Cast: Ryan Reynolds, Morena Baccarin, Josh Brolin
Director: David Leitch
Story: Fabian Nicieza, Rob Liefeld
Screenplay: Rhett Reese, Paul Wernick, Ryan Reynolds
Producers: Simon Kinberg, Ryan Reynolds, Lauren Shuler Donner
Production company: Marvel Entertainment
Music director: Tyler Bates
Cinematographer: Jonathan Sela
Editors: Dirk Westervelt, Craig Alpert, Elisabet Ronaldsdottir
Release date: 18-05-2018
Censor certificate: A
Run time: 2hrs
Genre: Action, Comedy
Josh Brolin as Cable is powerful and he’s here to kill a mutant boy. Ryan Reynolds as Deadpool, the funky hero tries to stop him by forming a team called the ‘X.Force’.
Ryan Reynolds makes it a memorable experience with his funky presence, care-free attitude. Josh Brolin is impressive as the baddie, place where his character takes a different dimension is strong. Supporting characters like the taxi driver, bar owner, mutants from Xavier’s school and X-Force team add up great value to the flow. David Leitch’s direction is fabulous, he has conceived the genre with extreme care. Sarcastic humor crackling at regular intervals uplifts the entertainment value in the screenplay. Dialogues are terrific with loads of comedy that packs solid punch. Writers have worked hard, incorporating various funky ideas are big bonus. Tyler Batesy’s background music is peppy, energetic and brings in the foot-tapping factor. Jonathan Sela’s cinematography is stuffed with lot of admirable camera angles even within a small room space. Editing is superb, cuts are very sharp and helps the narration to travel at decent speed. Stunts are glorious with brutal action sequences with blood splashes, etc. VFX shots are a delight to watch with the metre being on point. Funny jokes on DC offers much fun and so as the adult comedy. Emotions were limited, but surprisingly clicked to an extent. Last 20mins is gripping and the credit scenes are crazy with a powerful bang.
Morena Baccarin’s existence had very less space, hence her role lacks an impact. Main villain Cable’s character lacks depth, the flashback could’ve shown in a much more detailed manner. Fabian Nicieza and Rob Liefeld’s script is simplistic, in fact so thin and extremely predictable after a point. The flow becomes quite usual in halfway, as the regular elements flat out the surprise rate. Even few deaths in the hero side were shown in a funny way, which dull out the serious side of the content. Initially, film grabs quite some time to arrive at the main spot. In spite of being a superhero movie, logic could’ve been correct. The concept behind the time travel watch used in the movie needs explanation.
TO CONCLUDE – A timepass stress-buster with brutal action, quirky comedy and mild drama on a relishing mix.
Movie Rating – 3/ 5.
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