In the movie, a regular teenager is determined to become a superhero. For 27 year-old Tadahiro Kanemasu, he just wanted to be a Good Samaritan.
You might think that a movie like Kick-Ass would need charismatic actors and improbable wire-fu in order to be enjoyable. And yet!
A few months back, a thread appeared online in Japan with a simple question: How do you get out of a situation like this? The ensuing answers proved one thing: Don't ask people whose only experience is based on video games, comic books, and movies.
The first time I saw Kick Ass, I liked it. The second time I watched it, I actually really liked it. And while I'll almost definitely see the sequel, I'm not entirely sold on this new "red band" trailer. It just seems like the movie might fall into the same trap as so many other sequels: It'll give us more, more,…
The Need for Videogame Literacies
An average high school student learns the painful answer to the question of why there are no real superheroes in Kick-Ass, a completely new kind of comic book movie.
Reminding us that the movie based on Mark Millar's award-winning comic book Kick-Ass hits theaters on Friday is one of the few good things to come from this trailer for the PlayStation Network video game.
The characters from the movie based off of Mark Millar's comic book Kick-Ass completely kick ass in this trailer for WHA Entertainment's video game adaptation for the iPhone and PlayStation Network, and somehow that doesn't seem right.
The movie based on the Mark Millar created comic book series Kick-Ass is getting its own adaptation in the form of a video game for the PlayStation Network and iPhone. It will be simply Kick-Ass.