Tag Archives: Kick-Ass

The Ten Best Action Movies of the New Millennium

Who doesn’t love a good action movie? They’re among the most fun that Hollywood has to offer, particularly when they’re of a high quality. Later on this week, a reportedly amazing new one in Mad Max: Fury Road is hitting theaters, so to prep us all for that experience (I[...]

Chloe Grace Moretz on Martin Scorsese, “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” and the 3D “Hugo”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: There’s a delicious irony to the fact that Isabelle, Chloe Grace Moretz’s inquisitive character from Martin Scorsese’s capricious “Hugo,” has never seen a movie. After all, the versatile actress already has played a vampire (“Let Me In”), an ass-kicking superhero (“Kick-Ass”), and a socially savvy middle schooler[...]

The rush to cast young actresses as fairy tale princesses

HollywoodNews.com: There were a few interesting articles written over the last several months about the unusual amount of ass-kicking (or at least take-charge) young female roles being written into mainstream cinema. Whether it was Chloe Moretz in Kick-Ass, Hailee Steinfeld in True Grit, Jennifer Lawrence in Winter’s Bone, or[...]

Colin Farrell bears his fangs in “Fright Night” photos

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: We’ve always kind of assumed that Colin Farrell was a bloodsucking creature of the night, so it’s comforting that these new images confirm what we’ve … What’s that? They’re from a movie? Oh. Never mind. Farrell, in fact, is playing a vampire named Jerry in Craig Gillespie’s “Fright Night,”[...]

Rainn Wilson stomps through “Super” – SXSW

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: James Gunn’s homegrown superhero story is generating buzz ahead of its South By Southwest screening next week. The dark comedy, which premiered at last year’s Toronto film fest, has been compared (favorably) to “Kick-Ass,” and boasts a healthy 71-percent grade on Rotten Tomatoes. It’s going to expand on[...]

‘Expendables’ explodes, ‘Eat Pray Love’ is bountiful, while ‘Scott Pilgrim vs. the World’ lacks ‘Game Genie.’

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: Proving once again that films aimed at older audiences have theoretically stronger legs than those aimed at teens, ‘The Expendables’ and ‘Eat Pray Love’ both had strong weekend multipliers and both performed at or above realistic expectations. With all the hub-bub regarding ‘the guy movie vs.[...]

DVD Review: “Kick-Ass” hurls the controversial Hit Girl to home video

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: HollywoodNews.com stays on top of the latest DVD and Blu-ray releases so you know which films are worth your time and money. This week, we review: “Kick-Ass” Matthew Vaughn’s “Kick-Ass” could be viewed as the anti-“Batman Begins,” and in a strange way, that’s a good thing. While both detail[...]

‘Kick-Ass 2’ spoilers: Hit Girl vs. Red Mist

HollywoodNews.com: Despite sputtering at the domestic box office with $48.1 million, a sequel to Lionsgate’s cult action film “Kick-Ass” looks to be a reality. Franchise creator Mark Millar talked about the sequel, “Kick-Ass 2: Balls to the Wall,” with Movieweb. Digital Spy was reading the piece. “We left things off with[...]

“Kick-Ass” director Vaughn contender for “X-Men:First Class”

By Staff Fox’s “X-Men: First Class” is about to get a little Kick-ass. Director Matthew Vaughn of the Lionsgate fanboy film is in negotiations to direct the comic book reboot. “X-Men: First Class” centers on an origin story of the mutant heroes, with a look at Cyclops, Jean Gray among others[...]

“How To Train Your Dragon” wins weekend theatrical box office

By Staff Rentrak Corporation, today announced the weekend theatrical box office numbers for the weekend period of April 23 through April 25, 2010 according to the company’s Box Office Essentials theatrical box office data collection and analytical service. The twelve estimated top producing motion pictures for the weekend, per data collected as[...]
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