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Deadpool 2 Review - A Worthy Sequel?

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Runtime: 119mins | Director: David Leitch | Rating: 4 Stars
Without a doubt, now is the greatest time to be a Marvel fan - it seems every other day we are getting served a new film and, for the most part, they are excellent.
Despite early rumours of poor screen-testing, I am pleased to report that Deadpool 2 is no exception to this.
Picking up shortly after the first, ‘The Merc with a Mouth’ is doing what he does best – killing bad guys. However, he later has a change of heart and teams up with the X-Men to try and do some good. When Cable (Josh Brolin), a time-travelling super-soldier from the future shows up to try and kill a mutant child, though, Deadpool’s (Ryan Reynolds) job gets a lot harder. As a result, he forms the X-Force – a motley crew of superheroes including Domino (Zazie Beetz), whose superpower is luck. Yup. Literally, just luck. And, Peter - a regular guy, and my new idol.

So, what’s it like?
Well, Deadpool 2 is pretty much everything you’d expect it to be – lots of fourth…

Avengers: Infinity War Review - Spoiler Free!

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Runtime: 149mins | Directors: Joe and Anthony Russo | Rating: 5 Stars

10 years.

10 years I had been waiting for this film.

As you can imagine, after waiting such a long time for this film to be released both my expectations and excitement for it were ludicrously high.

In many ways though, this was a curse. As with each day the film edged closer, so did my growing concerns that my expectations were too high and, as a result, could never be met.

Luckily, within 5 minutes of the film starting, I knew I had nothing to worry about.

Avengers: Infinity War is the first of two films which signal the culmination of three phases of Marvel films spanning 10 years. Thanos (Josh Brolin), the mad titan, continues his search for the infinity stones in the hope of collecting them all to wield in his infinity gauntlet – the most powerful weapon in the Marvel universe. If he collects them, he can destroy half the universe with a snap of his fingers. In an attempt to stop him, the Avengers, Guardians of the…