Kick-Ass 2 - Justice Forever

Kick-Ass 2 - Justice Forever

 
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Kick-Ass 2 - Justice Forever
Faneditor Name:
Tagline:
The Less Whiny, More Heroic Edition.
Original Movie Title:
Fanedit Type:
Original Release Date:
2013
Original Running Time:
103 minutes
Fanedit Release Date:
Fanedit Running Time:
96 minutes
Time Cut:
8-10 minutes
Time Added:
2 minutes
Brief Synopsis:
Hit-Girl and Kick-Ass return, but this time they are not alone. Inspired by their exploits, a new wave of wannabe super heroes have emerged. Led by the noble Colonel Stars and Stripes, they are called Justice Forever!

Together, they will discover what it really means to be real super heroes in the real world as they face off against the world's first super villain and his army of evil. It is an epic tale of consequences, escalation and destiny.
Intention:
Bionic Bob fan edits Kick-Ass 2 into a tighter focused story that is more true to classic comic book conventions. The good guys are more heroic and the bad guys are more villainous.

In this version, while Kick-Ass and Hit-Girl struggle to come to terms with their destiny, The Motherf@#ker embraces his immediately -- he likes being evil!
Additional Notes:
This fan edit incorporates deleted scenes. These scenes have had some color correction work done to make them less jarringly different from the main feature but they are not perfectly matched. Hopefully the content of the these scenes will enhance the story and not detract from your viewing pleasure.
Special Thanks:
Thanks to all the forum for their support!

In particular, a big shout out THANKS to TM2YC and Addiesin for their great input and interest.
Release Information
NTSC DVD-5
Special Features
Trailer
Editing Details:
My guidelines were simple... Make MotherF@#ker as evil as possible while making Kick-Ass and Justice Forever as heroic as possible.
Cuts and Additions:
--new title card: KICK ASS 2: JUSTICE FOREVER
--added deleted scene "A Half-Ass Kick-Ass"
--cut Chris "...Mommy?" line after tanning bed death
--cut disrepectful Dave lines "Big Daddy was crazy..." etc
--cut Chris's mom's sex toy
--cut the two cameo scenes of Katie
--restructured Dr. Gravity/Kick Ass street fight so it ends on a heroic note instead of them running away
--restructured the MF store robbery scene, plays darker more serious
--cut the downbeat homophobic joke at the end of KA joining Justice Forever, keeping the tone heroic
--cut "Chuck little dick.." ending of boxing scene, cut whiney Chris, keep EVIL CHRIS!!!
--added deleted scene "This Ain't A Comic Book"
--created hero team montage
--cut KA and NB shagging in bathroom
--cut Dave and Mindy's school yard scene
--cut bodyguard reporting someone at the door during poker game
--cut KA "I think we are in trouble" line and horrified reaction shot, this is not his first time at the rodeo!
--cut KA and NB "action"
--restructured Colonel Stars Stripes death, MF pure evil, orders head cut off, no reference to dog
--cut line "Are you sure she is his girlfriend?"
--restructured BG assault, no attempted rape, again MF pure evil
--cut "why is there a lawn mower...."
--restructured police crack down and Dave's father's arrest
--cut Dave phoning Mindy for help
--added deleted scene "Promise Me"
--cut line "...Really?"
--cut whiney/insecure MF waiting at hide out, scene now opens with evil MF rallying his evil army
--added deleted scene "Eisnerhower Gets It Started"
--cut shot of MF running away during fight
--restructured MF death so he does not flip flop or apologize to Dave, stays evil right to the end.
--new ending
--cut post-credits scene of MF -- he is DEAD!!!
--replaced end credits music
Cover art by BionicBob (DOWNLOAD HERE) image

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9.0
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8.0
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8.0

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(Updated: September 06, 2014)
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Kick-Ass 2 was a lousy movie in theaters. This fan-edit turns it into a slightly faster paced lousy movie. The script still sucks. Chloe Grace Moretz is still wasted for way too much of the movie in a lame Mean Girls knock-off. Christopher Mintz-Plasse is still a pathetic excuse for a villain. This version is less jokey than the original cut but it still doesn't work as an action film (there's only one good action sequence in the whole movie) or as a riff on superhero flicks. This is the movie that killed the Kick-Ass franchise--it can't be fixed with some band-aids.

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9.3
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Excellent, excellent job.

I enjoyed Kick-Ass and thought Kick-Ass 2 was a respectable sequel. bionicbob managed to tighten it up and improve on the sequel.

There were just a couple of minor issues I had with this edit. As others have mentioned, I did noticed the color issue and the Night Bitch fade to black didn't work for me.

Video and audio quality were good but I echo matthew1965's sentiment that " it was a tad blurry, even for DVD"

Technical stuff aside this is a great edit and a replacement for the theatrical version (at least for me!)

Nice work bionicbob!

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Another excellent Bionic Bob fanedit! Kick-Ass 2 was a decent sequel but Bob has made it better! The only thing that stood out to me was the way you recut MF robbing the corner store. I liked that his buffoonery was removed but it felt out of place due to starting in the middle of the scene and exiting immediately. But that's a minor complaint.

If you loved Kick-Ass 1 and haven't watched the sequel yet, go straight for this version.

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I cannot overstate what an amazing edit this is. You have given this film so much heart and soul, I am stunned. Almost every major character in this film has a story arc and you have given The Colonel his much deserved love. Although I am removing a few points for the one off-color frame and for the Night Bitch fade to black, I am giving the narrative and enjoyment all 10's. I would absolutely LOVE an HD version! Thank you Bionic Bob for rescuing this movie!

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