This is the end. And what a satisfying end it is.
After the stylish, swinging ’60s romp of First Class, and the time travelling, groovy ’70s/futuristic mix of the franchise reinventing Days of Future Past, the X-Men are off to the ’80s for Apocalypse….and they haven’t aged a day over three decades it seems.
Big, dumb, fun.
On the face of it, Deadpool is just another entry in the long line of comic book movies. But maybe there’s more resting on the film than most others in the genre. Perhaps it could be the nudge that’s needed for a more adult selection of comic book movies to come…