Trailerama: Kick-Ass

One day, a high school nerd decides to stop talking about superheroes and become one himself. In this adaptation of the Mark Millar/John Romita Jr. comic, he joins the superhero community largely through moxie alone. Trouble is, some of these characters aren’t what you’d call well-balanced. There’s at least one chuckle to be had in this trailer, as well as the thought that most contemporary superhero films are so aware of their absurdity, that any satire might be redundant. Fans, we suspect, will largely be attracted to the generous helpings of mega-violence. Be warned: this is from the same studio who brought us The Spirit. Onetime Guy Ritchie mucker Matthew Vaughn directs a script by his Stardust scribe Jane Goldman.

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3 Responses to “Trailerama: Kick-Ass”

  1. Spring Movie Preview 2010 « SquallyShowers Says:

    […] Kick-Ass Release date: April 16 Starring Aaron Johnson, Nicolas Cage, Chloe Moretz Tired of being a punching bag for the local bullies, geek Dave Lizewski decides to become a superhero. His amateur efforts at crime-fighting entangle him with the real deal–Big Daddy and Hit Girl. Dave learns that these vigilantes mean business. Mayhem ensues, as it usually does in anything associated with self-promoter par excellence Mark Millar (Wanted). Fun fact: The protagonist’s name was decided by an auction, with the winner Dave Lizewski choosing his own moniker. […]

  2. The Great SXSW 2010 Preview Dump: Headliners « SquallyShowers Says:

    […] Kick-Ass […]

  3. Zachary Bowen Says:

    Mika wrote the title song for this movie 🙂

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