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“Avengers: Infinity War” passed the $600 million mark domestically this weekend, the second fastest film to ever reach the milestone (26 days); it’s only the 8th film in box office history to hit that mark. While that’s massive,…

After playing an ill-conceived faux-Deadpool in 2008’s X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Ryan Reynolds spent years petitioning 20th Century Fox to give the beloved Marvel character the raunchy, irreverent big-screen treatment he deserves. He succeeded. In February 2016, Tim Miller’s Deadpool debuted with the biggest R-rated opening of all time. It would go on to become the highest-grossing R-rated film in history with a global box office of more than $750 million in total. A hit with both moviegoers and critics alike, Deadpool’s massive success made a sequel inevitable, but does Deadpool 2 live up to the enormous expectations of its rabid fan base, or does it do to sequel cinema what Limp Bizkit did to music in the late ’90s? Directed by “One of the Guys Who Killed the Dog in John Wick” (David Leitch, of John Wick and Atomic Blonde), the film stars Reynolds (of Green Lantern and R.I.P.D.) as foul-mouthed mercenary Wade Wilson a.k.a. Deadpool, a disfigured mutant with …

It was a bloodbath leading into the weekend. In preparation for their fall television lineups and upfronts, as new shows come on air,  major networks canceled approximately 20 shows in a 24-hour period, in what was dubbed television’s annual Blac…

Spoilers, spoiler, spoilers. Do not proceed further if you haven’t seen Marvel’s “Avengers: Infinity War” like three times and have processed your grief. While most of the press for “Avengers: Infinity War” was conducted before the press sa…

Marvel’s TV shows have been pretty hit and miss. For every “Jessica Jones” or “Legion” you get an “Iron Fist” or “Inhumans.” But somewhere in the middle, you get a show like “Luke Cage.” Season one premiered to largely positive reviews in 2…

So everyone has seen “Avengers: Infinity War” by now, right? No? You’re not alone. I won’t spoil anything for you. I’m still living under a rock, avoiding most things on the internet until I see the film. What I do know, a…