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    The ‘Deadpool’ VFX Team Gave Maximum Effort, See For Yourself In BTS Video

    They say that some of the best CGI is the kind you never notice, and Deadpool certainly had that in spades. While we could all tell that the film’s acrobatic stunts, Deadpool’s moving eyepieces, and supporting character Colossus were all generated with computer imagery, you’d be surprised at how much work went into the backgrounds, filling […] More

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    What Hollywood Should Learn From Deadpool

    Essentially, Fox has nothing to lose by playing it safe, but apparently they don’t have much to lose by backing the ugly underdog, either. The best case scenario? The improbable success of Deadpool gives Fox a mandate to make superhero media weirder, smarter, and more subversive. Worst case: we get another Avengers clone with more sex and blood. Both scenarios make Fox a boatload of box-office money, so why not get a little weird? More

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    Box Office Sabermetrics: ‘Deadpool’ and Steroids

      In 1996, relatively alright Baltimore Orioles Outfielder Brady Anderson had a career year, posting off-the-chart offensive numbers from out of nowhere. Previously hitting around .240 on a good day, and a home run high of 21 in 1992, he put up a .297/.396/1.034 line, 50 home runs, 110 RBIs, 37 doubles, 117 runs and […] More

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    To Better Know an Anti-Hero: Deadpool

    Deadpool’s road to super-stardom, from a 90s-riffic Liefeld character to movie star and perennial bestseller is an odd, almost-unprecedented one. Without a doubt the most successful (in terms of revenue-generation, multi-media exposure and overall popularity) solo Marvel character introduced after Wolverine, Deadpool was born amidst the dying gasps of New Mutants, a series that was being put to pasture in order to transform it into X-Force, a move intended to placate superstar artist Rob Liefeld by giving him a brand new series in which he could cut loose in EXTREME 90s fashion. More

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    Deadpool: Everything you need to know

    Much like a pre-2008 Iron Man, Deadpool is a beloved character whose cult popularity has yet to reach mainstream audiences. In order to get moviegoers up to speed for the movie, here is a quick rundown on who Deadpool is and why his new film is significant. More

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    ‘Deadpool’ Breaks the Internet or Maybe Just Comic Con

    The Deadpool trailer and panel won the hearts and souls of San Diego Comic Con through a mix of rude, uproarious comedy; some hilarious in-jokes, and a real passion for the source material. Tim Miller, Rhett Reese, and Paul Wernick have integrated characters from all eras of Deadpool comics as well as dusted off some underrated X-Men characters, which weren’t really being used in that movie. If the actual film is as filled with comic anarchy as the trailer and panel, Deadpool could be a sleeper hit and bust the market wide open for more R-rated comic book films that aren’t dead serious, like Watchmen or V for Vendetta. More

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    The Odd Couples: Three Strange Ryan Reynolds Pairings

    With the new film Woman in Gold out this past weekend, it’s a wonder to think what factors casting agents take into account, especially when pairing a revered British actress with a (some would say) mediocre snarky comedic actor. Obviously Reynolds has lately been taking roles that require more dramatic skills than comedic ones. However, […] More

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    VOTD: Don’t worry, ‘Deadpool’ will be R-rated

    We got excited for the Deadpool movie back when some ultra stylish test footage blew fans out of the water. Ryan Reynolds first starred as Deadpool back in X-Men Origins: Wolverine, but the comic book fans know that the character is much more of a cheeky motormouth with a penchant for super bloody violence. That […] More

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