The ending of "Deadpool 2" does include something of an open-ended cliffhanger and not eventually offering the audience some form of closure - good or bad - would be a huge drag, but if this movie marks the end of Reynolds' most successful and satisfying character, at least he's going out on top.
That's because the filmmakers aren't content with containing their sprawling, anarchic and subversive hero in any conventional box. Reynolds, as with the first film, is trying his damnedest to make it all work, and plenty aware of his past missteps before getting a solo Deadpool film. How do we know that? Playing Deadpool has brought out a new public side of him that seems to be equal parts hilarious and absolutely terrifying.
Deadpool 2 is consistently amusing, riddled with jokes that continuously hit bigger and better than the last but the sequel gets off to a bit of a rocky start that feels like it's wading in what made the first film successful before it introduces anything fresh into the mix like new characters and cameos (don't blink). And, as a Marvel property, he especially delights in lampooning D.C. Comics.
That's not to say Deadpool 2 is tiresome. It is the ideal antidote to the puffed-up self importance and overwrought sameness contained in the Marvel and DC universes.
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According to our red carpet reporter Mike Avila, the entire Deadpool 2 cast came out to the event, including Josh Brolin, Zazie Beetz, and Terry Crews. If something can be oddly sweet while heads are being decapitated, it's this film.
Josh Brolin's time-travelling Nathan Summers, aka Cable, "a warrior infected with the techno-organic virus that renders him cybernetic" might not be the villain everyone was expecting, but he's the character most fans are most excited to see.
Deadpool (Reynolds) has gone global since we last saw him, becoming a sort of worldwide vigilante. Director David Leitch replaces Tim Miller but there's been no noticeable change in tone or corrosion in the franchise's terrific special effects. While he's migrated from the dead of winter to prime summer blockbuster season, Deadpool hasn't gone soft with success. In many ways, this could be a strong contender for the best comedy of 2018 just as much as it could be for the best comic book movie of 2018. And be up on pop culture, from Cher to Broadway musicals. Indeed many will get a great kick out of a stand-out sequence featuring all the major players that is both frenetic and controlled with the camera, lensed by Jonathan Sela, whipping in and around the action at breakneck speed.
While the Red Devils have signed up more sponsors than Paul Pogba gets haircuts, there's no denying that sometimes, we end up with brilliant collaborations.