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Deadpool stars Ryan Reynolds as a physically and mentally scarred (anti) superhero with a personal agenda. Photo: 20th Century Fox

Film review: Deadpool plays it up to a niche genre

In the culmination of a tease that began with Ryan Reynolds’ pointless and tonally inconsistent cameo in 2009’s disastrous X-Men Origins: Wolverine comes the psychotic, violent, traumatized, fourth-wall-breaking and utterly hilarious Deadpool. Hilarious, that is, if you have more than a passing familiarity with the tropes of comic book films. The jokes in Deadpool tend […]