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Movie Review: Deadpool

This is not your father’s superhero film.  To start off, it you are a parent who watched the trailers or TV spots for Deadpool and thought, “OK, this is another superhero flick I can take my junior high child to” then you are mistaken.  This movie is rated R and earned its rating.  From start to finish Deadpool is filled with vulgar language, nudity, over the top violence including decapitations and heads exploding, and wildly inappropriate/offensive jokes that you would likely prefer your child not to see.  All that said, any fans of the character reading that statement are chomping at the bit to see this movie.  As far as characterization, costume, tone of the film, etc. Deadpool may be the most faithful comic book adaptation.  It is unlike any other superhero movie that has come out, which has no doubt contributed to its surprising and overwhelming success at the box office. Continue reading Movie Review: Deadpool

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