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Okay….before I write up this review…give me a moment to go check out Twitter to find out how I should really feel about Deadpool.           Okay.  Well… let us try this as spoiler free as possible.  First, I cannot believe they killed Professor X twice in the film. Oops.  Boy off to a bad start.  Let’s try this again.  Deadpool 2 is a sequel to a film from… Read More

So, I recently wrote about how some feared what the success of Deadpool meant for the future of comic book and superhero films.  And it looked like we were getting a glimpse of those fears being realized.  There was first the announcement that the Superman vs Batman Blu-Ray would have an ‘R-Rated’ edition.  Then they announced a go for the third Wolverine as an ‘R’. There are reasons I think those were… Read More

So, since the last time I talked about Deadpool, I was proven very wrong.  Deadpool was a hit with critics and audiences, receiving a lot of praise.  There are people who did not care for it, but the movie broke records nobody expected. I am happy to be wrong here.  I am glad it has succeeded.  And I think there is room for both family friendly super hero films and ‘R-Rated’ super-hero… Read More

Tim Miller’s Deadpool is hilarious and fun.  A darkly comic take that brings the pages to life by simply understanding the character.  The movie is also extremely crass, full of over the top cartoonish violence, raunchy humor, some nudity and plenty of profanity.  This is not for everyone, and if you find those things hard to get past, I would recommend skipping this one.  It is also not for your kids.  This… Read More

Folks are talking about the new Suicide Squad Posters…and drawing comparisons to the Superman V Batman posters. Here is the new trailer: Uh…and here is the most recent Batman v Superman: Notice anything?  Like the posters?  The trailer for the Suicide Squad suggest an energetic and fun film.  I was not sure how well the Suicide Squad would translate, after all, it is comprised of established bad guys from the DC Universe. … Read More

The early reports from folks who have seen Deadpool are coming in, and they are quite positive.  Deadpool is a film that exists predominantly due to the fact that fans (and that includes Ryan Reynolds) want it really bad, like really bad. And yet, part of me suspects it may be an overall flop, even if it is loved by critics.  Right now?  It is the fan community getting to see it…. Read More