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I mentioned the financial difficulty Scott Pilgrim vs. The World had in an earlier podcast, and, having finally seen it a week or so ago and given time to let it sink in, would like to offer a bit of a follow up.

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Scott Pilgrim is definitely not a movie for everybody, and its awareness of comic book and video game tropes and conceits makes it something inaccessible for a percentage of filmgoers of certain older age groups. And, if you can’t accept those mostly ridiculous conceits the film might be understandably hard to get into.

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That being said, this movie was intensely and extremely entertaining and well made, full of a lot of silly fun, and will likely be embraced as a cult classic in years to come. If you haven’t seen it, now that it’s on DVD, do yourself a favor and rent it.

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