You can't fight your destiny.
Costumed vigilante Kick-Ass (Aaron Taylor-Johnson) returns alongside Hit Girl (Chloë Grace Moretz) as the pair deal with high-school life, the emerging DIY superhero movement, and their old nemesis Red Mist (Christopher Mintz-Plasse) – tastefully renamed The Mother F**ker. Co-stars Jim Carrey and Scrubs' Donald Faison.... More
The explosive events of the first film inspired the rise of a new league of superheroes called Justice Forever, led by the gruff Colonel Stars and Stripes (Carrey). Kick-Ass joins their patrol, but when members of the squad fall victim to The Mother F**ker, it's up to Hit Girl to prevent the total annihilation of Justice Forever.Hide
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BY Liam Maguren Flicks Writer
It’s somewhat surprising that many of the fight scenes in Kick-Ass 2 aren’t all that memorable, given they were the only thing worth remembering in Jeff Wadlow’s Never Back Down. The highway sequence in particular is a victim of bad post-production. Still, the sequel’s new director admirably keeps the manic mix of R-rated comedy and action seen in Matthew Vaughn’s original while omitting the terrible attempts at shock-drama that polluted Mark Millar’s comic – the ultra-violence is already full-on without the need of animal decapitation, child slaughter and gang rape.... More
While the crime-fighting craze has spread to other wannabe vigilantes, Mindy hangs up her Hit-Girl suit to give ‘regular’ teen life a go. The parallel between the boy-band obsessions of dolled-up teenage girls and the fanboy superhero adorations of costumed geeks is a surprisingly novel illustration of otherwise typical high-school identity themes. They even manage to spin a pretty good subplot about Mindy’s sexual independence grown from the ashes of her stolen childhood.
However, the huge focus on Hit-Girl comes at the expense of Kick-Ass himself, who’s little more than a narrator in the film – it makes a particularly heavy tragedy in the third act feel lighter than it should. Side-characters are also denied their times to shine, with Jim Carrey’s scene-stealing Colonel Stars and Stripes leaving the stage long before we want him to. Fortunately, Christopher Mintz-Plasse transcends as villainous douchebag The Motherf--ker – he’s like an angry internet troll who actually goes through with his threats.
The crude quips (“I’ll be immortal, like an evil Jesus!”) are unapologetic in delivery; you’ll take them as either vulgarity or hilarity. Luckily, Kick-Ass 2 taps into my juvenile sense of humour, even if some of the gags went limp (one being literal). It could have also done without the terrible CG diarrhoea…Hide
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BY Gerd superstar
Extremely primitive and predictable, full of American crap values. Bad acting and stupid costumes underlined by a confusing script of ups and downs from happy happy pancake pancake to senseless violence in seconds. How anybody can even remotely compare this ridicules garbage with the first one is beyond me. Avoid at all costs.
BY JackWallace superstar