Leitch's first stab at a superhero film ultimately feels safe, which makes it even less surprising that he's being scooped for more big-budget blockbusters all over town.
Deadpool 2, cracking wise at the expense of almost every intellectual property in the DC and Marvel universes - and occasionally drawing metaphorical blood to go along with the abundant onscreen gore - uses its self-aware irreverence to perform the kind of brand extension and franchise building it pretends to lampoon. No big deal, our cultures are different. But none of the sequences have the kind of bravura silliness of the first movie. When he says, "Now that's just lazy writing", it really is, and the fact that he points it out doesn't fix it. Deadpool 2 is a bit of a 22 Jump St. in this way; being meta is no longer effective enough to cover the writer's laziness and genre cliches in certain areas. Considering that the original was successful, it's somewhat predictable that this sequel is going to the same well of snark and glib ultra-violence, but this is just as obnoxious as its predecessor, if not more so. That's not to say movies need to be all comedy or all drama, but the unique world of Deadpool and its brand of meta-commentary makes it hard for the film to sink back into being a real movie. At the film premiere for Deadpool 2, Reynolds put the onus back on Jackman to make this mashup a reality.
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So it is understandable that if you saw him on a plane, you'd want to go over and get a selfie or something. Was it part of a reshoot?
There's a shortage of R-rated comic book film characters in this world, which means fans only have so many crossovers for which to hope and dream. Speaking with Entertainment Weekly, the actor said Goddard's take on Deadpool becoming a team player is a fun one he can't wait to explore on set.
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Cable arrives from the future, like a cousin of the Terminator, to wreak havoc in the present as he tries to kill a mutant kid (Julian Dennison) whose super power is the ability to shoot flames from his hands.
Josh Brolin brings the same intensity to the character of Cable that he delivers in deadly serious roles in films such as "No Country For Old Men" and "Sicario", and that makes for a great and fascinating performance. Best of all, he is the ideal straight-man foil to Deadpool's nonsense. But the X-Force has a diamond in the rough, as the standout of the team and the entire movie is Zazie Beetz as the lucky mercenary Domino. Wilson, who dubs himself Deadpool, remains a constantly wisecracking presence.
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In "Deadpool 2" he confronts issues of mortality and loss. Most of it is better than what one could have possibly imagined. This gives Deadpool 2 a case of tonal whiplash where you're laughing hysterically at the devil-may-care jokes only to have to pump the brakes and care about Deadpool's emotional arc. I am not Joseph.
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