When great films come to mind you think of Jaws, Star Wars, Drive, The Dark Knight, The Shawshank Redemption, etc. What do these films have in common? Great characters whose lives are fleshed out and understood on screen, a fantastic script, great direction, a cohesive story, conflict, attention to detail, fantastic acting, editing, and visuals.
Now what do you think is a great film and why?
The reason why we watched Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World is because it has all of the previously mentioned parts of a film. It is the first entree in a series called "What makes a film great." Each film will be discussed and examined. In addition, I will assign each film a certain topic.