WIN: Tickets to see Deadpool 2 at Clevedon's Curzon cinema

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By Steffanie Tan
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15 May, 2018

The only time the banter slows is during an unexpectedly dark stretch near the end of the first act, but it picks up again as more characters enter the picture for Reynolds to bounce off.

The original Deadpool film does still hold the record for the biggest opening weekend by an R-rated movie, and is the second-highest grossing R-rated film of all time in the US, behind only The Passion of the Christ. That being said, any further film, be it a team-up or standalone, will hinge heavily on the box office numbers for Deadpool 2.

Colossus and Negasonic Teenage Warhead (Brianna Hildebrand) are back to help Deadpool go on the straight and narrow by becoming an X-Men "trainee" (he sports a yellow "trainee" jersey and everything).

Deadpool is a natural performer, the superhero that's as good at wisecracking as he is at battling villains. Beetz's Domino doesn't quite get the same chance to explore her famous character, but Beetz establishes a formidable physical presence in her fight scenes as well as a sly cynical distance from the boys. And with Russell becoming the character in the story that Deadpool and Cable are seeking out (for very different reasons), we move away from the typical sequel traits. I see it being a real ensemble on a lot of levels just because I think it's interesting for Deadpool to kinda function in the way he does in his own universe.

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Going rogue on the X-Men lands Deadpool in a prison for mutants with Russell and that's when the movie really takes off. The straight-laced metal monster Colossus (voiced by Stefan Kapicic) ferries him back to Professor Charles Xavier's X-Mansion where Deadpool will - hopefully - heal his tired soul just enough to kill himself and join his beloved Vanessa in the sweet hereafter.

Liefeld continued: "Part was the nostalgia of the particular track blasting but mostly the emotion that they had landed the plane in such spectacular fashion". They aren't why movie-goers love Deadpool, of course, and they aren't what makes "Deadpool 2" such a fun way to spend a couple hours, but they add depth, something relatable amid the almost nonstop zaniness. Here's hoping Deadpool 2 lives up to the hype when it hits theaters this Friday. There's an orgy of gun violence, as the crimson-clad Deadpool uses a dozen pistol shots to waste an assortment of thugs with machine guns; after his last bullet travels through three skulls, he sniffs the barrel and confesses into the camera, "I'm touching myself tonight". In keeping with the rest of the movie, it's still fairly small-scale and character-focused, and surprisingly, it's emotionally effective too.

The best sequels, whether superhero or otherwise, are those ones that bring a measure of control with them.


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