Veronica Mars Movie

A long time ago we used to be friends, and then a lot of people pitched in to bring you back into our lives. With Veronica Mars, fandom is going to get an interesting experience because the Kickstarter campaign ensured they’d be both audience and financier. We’re starting to see the fruits of that crowdfunded labor of love with a trailer that looks like it’s for a television show.

Which is unfortunate but expected. As cool as it would be to see Veronica and Friends given a cinematic scope, it’s still a fairly low budget movie, and Kristen Bell’s plucky character was never much of a globe-trotter. Still, as exciting as a reunion is, everything about the film’s setup  feels too been-there.

Director Rob Thomas was always doomed on that front. Shifting the story outside of the crew’s hometown might have made the whole affair feel alien, but bringing it back to the high school auditorium might ultimately make it feel stunted. The fine balance of delivering enough of the same difference.

The good news? The same old energy is clearly there. The cleverness, the dangerous depths and the mystery that explodes all the way to the top. Check out the trailer for yourself:

 Veronica Mars hits theaters March 14th.


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