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Kick-Ass

HAVE FEAR. THEY’RE HERE.

New York teenager Dave Lizewski (Aaron Taylor-Johnson) buys a bodysuit and turns himself into a superhero; his first attempts at creating justice are pitiful, but he eventually gets caught up in a battle between a crime boss and an 11-year-old avenger. A story that is partly grounded in reality as it deals with a teenager’s quest to find his place in the world, partly in a very violent comic-book fantasy. Many found this approach offensive ‚Äď uneven is what I would call it, but brazen and very entertaining. Mark Strong is fun as the mob boss and Chlo√ę Grace Moretz got her breakthrough as the lethal Hit Girl.

2010-Britain-U.S. 113 min. Color. Widescreen.¬†Directed by¬†Matthew Vaughn.¬†Comic Book:¬†Mark Millar, John S. Romita, Jr..¬†Cast:¬†Aaron Taylor-Johnson (Dave Lizewski), Christopher Mintz-Plasse (Chris D’Amico), Nicolas Cage (Damon Macready), Mark Strong, Chlo√ę Grace Moretz, Omari Hardwick.

Trivia: Daniel Craig and Mark Wahlberg were allegedly considered for Cage’s role. Followed by¬†Kick-Ass 2¬†(2013).

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