Tag Archives: Ryan Reynolds

Deadpool 2 review — Zip it, Thanos!

Directed by David Leitch | Written by Rhett Reese, Paul Wernick, and Ryan Reynolds | 119 min You know, I've never thought irony was that funny. It makes movies like Deadpool or its sequel hard for me to love—the prime mover of laughs just isn't my bag. But I recognize what Ryan Reynolds and his… Read More

Now on Canadian Netflix: Spring 2018

Mute (2018) A sci-fi thriller half a mess and half an interesting exercise in style. That it comes from Duncan Jones, the filmmaker responsible for Moon, Source Code, and, yes, Warcraft, hopes were high this would be a strong genre entry, but Mute never hits above its pulpy elements. We're in future Berlin, which looks… Read More

Deadpool review — The Mouth Makes It Work

Directed by Tim Miller, written by Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick, based on a character created by Fabian Nicieza and Rob Liefeld | 108 min | ▲▲▲△△ Deadpool was a genuine novelty when he first showed up in comics. Wise-ass and self-aware with a big fourth-wall-breaking mouth, he's a comic book character who knows he's a… Read More

Self/less review — Immortality for dummies

Written by Tarsem Singh, Written by David Pastor and Alex Pastor In the midst of a summer crammed with fantasy franchises, sequels, and prequels, comes this oddity, a free-standing scifi thriller starring Ben Kingsley and Ryan Reynolds, with a plot that channels elements of both John Frankenheimer's Seconds and an obscure Mick Jagger picture, Freejack. It's… Read More

Green Lantern review

Directed by Martin CampbellWritten by Greg Berlanti, Michael Green, Mark Guggenheim and Michael GoldenbergIt's not even July yet and we've had three superhero movies. Can you believe it? And of all of them, this is probably the least likely and thus offering the most curiosity from comic fans. A Green Lantern movie. How weird is… Read More