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Kick-Ass Tests the Limits of “Exploitainment”

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A touch more than 70 years ago, Gone with the Wind kicked up controversy for its use of what was considered profane language. The line in question, of course, is now a ubiquitous cinematic staple, frequently repeated without hesitation. Frankly, no one really gives a damn about it anymore.

Kick-Ass makes its way into theaters this weekend, bearing a title that would have sparked considerable outrage on its own back in the days of Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh, and the Motion Picture Production Code’s stringent censorship regulations.

The title would have boiled blood. The film itself would have caused massive coronaries.

Kick-Ass proudly and quite audaciously features absurdly graphic violence and crude language guised by a sunny demeanor, vivid colors, and the appeal of superh

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Added: Apr-17-2010 
By: Microtek1234
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Tags: Kick Ass, Movie, Trailer, Underage, Adult Language, Violence, Exploitation,
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