Today, I bring you animated sequences from Spun (2002 independent film by Jonas Åkerlund)
The animation suits the grungy, druggy, and vile cult film. It’s been a while since I’ve seen Spun. Looking back to old trailers when writing this post, I hate to say it reminds me of Requiem For A Dream. I don’t like comparing the two – who can top Requiem? But Spun holds a special place in my heart as far as frenetic drug freak films are concerned and BONUS, it features some quality animation by animator Murray John.
The scene depicts an intense pornographic hallucination. It’s pretty graphic but I dig the use of animation here, where the artist literally has no boundaries.
Edgar Wright’s adaptation of “Scott Pilgrim vs. the World” stays true to Bryan Lee O’Malley’s graphic novel series. It’s so precise, that someone was able to recreate the movie trailer using the original shots from the comic.
photos via edgar wright, www.flickr.com/edgarwright
Now it’s finally out in theaters! Of course – once I’m out of the country. It won’t be released here overseas until August 25th. Boo. Did you dig it, America? I’m jealous … especially after reading a rave review via Slash Film.
With the exception of those blindly dismissing the film as “hipster” (all of whom are apparently unaware that the hipster mentality is a source of constant ridicule throughout the film), the under-30 crowd is going to adore this movie. [...] Future generations will begin to discover the film, and delight in the nostalgia-factor of a movie so married to its time—
Scott Pilgrim achieves so much, in such a short span of time. Its pace is relentless, yet flawlessly sustained throughout. Wright manages to condense six volumes worth of material from the graphic novels into less than two hours, and the result is the most successful live-action recreation of cartoon sensibilities that’s ever been released.
Rock! They gave it a 10 out of 10, pointing out that most of the negative reviews are coming from older critics who simply don’t “get it” and never will. These are likely to be the same haters who are tired of Michael Cera and don’t think he should’ve been cast in the film. Tired of Michael Cera? Where was I when this happened? Mr. Cera, if you’re reading this, we think you’re absolutely brilliant.
Here. Awesome trailer put together by theMrBlonde2010 using the original shots from the graphic novel.
Official movie trailer…
Amazing recreation of the official movie trailer…
It’s so close I could cry. iwatchstuff.com posted some entertaining pics, more proof of just how solid Wright’s version is.
All in all, I can’t wait to see this geek fest of a flick. Packed with subtle pop culture references (the best kind), 8-bit weapons, comic book text, Jason Schwartzman and rock songs by bands such as Broken Social Scene and Metric, what more could you ask for?