I'm neither hip nor cool. If you rounded my age up you'd hit 40 and if you asked me if I'd read the Scott Pilgrim novels I'd have
Then I watched the film, and what I saw was one of the purest, sweetest, funniest, and most dead-on accurate portrayals of "young male in love" syndrome that I've ever seen in a cinema. One need not be a hip youngster or a seasoned film critic to see what's going on beneath the surface of this powerfully entertaining movie -- but it certainly helps to approach this strange little experiment with an open mind and a youthful heart. Anyone who dismisses this film as youth-pandering video game ephemera simply isn't looking closely enough.