Does not hold up.
Is it clever, new or innovative stuff? ... No.
Is it an expertly delivered, slick, familiar and easy breezy watch? ... Absolutely.
Not much to say. Very dated, typical "technology/young people these days", "husband vs wife" stuff that could've been lifted from stand up routines from twenty or even thirty years ago. It isn't topical in the slightest and no mention of any politics.
Yet... Jerry's delivery is so familiar and polished, it's hard to come out of it feeling…
If you liked the first movie, you'll like this one. End of. Don't read on, it's not for you.
The one thing worse than watching Deadpool, is watching Deadpool in a cinema full of Deadpool fans... My experience with last night's cinema crowd being the case in point.
For some reason Deadpool has managed to transcend comic book geekery and been embraced by mainstream cinema-goers. It's embraced as a comedy action movie, as if it's not one of those nerd-y…
I don't get it... I appreciate I'm not the target audience, and to be fair, both the kids liked it. You can read all kinds of classic film references into this, like Chaplin or Ealing Comedies, but there's a reason people don't make films like that any more. Plus this film adds an extra poke in the eye by telling kids that all black people are either Bin Men, or Security Guards, and the only Asian person is a Doctor.…