takes all the classic superhero tropes and turns them on their head, and what you’re left with is a super-charged romp that’s one part wish-fulfillment fantasy and one part fan-boy comedy. Forget x-ray vision, invisibility, or superhuman strength -- Kick-Ass
is all about what happens when a 17-year-old teen with no powers, training, or meaningful desire to do so buys a wet suit and some riot sticks and begins his journey to becoming the ultimate champion: a superhero. Based on the graphic novel by Mark Millar, director Matthew Vaughn maintains a balancing act between ultra-violent recklessness and rabid teenage comedy. The film goes to all the ...