Jake Gyllenhaal as a brilliantly cliche two dimensional character in what is a fun gender reversal film that offers Jennifer Aniston the chance to play a complex character facing a complicated life crisis. A lot of positives to be found between the two leads.
Movie one of the Jake ten film project and he lands with a bang. It was really no looking back for him from here, that weird choice to be the Prince of Persia aside there’s hardly even a bad choice from him either. He has such presence and intensity already for such a young actor. Watching him grow up on screen has had the effect of making it seem like he hasn’t really aged but going back 18 years like this hammers home how old I am instead.
May you dream of the Devil and wake in fright. - AN OLD CURSE
Part 1 of the 30 Countries project.
For the purposes of this project this movie is classed as at least partially being of Australian origin as per its listing on imdb.
“In the remote towns of the west there are few of the amenities of civilization; there is no sewerage, there are no hospitals, rarely a doctor; the food is dreary and flavourless from long carrying,…
I'm honestly conflicted over giving this film the full marks. After tonight's screening at the Rooftop Cinema in Perth I reckon I must have seen it an even dozen times and it just keeps getting funnier. But it's a teen comedy comic book adaptation. Conflicted!
Edgar Wright has done such a great job in adapting the visuals, mood and attitude of the excellent graphic novels, the soundtrack is phenomenally well chosen and the cast all excel in their roles however small plus it seems like Michael Cera was born to be Scott Pilgrim.
I heart Scott Pilgrim so much. Full stars!