People say that superhero movies are only super if the heroes have powers, well this has an 11 year old saying the C word so screw you. Violent superhero movies usually work Watchmen was awesome, Super was pretty good, Defendor was decent, Kick-Ass is possibly the most bad ass movie ever to be made. Every single comic reader ever has considered donning a mask a cape and becoming a superhero. Kick-Ass addresses that and it's exactly what the main character Dave Lizewski does. He becomes an amateur superhero named KICK-ASS! So he goes out a couple of nights a week and fights crime. The movies average at this point and not really exciting, but certainly not boring. Then just before Kick-Ass is about to get beaten up Hit Girl arrives and massacres a load of guys, to the banana splits theme, with 2 samurai swords, whilst dressed as a superhero, at the age of 11! Before I saw this movie I thought that the most awesome movie character ever was The Comedian from Watchmen. Hit Girl makes The Comedian look like Scooby Doo, she's vulgar, she's deadly, she's totally bad ass and she's an 11 year old girl! But she's not on her own, Nicholas Cage himself plays her Batman like father who's secret superhero identity is Big Daddy. Big Daddy is obviously based on Batman, but he's a thousand times better.
Aaron Johnson is Kick-Ass and he's brilliant never did he stop being believable, Lyndsy Fonseca is his girlfriend and isn't as good as everyone else, but good enough. Nicholas Cage who hasn't had a good role since Con Air is back and he's bad! Well actually he's good, but he's bad as in so awesome. But really this is Nicholas cage's best role of all time, and he was very good as the lead in Con Air, which is not surprising because the last really good film he was in before Kick-Ass was also Con Air. Christopher Mintz Plasse (aka Mclovin from Superbad) has a new best role of all time, not only is he funniest actor in the movie. But he's believable as a comic book nerd, because he always plays nerds, because he's so good at it! Mark Strong is his dad (in the movie) Frank D'Amico and he's just one of the best movie villains ever, that's a fact. Now onto the star of the show! Chloe Grace Moretz as Hit Girl, as far as I know Chloe Grace Moretz's career is going well.... very well. She's going to be Carrie, she was in a Johnny Depp film when she was 14 and has plans to star in a movie coming out in 2015. We can safely assume that her career is going well, and that her careers success is mainly down to Kick-Ass. Before Kick-Ass she had been in a few minor horror movies and Big Momma's House 2. Yes you read that right, Hit Girl was in Big Momma's House 2. If you looked at all the movies she's ever been in and charted it, the popularity would go up very quickly after Kick-Ass, the reason for this is that Hit Girl suits her. I'm not saying that Chloe Grace Moretz is a murdering superhero who's dad is Nicholas Cage, but her age and appearance is the same as the character. If they had got a 16 year old to play 11 year old Hit Girl so there wouldn't be too much controversy about all of the cussing. That would have taken the adventurousness out of the movie, and would have looked stupid! So overall the acting in Kick-Ass is more than Oscar worthy - it's awesomeness award worthy. Now onto the plot, it's awesome. Now onto the special effects, a movie with so much violence and gore as Kick-Ass has to have a lot of CGI in it, because most of the fights are impossible in real life. But they did a brilliant job and I'm going to have to give them an awesomeness award for that too. But come on, that scene in the burning warehouse was so realistic that I was cooking bacon on my TV screen. Music is always an important part of a film, in Watchmen the music is the main reason I love it. And Kick-Ass did not fail at this either, it has one of the best soundtracks of all time, and if you took the epic song in the background out of that scene where the person dies *NO SPOILERS* it would be much less emotional. (Clue to the people who have the seen the movie but still have no idea what I'm talking about - it's the bit with the slow motion the fire and the flashing light).
Now I think I've covered most of the positive things I want to say about the movie - onto the negative points (point). I can only think of one negative comment on Kick-Ass and it's not even that bad. In my opinion the humour in Kick-Ass does not match the rest of the movie by way of awesomeness. That must be a bit hard to interpret if your not me. With Kick-Ass the stories awesome, the characters are awesome, the musics awesome, the special effects are awesome but the jokes are just pretty funny. I laughed more at Superbad than I did at Kick-Ass, but Kick-Ass is a better movie for different reasons. That is my only bad point about Kick-Ass, the jokes aren't as good as the rest of the film.
So I give Kick-Ass a 9.5/10. it is the best superhero movie of all time (in my opinion). This is my 5th favourite movie of all time and I recommend it to everyone on the planet.
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