New York -- At first the crazy-quilt inventiveness of Scott Pilgrim vs. the World can put you over the moon: Yes, this is how you bring a graphic novel to life onscreen! ... Given these marvels, why ... isn't it the coolest movie ever? One problem is, well, Scott Pilgrim. Cera dials down his patented semi-castrato hysteria and doesn't play every scene on the defensive, but our superhero is still a super-cipher: callow, cowardly, morose.