Batman, Superman, Spider-man, The X-Men, The Hulk, Captain America, Iron Man are the core of comic book superheroes that we’ve grown up loving and downright worshiping. They’re the characters you discover when you’re just a kid and grow up with, as you mature the story lines and content mature with you. There’s a reason those characters are so beloved. People see themselves in them, or see what they strive to be in them. Because of that films based on these characters have absolutely killed it at the box office in recent years opening up nerd culture to the mainstream. It’s been pretty rad to watch the masses embrace ‘nerd sh!t’.
As the box office numbers have grown Hollywoods willingness to take chances on fringe characters like The Guardians of The Galaxy and Ant-Man have become apparent and spawn some very entertaining movies. Guardians may be the best Marvel flick to date.. well until now..
When Ryan Reynolds announced a while back that an R-rated Deadpool movie was in the works I just about pissed myself. I was sure it would get hung up in production or canceled. It just seemed too good to be true. I always knew they’d make a ton of Spider-man movies, and they have to varying degrees of success but Deadpool? No way.
Well friends, it happened and the movie FINALLY hits theatres next Friday (Feb 12). Lucky me however, I got to see it early (THANKS FOX!).
Guys, it’s awesome. It’s so good. After what Fox did to Deadpool in that giant piece of crap ‘Wolverine Origins’ movie a few years back I had my reservations, but this is 100% the character Ryan Reynolds was born to play. It’s not just great casting it’s PERFECT casting. The movie from frame 1 is both hilarious and VIOLENT. It’s graphic but its also hilarious. Exactly how Deadpool should be. It’s R-rated and deserves it, but this is a movie you have to see. Even if you’ve never heard of Deadpool before I really believe you’ll enjoy it. It’s got some typical comic book origin movie cliches in it but it also breaks down the 4th wall a ton to make fun of typical comic book movie cliches. The story is told in this really cool double time line. Ugh it’s just so good!