Talking Movies: Deadpool

Released: 8 February 2016Director: Tim MillerDistributor: 20th Century FoxBudget: $58 millionStars: Ryan Reynolds, Morena Baccarin, Ed Skrein, T.J. Miller, Gina Carano, Brianna Hildebrand, and Stefan Kapičić/Andre Tricoteux The Plot:After mercenary for hire Wade Wilson (Reynolds) contracts terminal cancer, he turns to Francis Freeman/Ajax (Skrein), who subjects him to round-the-clock torture to activate his latent X-Gene. … Continue reading Talking Movies: Deadpool

Back Issues [Deadpool’s Debut]: The New Mutants #98

Wade W. Wilson (also known as “Deadpool”) was created by Fabian Nicieza and Rob Liefeld and first appeared in The New Mutants #98 in February 1991. Though originally little more than a cold-blooded mercenary, the wise-cracking “Merc With a Mouth” went on to become one of the few comic book characters to be aware that they are comic book … Continue reading Back Issues [Deadpool’s Debut]: The New Mutants #98

10 FTW: Comic Book Crossovers We Need To See

If there’s one thing comic books allow, it’s the grandiose crossover between characters. Ever since Barry Allen met Jay Garrick all the way back in 1961 and introduced the idea of multiple parallel universes, comic book characters have existed in both isolated shared universes and travelled across a near infinite multiverse. However, while it’s relatively … Continue reading 10 FTW: Comic Book Crossovers We Need To See

Game Corner: Deadpool (Xbox One)

Note: Those who actually read my blog with any regularity will notice that I am starting a different format with Game Corner with this review. Released: November 2015 Originally Released: June 2013 Developer: High Moon Studios Also Available For: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, and PC The Background: First announced at the 2012 San … Continue reading Game Corner: Deadpool (Xbox One)

Talking Movies: Deadpool 2

Honestly, after Deadpool (Miller, 2016) became the highest-grossing R-rated movie in history, I actually expected a new renaissance of action movies to flood cinema screens. Finally, I thought, the days of watered down 12/12A-rated action movies is behind us; I thought we would see the gloriously foul-mouthed, gory, over-the-top action movies of the 1980s make … Continue reading Talking Movies: Deadpool 2