"Edgar Wright has successfully reproduced the imagery and worldview of Byran Lee O'Malley's graphic novel, itself a mash-up of ordinary characters lost in a world of manga, video games, music videos and comic book iconography."
Hollywood Reporter - Kirk Honeycutt (07/23/2010)
4 stars out of 5 -- "SCOTT PILGRIM is a blast!....A wildly comic journey into the head of a true original."
Box Office - Pete Hammond (07/27/2010)
"With Michael Cera in the title role, twentysomethings and under will swiftly embrace this original romancer..."
Variety - Peter Debruge (07/23/2010)
3 stars out of 4 -- "The film fuses an indie/punk rock sensibility with comic-book violence and video game energy, mixed with quirky humor and sassy pop culture references."
USA Today - Claudia Puig (08/13/2010)
5 stars out of 5 -- "Ramona is an intriguing character, handled in intriguing ways by the very promising Winstead....There are pop culture references galore thrown into the mix..."
Los Angeles Times - Betsy Sharkey (08/13/2010)
"The movie, with its charming visual tropes, is a romantic comedy that moves at the speed of texting....It's a true original..." -- Grade: B+
Entertainment Weekly - Owen Gleiberman (08/20/2010)
"[I]t works because it's a simple 'boy meets girl' story full of sincere emotional pangs."
Premiere - Premiere Staff (08/13/2010)
"Its speedy, funny, happy-sad spirit is so infectious that the movie makes you feel at home in its world even if the landscape is, at first glance, unfamiliar."
New York Times - A. O. Scott (08/18/2010)
4 stars out of 5 -- "Breathlessly rushing around, SCOTT PILGRIM is witty, buzzy and clever....The action scores a big power-up from ex-men Chris Evans and Brandon Routh..."
Total Film - Total Film Staff (10/01/2010)
5 stars out of 5 -- "[It's the] coming-of-age story that ultimately makes SCOTT PILGRIM work, and it's that that will make it resonate long after the dazzle of its innovative filmmaking has faded."
Empire - Helen O'Hara (01/07/2010)