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Thorpocalypse
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Deadpool 2

Post by Thorpocalypse » Sun May 27, 2018 3:01 am

I'm surprised there's been no thread for D-Piddy's sequel!

I thought it was really funny. Sometimes I felt like they were trying a liiiiittle too hard, but it was good. Makes me torn about the Disney/Fox acquisition because I think if Comcast wins, we'll see Deadpool 3 and if Disney wins, probably not. But if Disney wins, I have hope for a good FF. Sigh...

Anyway, dug the movie, dug the cameos, LOVED the mid-credits scenes. And the X-Force scenes were hysterical.

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Re: Deadpool 2

Post by L-Space » Thu May 31, 2018 1:53 am

Thorpocalypse wrote:
Sun May 27, 2018 3:01 am
I'm surprised there's been no thread for D-Piddy's sequel!

I thought it was really funny. Sometimes I felt like they were trying a liiiiittle too hard, but it was good. Makes me torn about the Disney/Fox acquisition because I think if Comcast wins, we'll see Deadpool 3 and if Disney wins, probably not. But if Disney wins, I have hope for a good FF. Sigh...

Anyway, dug the movie, dug the cameos, LOVED the mid-credits scenes. And the X-Force scenes were hysterical.
Oh my god the X-force scene just threw me for a fucking loop, I could not stop laughing. Loved the movie and everyone in it.

I'm not too worried about Disney and Deadpool 3. Disney's owned other companies that do R-rate movies and Deadpool 1 & 2 has made enough money that I can see them letting it continue.
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Re: Deadpool 2

Post by FuzzyBoots » Thu May 31, 2018 2:44 am

Amazing film. Loved all of the references.

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Re: Deadpool 2

Post by BriarThrone » Thu May 31, 2018 4:32 am

I don't have much to add, except that it was clear that the movie was made by people who know and love comics. As a fan, I feel that the story we were presented with respected the source material, our fandom, and us, the fans.

This is how it's supposed to be done.

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Re: Deadpool 2

Post by Batgirl III » Thu May 31, 2018 5:43 am

I enjoyed the heck out of it; I think it lacked the same “subversive edge” to it compared to the first, but that was probably inevitable in a sequel. If the original was an A+ than this was an A–, so don’t misunderstand me.

I do appreciate that it still pulled no punches and wasn’t afraid to fable in “offensive” humor. A trait sadly missing from too many comedy films these days.

Sign me up for a Negasonic / Yukio spin-off though. Those two needed more screentime.
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Re: Deadpool 2

Post by BriarThrone » Thu May 31, 2018 7:02 am

Batgirl III wrote:
Thu May 31, 2018 5:43 am
I enjoyed the heck out of it; I think it lacked the same “subversive edge” to it compared to the first, but that was probably inevitable in a sequel.
Exactly so. The first was so new and different from everything we'd seen before. A sequel done in the same style as the first isn't going to be as unexpected.
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Thu May 31, 2018 5:43 am
I do appreciate that it still pulled no punches and wasn’t afraid to fable in “offensive” humor. A trait sadly missing from too many comedy films these days.
This part is related to the above part. Aydin Paladin is doing an extensive video series about the nature of humor, and the violation of expectation is an important part of humor, and venturing into forbidden territory with your humor is an effective way to do that.

That's why so many female comedians are widely seen as not-funny. When Joan Rivers pioneered the comedy style of playing the character of a foul-mouthed bitch, behaving like that wasn't socially acceptable, and so when she did it so extremely, it was shocking and entertaining. Now, Schumer, Handler, Silverman, etc are trying to be funny by being foul-mouthed, bitchy thots, but now those are a dime a dozen, and those are the people who are enjoying the performance. They're being validated.
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Thu May 31, 2018 5:43 am
Sign me up for a Negasonic / Yukio spin-off though. Those two needed more screentime.
More screen time would be nice, but I'm not sure they could carry their own movie. If we were talking Big Bang Theory, this would be comparable to proposing a Leonard/Penny-based spinoff. While I watched the show, they were my favorite characters, but I don't know if they'd be able to carry a show without Sheldon or Howard. Their role is usually more straight-man. They have their own gags, but their role is mainly to react amusingly to the crazier characters.

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