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: Going in Style (2017)

Going In Style posterAnd now I want some damn pie…

Stars: Michael Caine, Alan Arkin, Morgan Freeman, Ann-Margret
Director: 
Zach Braff

Synopsis: Three older gentlemen find themselves no longer receiving a pension from the company they worked 30+ years for. Without this money they will struggle to pay rent or mortgages or generally live the relaxing retired life they want. When it also turns out that the bank they are all using is screwing each of them over in multiple ways, they decide to take matters into their own hands and rob it to get back the money they are owed. Continue reading Movie Review: Going in Style (2017)