I’m fairly new to the Deadpool fandom and in fact, didn’t realize that the anti-hero existed until about a year and a half ago. Shortly after that, it seemed like the marketing machine of Hollywood started churning out t-shirts and teaser trailers for the smart-assed hero, who often breaks the fourth wall.
Side note: For those of you who don’t know, the fourth wall refers to the wall between the audience and the story/movie/play. Breaking the fourth wall is when a character addresses the audience directly. In Deadpool’s case, it’s mostly with what I like to call smart-assery.
Smart-assed and crazy but lovable anti-hero seeks revenge on the man who disfigured him and kidnapped his girlfriend. Hilarity to ensue.
There were so many parts of Deadpool that I enjoyed – the music, the asides to the audience, the dirty humor, the smart-assed dialogue, and the story itself.
Side note: One line that had me and the rest of the audience erupt into laughter – “Happy International Women’s Day.” heeheehee 🙂
But, but, but – if you like the typical hero (sparkly pure and without a naughty mouth or deliciously dirty jokes), then you probably shouldn’t see it. I like movies with complex characters, especially ones that spew dirty jokes and witty banter….actually, come to think about it, I like people like that too. 🙂 But if you are offended by dirty jokes, a fair amount of blood, and Ryan Reynold’s bare ass, this probably isn’t the movie for you.
As for me…I think it’s safe to say that when the movie comes out on DVD, I’m buying it.
Five out of five stars for this smart mouthed anti-hero.
…And happy International Women’s Day, boys. 😉