Comic Riffs: Edgar Wright


Posted at 02:45 PM ET, 08/22/2010

BOX OFFICE: Bombing 'Scott Pilgrim' plummets; 'Expendables' rolls on

"Scott Pilgrim vs. the World" can now look at the box-office pecking order and realize its biggest mistake: Apparently the film should have written in an eighth villain -- say, Ramona's butt-kicking father -- and that final baddie should...

By Michael Cavna  |  02:45 PM ET, 08/22/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Holly Word | Tags:  Bryan Lee O'Malley, Edgar Wright

Posted at 05:31 PM ET, 08/15/2010

BOX OFFICE: Scott Pilgrim can't defeat the ultimate 'evil' ex: The Ex-pendables

For its debut weekend, at least, "Scott Pilgrim vs. the World" has "bob-ombed" at the box office. Edgar Wright's inventive film based on the Bryan Lee O'Malley graphic-novel series has a great pedigree and a passionate fanbase and much...

By Michael Cavna  |  05:31 PM ET, 08/15/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Holly Word, The Holly Word | Tags:  Bryan Lee O'Malley, Edgar Wright, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World