The best video game movie ever made was not based on a video game. This weekend, “Scott Pilgrim vs. the World” celebrates its 10th anniversary, with a Dolby re-release to AMC theaters. The film performed poorly when it was first dropped, but has since developed a cult following for its innovative visuals, creative storytelling, winning performances, and likable characters.
“Scott Pilgrim vs the World” was based on the comic series of the same name by Bryan Lee O’Malley. It tells the story of Scott, a 23-year old slacker and bassist in a “terrible” garage band who skates through life without ambition, reeling from heartbreak and dating a high schooler. His life changes when he meets Ramona Flowers, the girl of his dreams (whom he first saw in a dream).
However, there’s a catch: in order to date her, he needs to defeat her seven evil exes, who are successively coming after Scott to prevent Ramona from moving on. He