Edgar Wright's take on Bryan Lee O'Malley's series of slacker-indie-gamer comics came a true delight to fans of the source material.
Although the movie moves at a breakneck pace through the set-up and confrontation with each of seven evil-exes, it was necessary to cram all six books worth of story into a single film. As viewers we lose a lot of the witty dialogue and quieter moments between characters, but this is more than balanced by the insanely kickass action sequences and visual eye-candy on display. Wright's ability to seamlessly integrate comic book imagery and conventions onto the big screen is nothing short of incredible.
I would have preferred the narrative… Read more