Kick-Ass 2 arrives this week, bringing more of Aaron Johnson getting his ass kicked and Chloë Moretz swearing like a sailor. So we're celebrating with profanity and violence, naturally.
The original Kick-Ass was one of those rare movies that's actually better than the comic. Mark Millar is, as a writer, prone to going over the top. You can't just finish a villain off by shooting him, he has to be shot in the crotch and then have his skull caved in with a meat cleaver, for example. The movie dialed it back just enough that it was fun without being snotty, and celebrated the goofy power fantasy without letting us forget it's one.
Also, if you're going to go over the top, a rocket launcher is a vast improvement. And on that note, here are a few GIFs, from both films...
I want more like this!
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