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Deadpool 2 (2018)

Review by CJ

Director:
David Leitch

Starring:
Ryan Reynolds, Morena Baccarin, Josh Brolin, Julian Dennison

Other notable appearances:
Brianna Hildebrand, Stefan Kapicic, T.J. Miller, Leslie Uggams, Karan Soni, Zazie Beetz, Bill Skarsgård, Lewis Tan, Terry Crews, Rob Delaney, Shioli Kutsuna, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, Alan Tudyk, Nicholas Hoult, Hugh Jackman, James McAvoy, Evan Peters, Tye Sheridan

Running time:
119 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
Deadpool, Guardians of the Galaxy, Thor: Ragnarok

 

Wade Wilson (Reynolds) has been kicking arse and taking names as Deadpool since we last left him.

After a life-changing attack, Deadpool joins the X-Men as a trainee and, on his first mission, finds a mutant boy who needs his help. It falls to Deadpool and a ragtag crew of heroes to defend the boy against a time travelling soldier by the name of Cable (Brolin).

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The Voices (2014)

Review by CJ

Director:
Marjane Satrapi

Starring:
Ryan Reynolds, Gemma Arterton, Anna Kendrick

Other notable appearances:
Jacki Weaver, Ella Smith

Running time:
103 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
Tucker and Dale vs Evil, What We Do in the Shadows, Shaun of the Dead

 

Jerry (Reynolds) is an awkward but affable worker in the packing and shipping department of a toilet factory. When he goes home though, he assigns the voices in his head to his pet dog, a loving and supportive buddy, and his cat, a crude and self-absorbed jerk.

The advice his pets give him is mostly harmless, until Jerry accidentally murders the woman on whom he had a workplace crush. The deeper Jerry gets into burying her murder, the more his own life and delusions crumble.

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R.I.P.D. (2013)

Review by CJ

RIPD

Director:
Robert Schwentke

Starring:
Ryan Reynolds, Jeff Bridges, Kevin Bacon, Mary-Louise Parker

Other notable appearances:
Mike O’Malley, Larry Joe Campbell

Running time:
96 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
Men in Black, Ghostbusters, The Frighteners

 

Nick Walker is a cop who has had a pretty rough day. He has struggled with his conscience over stealing gold from a drug bust; been shot in the face by his dirty cop partner; and been given the choice of Hell or a 100 year stint in the R.I.P.D.

Nick chooses the latter – it would have been a short and very boring film otherwise – and is partnered with veteran R.I.P.D. officer Roycephus Pulsipher. Their mission is to round up the souls of those who didn’t ascend and bring them in for judgement.

In the line of duty, the deceased dynamic duo uncover a plot to bring about an apocalypse that will destroy the living world. It falls to Nick and Roy to stop the people responsible for the plot and not kill each other in the process.

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