Review: Kick Ass 2

Kick-Ass 2

2010’s Kick-ass was a movie not without problems, but what problems it had were easy to forget because it was actually fun. It melded over the top violence and profanity with an upbeat and optimistic “holy shit we’re superheroes” tone which gave the movie a unique energy, and a couple of brilliant casting moves made the whole endeavor…. well _fun_ really is the operative word here.

It’s 3 years later both in our world and theirs and Kick-Ass 2 is here and you know what? It holds up pretty well!

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Awesome: Matthew Vaughn to Produce Josh Trank’s Fantastic Four

Matthew Vaughn

Good news everyone! Check out this tweet from Mark Millar:

Matthew Vaughn is probably currently known as the guy who directed _X-Men: First Class_ and _Kick-Ass_ and _Layer Cake_, but he also produced all of Guy Ritchies early/good stuff (_Snatch_, _Lock Stock_, etc).

Josh Trank proved he can do superheroes with _Chronicle_, and with a solid producer behind him with a history in the genre? There’s no reason not to be pretty damn excited.