“Kick-Ass 2” a Bloody Mess

The first “Kick-Ass” was a surprsingly fun comic book movie about an every day teen trying to become a superhero. The film, with its outlandish violence, poked fun at how ridiculous an idea being a superhero really was. Throw in the fact that the only “real” superhero is a 12-year-old potty mouthed girl called Hit-Girl,… Continue reading “Kick-Ass 2” a Bloody Mess

“Anna Karenina” Stylish and Empty

Adapting Leo Tolstoy’s novel “Anna Karenina” has to be a gargantuan task. With its massive length and sprawling narratives, there should be little surprise that most efforts to bring it to life have resulted in a mixed bag of quality. Where does the latest adaptation of the novel fall? Somewhere slightly above average. Trading in… Continue reading “Anna Karenina” Stylish and Empty