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The 'Deadpool 2' Post-Credits Scene Gets Justice for Ryan Reynolds

16 May 2018

I really don't. I feel like the character, in order for him to function properly within his own universe, you need to take everything away from him.

The sequel, starring Ryan Reynolds, is hitting cinemas this Friday (May 18).

Of course, Josh Brolin's Cable comes from the future, so this movie also has its own tangled timeline. No spoilers here, but there is a layered structure in the narrative here that was missing in the original. Surprisingly we didn't hear any cracks about sequels that suck, perhaps because Reynolds, Leitch, and the rest know that this one doesn't. I have my "Deadpool" colors. I wanted to see them all together again, in more stupid-but-entertaining adventures. The movie is amusing, the action is bigger and badder than the original, and Josh Brolin's Cable is fantastic - adding two-for-two to Brolin's comicbook performances of 2018 after playing Thanos in Avengers: Infinity War. Ryan Reynolds may be the star of the highly anticipated Deadpool 2, but even he can't escape talking about the real MVP - his daughter James, who was featured on a Taylor Swift song last fall. Can you imagine a sequel where Lively suits up in matching garb?

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Obviously now this confirms there is a time travel device, although it may have already been shown in Cable scenes from the trailers. That film was reviewed by a total of 306 critics, and 255 of them wrote positive reviews. Ryan Reynolds is back as Wade. Reynolds has harnessed his comical energies so freaking awesome, but it is the emotional beat to his performance that makes his character such a charmer. That opening suicide attempt is inspired, in a flashback we see just a few minutes later, by the corniest dude-hero motivator this side of seeing his partner gunned down by a drug kingpin. He's hell bent on finding a young mutant (Julian Dennison). Fresh from the accusations of sexual harassment against him, TJ Miller as Wade's bestie Weasel is under-utilised (to avoid controversies), though he has some amusing lines. "You always get to sort of find some way to position him as the underdog or take everything away from him, but for him to function in an ensemble [in X-Force] is a lot of fun".

"The cast is largely talented enough, and willing to laugh at themselves". But the scope and the scale sadly remains the same.

The creator of Deadpool, as well as Cable and others seen in the movie - Rob Liefeld, weighed in as well. He explodes, and the crowd does, too - but they do so in the good way. The special effects are very inconsistent. There is also a sense of boredom creeping in certain intervals with some scenes (even the amusing ones) dragging on and on.

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Steve Rose of The Guardian kept his praise close to his chest, pointing out that Deadpool 2 hits all the right notes in terms of belly-rumbling laughs, but often leans on the unsafe crutch of ethnic stereotypes.

A scene from Deadpool 2's post credits had to be cut after it was deemed too controversial.

As the film opens, Wade Wilson aka Deadpool (Reynolds) is in a bad place. Brolin is hilarious as the gruff, taciturn time-traveler chronically annoyed with Deadpool when he isn't trying to murder a child.

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The 'Deadpool 2' Post-Credits Scene Gets Justice for Ryan Reynolds