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‘Kick-Ass 2’ kicks less ass the second time around

kick_ass_2-wideStarting this weekend in theaters from Universal Studios is the eagerly awaited sequel to the 2010 cult film that hit large on home video, Kick-Ass 2. This time around the film is under the reigns of writer/director Jeff Wadlow and only produced by the original’s director Matthew Vaughn. The graphic novel sequel to Kick-Ass, Kick-Ass 2: Balls to the Wall, is a veritable blood bath, which beckons the question of how the film will translate to the theater screen.

Kick-Ass 2

Starring Aaron Taylor-JohnsonChloe Grace MoretzChristopher Mintz-Plasse, Donald Faison, Lindy Booth, John Leguizamo, Morris Chestnut, Clark DukeAugustus Prew, Olga Kurkulina and Jim Carrey.

Written and Directed by Jeff Wadlow

When we last saw junior assassin Hit Girl (Moretz) and young masked hero Kick-Ass (Taylor-Johnson), they were trying to live as normal teenagers Mindy and Dave.  With graduation looming and uncertain what to do with their shared calling, Dave decides to start the world’s first superhero team with Mindy.  Unfortunately, when Mindy is busted for sneaking out as Hit Girl, she’s forced to retire, leaving her to navigate  (more…)

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Is “Ice Age: Continental Drift” worth the trip? (Review)

Ice Age 4 Blu Cover

 

Ice Age: Continental Drift Blu-Ray

Starring the voices of Ray Romano, John Leguizamo, Denis Leary, Queen Latifah, Keke Palmer, Jennifer Lopez, Nicki MinajWanda Sykes, Drake, Aziz Ansari, Nick Frost and Peter Dinklage

Written by Michael Berg, Jason Fuchs and Lori Forte

Directed by Steve Martino and Michael Thurmeier

New to Blu-Ray and DVD this week from Blue Sky Studios and Fox Home Entertainment is the latest chapter in the now decade spanning series of Ice Age films, Ice Age: Continental Drift. What started out as one of the solo Scrat short adventures, entitled Scrat’s Continental Crack-up, now been expanded into a new adventure for the entire Ice Age gang and they are bringing along a slew of new characters to join them. But has the series run its course with the fourth installment of the franchise?

In Ice Age: Continental Drift Scrat’s nutty pursuit of the cursed acorn (more…)