 5:


(From Weekend Movie Marathon: Ghosts/Hauntings on January 30th, 2009)

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Tom's Buffy and Angel Marathon, a review by Tom

07. Revelations (1998-11-17)
Writer: Joss Whedon (Created By), Douglas Petrie (Writer)
Director: James A. Contner
Cast: Sarah Michelle Gellar (Buffy Summers), Nicholas Brendon (Xander Harris), Alyson Hannigan (Willow Rosenberg), Charisma Carpenter (Cordelia Chase), David Boreanaz (Angel), Seth Green (Oz), Anthony Stewart Head (Giles), Serena Scott Thomas (Gwendolyn Post), Eliza Dushku (Faith), Jason Hall (Devon), Kate Rodger (Paramedic)

A good episode, but never one of my favorites.


(From Tom's Buffy and Angel Marathon on February 28th, 2009)