Deadpool has launched to a box office record breaking total of $150 million in the US and $265 million worldwide. The previous record for President’s Day weekend was set by Fifty Shades of Grey which opened at $93 million.
Deadpool was stuck in development for over 10 years until the test footage was leaked online two years ago. Fans bombarded 20th Century Fox with messages that forced them to green light the project. Before this film, Deadpool was last seen in X-Men Origins: Wolverine where he received a negative reception partly due to the fact his mouth was sewn shut.
Generally, superhero movies are given a PG-13 (12A) rating to appeal to all ages and to [...]
The mystery behind the new Batman v Superman is being unraveled, slowly, we are beginning to see the tone of the film through the emergence of pictures. It looks dark, broody and sinister. I can’t help but question, is this the right way to go about making a Superman film? To answer/address this question I must give my opinion on Man of Steel. Did the tone work? No. Was the character of Superman exposed and explored deeply enough? No. I know it’s too late to do a U-turn but this image looks like it’s more of the same, to really make this film work Snyder will have to elevate the dry tone of the first one and I [...]