Re-Watch: Kick-Ass 2 (2013)

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Re-Watch: Kick-Ass 2 (2013)

Director:

Jeff Wadlow

Starring:

Aaron Taylor-Johnson

Chloe Grace Moretz

Christopher Mintz-Plasse

Plot:

The costumed high-school hero Kick-Ass joins with a group of normal citizens who have been inspired to fight crime in costume. Meanwhile, the Red Mist plots an act of revenge that will affect everyone Kick-Ass knows.

Review:

I was lucky enough to be able to see this movie in theaters, but I was pregnant at the time and my hormones really messed with my perception of a lot of things. After a re-watch I believe I might like this more than I originally did.

Yes the scenes where Hit Girl is trying to figure out who she is are annoying, but then without those scenes I wouldn’t get the scene were those girls vomited and shit all over the place, and that was pretty damn funny.

It was also really violent, and while most of the time I don’t mind that, with this movie there were times I had to look away. Not sure why and I don’t feel like analyzing it at this moment to figure it out.

Overall I liked the story and the movie. I do find it funny that Jim Carey starred in this and then spoke out against gun violence. What a dick.

4/5

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2 comments

  1. I’m a big fan of Kick-Ass, but I hated this movie. The filmmakers took several liberties with the book that I didn’t care for. The book, “Kick-Ass 2,” is also the worst in the series. But, luckily, Mark Millar wrote “Kick-Ass 3” to conclude Dave and Mindy’s story. And I absolutely loved the ending! If you like reading comic books, then I highly recommend you check it out.

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