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Early Reviews For ‘Deadpool 2’ Are Here

Deadpool 2 finally hits theaters this week, and with it – come the first reviews. Initially, some fans were worried after rumors of disastrous test screenings came to light (which were later denied), but overall, the film has had some pretty positive buzz. The reviews for the movie suggest that fans who enjoyed the first movie, will most likely enjoy the new sequel, as it currently sports an 84% on Rotten Tomatoes at the time of writing this article.

The Good

The AtlanticThe direction by David Leitch is brisk and fluid, and the script, which Reynolds co-wrote with Deadpool scribes Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick is, as noted, a substantial upgrade on that earlier effort.

The Washington PostIt is a fairly brilliant sendup of comic-book action movies, as well as also being an excellent example of one.

RogerEbert.comThe result feels a bit like a lavishly produced, superhero- and supervillain-stocked standup comedy special, with fight scenes, chases and explosions spliced into footage of the hero telling you about the wild couple of weeks he just had.

Toronto StarSeriously subversive, seriously funny, seriously profane, occasionally even serious, Deadpool 2 is the best kind of cinematic entertainment. Seriously.

Herald SunEven at a generous running time of 120 minutes, Deadpool 2 still packs a stack of fresh, fast and furious material into the mix, which all but guarantees hard line fans will up for a repeat viewing sooner than later.

MetroWith action, laughs, and a post-credits scene worth catching, Deadpool 2 is a sequel that feels necessary.

Akron Beacon JournalThe sequel is not a letdown. It may not be as refreshingly clever as the first Deadpool, but it certainly delivers in laughs and lunacy.

The Bad

Time OutIt’s a long movie and when its star isn’t on screen and cracking wise, the boundary-pushing shocks and endless self-references wear thin.

Village VoiceRather than face its own moral incoherence, Deadpool 2 blinks.

Vanity FairUnfortunately, two movies in, the Deadpool franchise has not only already run out of jokes-it’s become everything it was supposed to hate.

Little White LiesWants so badly to be something more interesting than it really is.

Los Angeles TimesThe film’s impulse to profess a knowing, snarky superiority can become painfully awkward.

So there you have it. Most people have enjoyed the film, while some didn’t really care for it. You can make your own decision when the movie hits theaters everywhere this Friday.

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