Deadpool (2016): Some Overpaid Tool (OK, Tim Miller)
That’s what the credits called Tim Miller, birth name of the man who directed Fox’s most recent mutant extravaganza.
You might remember Deadpool as a villain in the origin story of Wolverine from the 2009 film X-Men Origins: Wolverine. Well, you remember correctly.
Fox brought him back, divested him of Wolverine’s association (at least visually) and added a whole heap of humor. The result? The all-time February opening weekend record.
ONE SENTENCE PLOT SUMMARY: A funny guy learns that he’s a mutant and hunts the guy who proved it to him. Continue Reading