DVD of the Week: ‘Scott Pilgrim vs. the World.’ Plus: ‘Grown Ups,’ ‘Charlie St. Cloud’

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World This highly stylized, seriously inventive movie about a nerdy semi-loser who plays bass in a band called Sex Bob-Omb, has a girlfriend named Knives Chau and falls for a mysterious multicolor-haired girl wowed critics but bob-ombed at the box office.

'Scott Pilgrim vs. the World'
If you missed it in theaters, catch it on disc—even though star Michael Cera’s battles with his new love’s seven evil exes gets a little old by the second half, filmmaker Edgar Wright’s colorful, creative take on the graphic novel will keep you watching til the end. Extras: Deleted/alternate scenes, bloopers, commentary, photo galleries, trivia track (DVD/BD); those plus featurettes on the making of, the music, the production process, the animation and production blogs from the set (BD)
Grown Ups For those of you who still find Adam Sandler amusing, watch him and his SNL cohorts David Spade, Chris Rock, Rob Schneider plus the erstwhile Kevin James and others ham it up as five dudes who reunite over 4th of July to mourn the loss of their basketball coach. Extras: Bloopers, feature on the cast (DVD/BD); those plus director commentary and three featurettes (BD)
Charlie St. Cloud Zac Efron stars as the titular character who turns down a prized scholarship when his younger brother is killed, and instead becomes a caretaker at the cemetery. Charlie can’t seem to let go of the past, until he meets Tess, a girl who shares his love of sailing and convinces Charlie to pursue his dreams. Extras: “On Location with Zac Efron,” “Zac Efron, Leading Man,” a featurette on parapsychology, deleted scenes (DVD/BD)
 
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