Friday, June 1, 2012

Day 176

movie: Kick Ass
starring: Aaron Johnson, Christopher Mintz-Plasse
genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy,
year: 2010
format: Shaw Video On Demand

plot: A high school student who reads comics decides he wants to become a superhero, only he finds himself mixed up in a vigilante's war with a major drug lord.

This is based on the comic

 This was an interesting bridge between some of the more popular comics, with references to Spiderman and Batman the most.  I would NOT recommend this for anyone under the age of 16. The violence is very extreme (though so are most comics these days)

I have one question... in the movie why doesn't Kick-Ass ever wonder before the big final battle who Red-Mist is?  Just given the car factor.

And every time we saw Kick-Ass in front of his mirror trying on parts of his costume, I could not get the thought out of my head that. that is what wrestlers must go through when they are trying out new gimmicks.

what do i think i learned from this film?
Everyone wants to be a superhero, it's part of who we are as a society. The only thing is very few have the courage or the know how to do so.

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