Deadpool movie review - Aussieboyreviews
IS DEADPOOL JUST AS BLOODY AS THE MATURE RATING SUGGESTS?
This Marvel movie contains strong violence, sex and language; it’s definitely not for kids, but is suitable for older teens. It’s also hilarious and awesomely action-packed.
Wade Wilson is the subject of an experiment to cure him of cancer and give him healing powers. The experiment leaves Wade immortal but with a disfigured appearance, so he decides to exact revenge.
Director: Tim Miller
Cast: Ryan Reynolds, Morena Baccarin, Ed Skrein, T. J. Miller, Gina Carano, Brianna Hildebrand
Writer: Rhett Reese, Paul Wernick
Release Date (Australia):
Runtime: 108 minutes/1h 48m
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
CONTENT GUIDE (warning: May contain spoilers)
The film contains themes such as crude humour and sadistic torture.
The film contains depictions of large blood spurts and spatters as a result of people being stabbed and shot, as well as depictions of gory decapitation and dismemberment.
The film contains frequent use of the word “f**k”, in addition to uses of “s**t”, “c**k” and “ass”.
The film includes crude references to cocaine.
The film includes breasts and buttocks nudity.
The film features a strong sex scene and a brief masturbation scene, as well as crude verbal and visual sexual references.
R (for strong violence and language throughout, sexual content and graphic nudity)
Aussie boy's thoughts
Ryan Reynolds easily arranges a delightful, fresh and witty antihero who truly earns his amusing addition to the MCU. However, Deadpool isn’t just the typical Marvel tale you’d witness in the cinema. It’s naturally entertaining and achieves constantly hysterical laughter. In preferable words, the idea is actually very simple, but results in a unique and effective actioner.
Unlike most of the previous Marvel flicks, Deadpool is excessively bloody, sexy and foul-mouthed. It earns it mature rating and isn’t targeted at kids. But there will be a great amount of appreciation for this action-comedy by teenagers and adults, especially of those who love superhero tales. Reynolds was clearly born for the role, the songs were sung for a place in the excitement and the humour is perfect.
The credits, opening and ending, are absolutely hysterical, but the storytelling is Deadpool’s greatest feature. It cuts from violent action to touches of reasonable backstory behind the maskless character’s appearance. Overall, it’s hilarious and creative – a must watch for action-comedy audiences.
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