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'Deadpool' is a thrilling, Ryan Reynolds-starring, snark-filled action-adventure

'Deadpool' is a thrilling, Ryan Reynolds-starring, snark-filled action-adventure

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"Deadpool" (20th Century Fox DVD, $29.98; Blu-ray/4K, $39.99; also available on VOD)

How deep is the moviegoing public's infatuation with all things Marvel? So deep that even a snarky R-rated movie about an obscure superhero has grossed more than $350 million in the U.S. and even more abroad. The film is in a lot of ways an evisceration of its own genre, as the vulgar, violent, masked vigilante breaks the fourth wall to point out how his story does and doesn't resemble the Spider-Men, X-Men and Avengers blockbusters. But it's also a genuinely thrilling action-adventure, filled with colorful characters and anchored by Ryan Reynolds' turn as the...

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