#9: Scott Pilgrim vs. the World: “NJAM Gets it Together”

On this episode of Not Just A Movie, Timmie, Mike, and Ryan discuss Scott Pilgrim Vol. 1-6 by Bryan Lee O’Malley and the feature film, Scott Pilgrim Vs. the World (2010) directed, produced and co-written by Edgar Wright.


I. What Have We Been Watching

II. Scott Pilgrim


Brian Lee O’Malley

A. Graphic Novels

Main Characters

B. Film


Structure/Adapting Graphic Novel to Film

Visual Language


Graphic Novel Omissions

C. Impact of the film on Graphic Novels

D. Favorites



Evil Ex



E. Bad Table Reads

Opening Scene

Characters: Scott (Ryan), Stephen/Young Neil (Mike), Kim (Timmie)

III. Conclusions/End Comments

IV. Outro

Further Reading:

The Del Toro Panel Discussion

The Hero’s Journey Deleted Scene

Audio Editing

This show was edited by Ryan Jacobi. Follow him on Twitter.

N-JAM Team


Timmie is a vocalist, pianist, and teacher that podcasts and writes about media in her spare time. She’s hoping to incorporate both of her passions in an endeavor she’s calling Lost: The Musical. Official release date TBD.


Michael, always thought to spend too much time watching TV, reading books, playing video games, and looking up random facts on the internet, has finally decided to put his plethora of seemingly useless information to good use in audio format. He co-hosted a very successful 10 episode run of a video game show called the Go!Cast and loves to get involved in long-winded and deep discussions on media. He lives alone with his turtle, Squirt, and they play Cranium every Thursday night. Michael always wins.


Ryan is a picture/sound editor. You can see some of his work over at Scruffy.TV as well as two documentaries in progress, We Breathe Again and American Communion. When he isn’t editing, Ryan enjoys watching films with his canine and feline sons, Ewan and Figaro. He becomes frustrated when they choose to screen Glee over Godard.

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