Having reunited with fiancée Vanessa (Morena Baccarin), Wade Wilson/Deadpool (Ryan Reynolds) continues with his own brand of superhero crime-fighting. But when fellow mutant Cable (Josh Brolin) travels from the future to kill a super-powered child, Deadpool forms team X-Force to take him on.
How do you review a film with a lead character so self-aware he’s capable of reading said review, then cracking wise about it with numerous inventively offensive putdowns? Deadpool (Reynolds) is a superhero with his own set of rules, in which nobody is inoculated against his peculiar brand of hyperwit, including and especially himself. So it goes with this frantic sequel which opens with a comment on the box office of the original, and ends with Wade Wilson facing his much-derided X-Men Origins: Wolverine past head-on.
Those concerned that the premise — mercenary-turned-mutant Wade Wilson shatters bad guys and the fourth wall, as relentlessly and irreverently as possible — would struggle to sustain itself into a second film needn’t have worried. It’s fair to say if you didn’t get on with … Find More