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  • Nicolas Cage baffled 'Kick-Ass' costars with his ad-libbed Adam West imitation

     
    "Kick-Ass" has given Nicolas Cage one of the quirkier films roles of his career -- and that's saying something -- but the 46-year-old actor brought plenty of his own to the part of Big Daddy, including the idea of imitating......
  • 'Kick-Ass' actor Christopher Mintz-Plasse on high school: 'I was the cool drama kid'

     
    Christopher Mintz-Plasse at the Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo at McCormick Place on April 16, 2010. (Tribune photo by Shauna Bittle) He wears glasses, is a bit on the scrawny side and has played a geek in a couple films, but Christopher Mintz-Plasse,...
  • Are the haters really right to hate 'Kick-Ass'?

     
    When "Kick-Ass" director Matthew Vaughn talked to my colleague Geoff Boucher the other day, he vented a little, complaining that too many people had expressed outrage about his new movie--which opened Friday--without actually seeing it first. It's...
  • Andy Diggle: 'Losers' on screen is 'a lot lighter, less grim, a lot less political'

     
    "The Losers" arrived at theaters this weekend, and the second not-mainstream comic book movie to launch in the last month or so wound up fourth, with $9.6 million, according to studio estimates. Across the Atlantic, the comic book's driving force,......
  • James McAvoy is the new Xavier in X-Men: First Class

     
    This is a piece of casting that works, hiring James McAvoy as the younger version of Patrick Stewart's character in the prequel, Matthew Vaughn's X-Men: First Class....
  • James McAvoy will think big as Professor X in 'X-Men: First Class'

     
    24 Frames, our sister blog, has a big scoop on "X-Men: First Class," the cinematic return to Marvel mutantkind that is being directed by Matthew Vaughn ("Kick-Ass") and fast-tracked for summer 2011 release. Here's an excerpt... The studio is hiring......
  • Christopher Mintz-Plasse feels fortunate to be part of DreamWorks' 'Fright Night' remake

     
    Christopher Mintz-Plasse keeps his 21st birthday celebration going at Enclave. (Matt Reeves, Darkroom Demons / June 25, 2010) Christopher Mintz-Plasse had never seen the 1985 vampire flick "Fright Night" when he auditioned for DreamWorks' remake, which...
  • FIRST LOOK: 'Kick-Ass' Blu-ray extra: 'Oh my God ... he's doing Adam West'

     
    "Kick-Ass" is going the home invasion route. The film hits Blu-ray on Aug. 3 with a two-hour documentary -- yes, that's right, a two-hour documentary -- on the making of the film. Above is an exclusive peek at a segment......
  • It’s official–Kevin Bacon will fight the “first class” of X-Men

     
    The rumored Kevin Bacon casting in Matthew Vaughn's X-Men: First Class, is now official. Good to have a “name” villain in a movie lacking many big names (James McAvoy as Xavier, Alice Eve, Nicolas Hoult, all “known” but not exactly...
  • Christopher Mintz-Plasse is everywhere

    He has a name, people. It's Christopher Mintz-Plasse, and yes, you may go to see the new comedy "Role Models" -- in which he plays Augie, a medieval-role-playing teen in desperate need of a mentor -- hoping for another helping of McLovin, his "Superbad"...
  • 'Kick-Ass'

    'Kick-Ass'
    Being a young superhero might have its appeal, but those who tackle it in director Matthew Vaughn's ("Layer Cake") fantasy-adventure - based on a comic-book series - find it much rougher turf than they thought. A youth (Aaron Johnson) makes himself a...