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Shut up crime!


Initial reaction to Super was a mixed and aggressive bunch: many were quick to jump on the idea that this film was a blatant copy of then recently released Kick-Ass, another film joining the amateur superhero genre. Kick-Ass was certainly not the first film to explore this theme, with films like Mystery Men and Defendor before it, but what surprised the un-expecting was the film's faithful adaptation of its source material: an ultra violent comic-book. What works in a comic doesn't necessarily fit the silver-screen, but Kick-Ass proved that a mainstream audience actually loved big, human mi...