Movie Review: Kick-Ass 2 (2013)

Kick Ass 2 poster It should have been called Ass Kick because it got it’s ass kicked as a sequel – And off I go to pursue my life of comedy greatness

Stars: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Chloë Grace Moretz, Christopher Mintz-Plasse
Director: 
Jeff Wadlow

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Synopsis: After the events of the first movie Mindy (Chloë Grace Moretz) is struggling with going to school, being ‘normal’ and not being Hit Girl all the time. Meanwhile Dave (Aaron Taylor-Johnson) willingly stopped being Kick-Ass and is in turn struggling with boring day to day life. When begging Mindy to team up and be a duo fails, he searches elsewhere for other vigilantes in the city to work with. But of course every superhero needs a bad guy and the loss of his father and many people he was close to has caused Chris D’Amico (Christopher Mintz-Plasse) to be consumed by revenge and form his own team to be the cities ultimate super villain with the main goal….kill Kick-Ass. Continue reading Movie Review: Kick-Ass 2 (2013)

Movie Review: Kick-Ass (2010)

Kick Ass poster Good call, baby doll!

Stars:  Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Nicolas Cage, Chloë Grace Moretz, Mark Strong, Christopher Mintz-Plasse
Director: 
Matthew Vaughn

Synopsis: High school student and comic book nerd Dave (Aaron Taylor-Johnson) decides to take it upon himself to wear a costume and become a real-life superhero and helping people in need. Doing this, however, causes him to cross paths with drug lords and criminals who suddenly want nothing more than to see him dead. It also means that two other ‘superheros’ are forced to show themselves in order to save his neck once or twice. Continue reading Movie Review: Kick-Ass (2010)

Movie Review: How to Train Your Dragon (2010)

dragon 1I want a Toothless of my very own

Stars: Jay Baruchel, Gerard Butler, Christopher Mintz-Plasse
Directors: Dean DeBlois, Chris Sanders

Synopsis: In the Viking town of Berk, a somewhat out of place young man named Hiccup (Jay Baruchel) is determined to be the first to shoot down and capture the infamous and highly dangerous Night Fury dragon, in order to finally impress his father, the chief. Along the way he instead manages to befriend the Night Fury and discover that it and dragons in general aren’t so bad after all. Continue reading Movie Review: How to Train Your Dragon (2010)