Having been reunited with his fiancée, Wade Wilson/Deadpool (Ryan Reynolds) continues with his own brand of superhero crime-fighting. But when mutant turned time-traveler Cable (Josh Brolin) travels from the future to kill a super-powered child as revenge for killing his wife and daughter, Deadpool forms X-Force to take him on.
Deadpool is a superhero with his own set of rules. So it goes without saying that this is a film with lots of personality and jokes.
The cast of Deadpool 2 is amazing and features familiar faces such as Ryan Reynolds as Deadpool, Josh Brolin as Cable and T.J Miller as Deadpool’s best friend, Weasel. The film also contains some lesser-known faces such as Zazie Beetz as Domino and Brianna Hildebrand as Negasonic Teenage Warhead.
Deadpool is depressed for most of the film, which is pretty brave for a series built on jokes, fourth wall breaks, and wisecracks. But it’s actually a good move because it helps develop the character and lets us get even more emotionally attached. It makes us see that there’s more than just a disfigured comedian under the red suit.
The acting is great from most, if not all actors. The only performance that I think fell flat was that of Juggernaut. I feel that the actor wasn’t very convincing.
The jokes and references in this movie are mostly good, although there are a few jokes that fall flat on their face. One example of which is when Deadpool tells Cable “Shut it Thanos!”. But the rest are really good. Such as a gag referencing Basic Instinct.
Overall I’d give Deadpool 2 a 3.8/5 because even though the plot isn’t very interesting and it has some bad jokes, it is still really enjoyable.