The writing in the Deadpool script is so good that folks talk about it over and over. Is this MCU release really that good? Yes, if you watch this movie just once or multiple times you will laugh uncontrollably out loud.
Ryan Reynolds (Deadpool) is a mercenary helping those that cannot help themselves, or those that can simply pay him. He’s fair but will bring the pain when necessary.
A chance meeting with a prostitute by the name of Vanessa (Morena Baccarin) sparks a months on end lovefest. The two grow madly in love and are inseparable.
Got to admit, the initial chemistry between the two is totally entertaining. But we must have a dark cloud don’t we.
The story arc comes in the guise of cancer. Yes, our protagonist gets the prognosis when everything is going so well.
So, Deadpool breaks things off with Vanessa and goes into a depressed state. Just when things couldn’t get any worse, he is now antagonized by his blind senior citizen roommate.
During one of his depressed moments Deadpool is approached by a secret service looking type promising a cure. All ears, Mr. Reynold’s character takes the bait and signs up for an experimental procedure.
An intense procedure completed by Doctor Ajax (Ed Skrein) gives Deadpool incredible power and abilities with one slight drawback–he is disfigured almost beyond recognition.
Deadpool moves heaven and earth in a search for Ajax and his old face.
Director: Tim Miller
Cast: Ryan Reynolds, Morena Baccarin, Ed Skrein, T. J. Miller, Gina Carano, Brianna Hildebrand
Release date: February 12, 2016
Runtime: 108 minutes