From script to screen: Is Kick-Ass the most faithful comics adaptation ever?

I watched the movie Tuesday and was amazed to find that the film tracked the first three comics I had read almost shot for shot. Jane Goldman and director Matthew Vaughn are given screen credit for the script, but they made precious few changes to the source material and in many instances quoted it verbatim.

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In anticipation of watching Kick-Ass earlier this week, I downloaded the first three issues of the comic onto my iPad. Continue reading “From script to screen: Is Kick-Ass the most faithful comics adaptation ever?”

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‘Kick-Ass’ Barely Beats ‘Dragon,’ ‘Date Night’ Stays Strong

The race to the top of the box office was a close one this weekend with the top three films making less than $20 million each. Continue reading “‘Kick-Ass’ Barely Beats ‘Dragon,’ ‘Date Night’ Stays Strong”