• 'Deadpool 2' screenwriters explain how time travel will be used in the franchise moving forward

    28 days ago - By Business Insider

    Warning: Spoilers below if you haven't seen "Deadpool 2."
    "Deadpool 2" screenwriters Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick believe the time-travel aspect will be used sparingly in the franchise.
    But it could potentially help to further the storylines of fringe characters who were introduced in the movie.
    With Cable showing up in "Deadpool 2," it doesn't just mean the franchise is one step closer to having a real X-Force movie (as opposed to the one attempted in the sequel), but also that there are limitless possibilities due to the time-travel device he's brought along with him from the...
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  • 'Deadpool 2' relies on a sexist cliche that has been a problem in superhero stories for decades

    'Deadpool 2' relies on a sexist cliche that has been a problem in superhero stories for decades

    28 days ago - By Chron

    20th Century Fox
    Warning: This post contains spoilers for "Deadpool 2."
    "Deadpool 2" makes fun of superhero cliches, but also relies on one of the oldest as a plot device.
    Violence against women to further a male character's story arc has been a topic of criticism for years in the comic book industry, and superhero movies have also adopted the cliche.
    In the late 1990s, a website called "Women in Refrigerators" listed female comic book characters who had been put in danger or killed as a plot device.
    The term comes from a story where a superhero's girlfriend is killed and her body is...
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