Some people voiced concern over the language used in the film. Chloe Moretz, who played Hit-Girl, has said that if she ever spoke like her character, she would be grounded for years (when I checked, the Benchmade 42 that Hit-Girl wants for her birthday is still out of stock).
Two different groups attacked it for its depiction of violence – fans of the original comic books thought it wasn’t violent enough, and watchdog groups thought it was far too violent.
More inspiration and lessons coming up.
- At some point in our lives, we all wanted to be a super-hero.
- Follow the ones who hunger for more than mere existence.
- You don’t need super powers to be a hero.
- More people would want to be Spider-Man if he had a porn tape
- With great power comes great responsibility, but even without power, there’s still responsibility
- Do more than wish that you could help
- “When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall one by one, an unpitied sacrifice in a contemptible struggle.” – Edmund Burke
- Heroism requires the perfect combination of optimism and naiveté
- You are far, far greater than you believe yourself to be – but don’t skimp on the body armor, either
- Sometimes your friends are dicks, and then again sometimes one turns out to be your worst enemy
- What you want, who you are, your purpose in life – is what it is. You can’t just reprogram yourself
- Three guys laying into one guy while everybody else watches is more wrong than some bystander risking his life to defend the one guy
- Good intentions are no substitute for planning and training – and it helps to have Big Daddy watching your back
- One individual can make a difference. At the very least, that one person can inspire an army of others