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Deadpool

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deadpool poster2Deadpool follows the life of Wade Wilson, as he lives his life sticking-up for others that are too weak to do it for themselves.  After he finds the woman of his dreams, the two live happily ever after…just kidding!  After Wade is given a death sentence (being diagnosed with Stage 4 terminal cancer), a private organization reaches-out and attempts to recruit Wilson.  After some manipulation and feeling that he must protect the woman he loves, he finally agrees Continue reading

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ZOOLANDER 2- Karl “the Flick Fanatic” Sides

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Zoolander 2 is all cameos and no content!

America’s top super model that coined strike a pose with his stupid-stare “Blue Steel”, Derek Zoolander is back in ”Zoolander 2”, the sequel to the 2001 comedy. Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson return as Derek and Hansel, the roles they originated.

In Zoolander 2, someone is killing all of the world pop stars. The film starts with two mysterious gunman on motorcycles that chase down and kill Justin Bieber outside of Sting’s house. Valentina (Penelope Cruz), the leader of Interpol’s fashion police division, knows to crack the case she must find Derek Zoolander.

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DEADPOOL- Karl “The Flick Fanatic” Sides

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Marvel’s smart as, wise cracking mercenary with a mouth assassin is back in “Deadpool”.

Ryan Reynolds is back as Wade Wilson, a gun for hire that has more one-liners than he does bullets, that becomes the anti-hero “Deadpool”. We last saw Wade as a hybrid mutant being decapitated by Wolverine and Sabertooth in 2009’s X-Men Origins: Wolverine. In Deadpool, Wade is still a mercenary but the only reference back to the previous film is when Deadpool said thanks to the hunky Australian for getting him his own movie. Deadpool grabs you from the opening credits and will have you in hysterics until the screen fades to black!

Deadpool narrates his film as well as talks directly to the audience throughout the film. This time the origin of Wade is a mercenary that falls for a beautiful bartender Vanessa (Morena Baccarin) only to learn he has bone cancer and is going to die. Wade is approached by a man with a cure for his cancer and promises to make Wilson a superhero. Wade leaves Vanessa so not to put her through it and get this hero treatment.

Wilson soon learns he is to be tortured until his mutant cells release in his body. A British asshat (that’s what they call him in the credits) named Ajax (Ed Skrein) is the one making Wilson into a super slave. Wade’s mutant genes come out and he has a new healing factor that cures his cancer, but the result of the torture leaves him looking like a love child between Freddy Kruger and an avocado. Wade is now too ugly to get Vanessa back so he plans to track down and kill Ajax.

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