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[Posted by: Danny Moltrasi]

Michael Cera was the ‘in-thing’ not so long ago, but now it seems Michael Cera-bashing has long taken over that phase. The main criticism has always been that Cera plays the same, awkward teenage character, and that it has quickly become boring. I’ve even seen his casting in Scott Pilgrim vs. the World being cited as the reason behind the films limited box office success. But is that really worth the hate he has received? It seems to me that Cera has been on the hard end of many critics. (more…)

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[Posted by: Alex Miller]

Ok so a movie about a nerd trying to get a girl by fighting a bunch of her “evil ex-boyfriends” didn’t get #1 at the box-office. Big deal right? Well it didn’t get #2, #3, or #4 either. In fact people chose overwhelmingly to go see Inception a second/third time before going to see this movie on its opening weekend. This $70 Million comic-based movie starring Michael Cera finished 5th behind The Expendables, Eat Pray Love, The Other Guys, and the aforementioned Inception. It only made $10 Million. That pretty good you say? Well factor in that, as a general rule, a movie has to take in twice its budget before the studio starts to see profit and you’ve got a pretty big flop on your hands. (more…)

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[Reviewed by: Sydney Freeman]

Introducing new contributor Sydney Freeman, with his review of the new Edgar Wright comedy that everyone is talking about!

Edgar Wright returns with a stylish movie adaption of the cult comic Scott Pilgrim series. The story revolves around our hero Scott Pilgrim (Micheal Cera) who meets the girl of his dreams Ramona (Mary Elizabeth Winstead) but in order to date her he has to defeat her seven evil exes. The result can only be summarized by one word, epic. Scott Pilgrim is the story for our generation. A story that could only make sense to the MTV powered, iPod connected Nintendo generation. (more…)