Summer movie review: “Kick-Ass” sequel fails to live up to its namesake
By: Grant Vance The recent popularity of superhero films is all but subtle in the film industry of this generation. With crossovers, reboots (the very occasional original film) and sequels-galore, it is hard to be ignorant of this trend as a filmgoer. The “Kick-Ass” franchise is important to this genre. The first film (“Kick-Ass”)— directed by Matthew Vaughn—was brilliantly crafted with just enough heart, comedy and action to make it an enjoyable film upon multiple views. Some liberties were taken that strayed from the comic book, but Vaughn did the book justice and created a great “real-life” superhero film. The … Continue reading Summer movie review: “Kick-Ass” sequel fails to live up to its namesake
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