Opinion: The lesson Hollywood should learn

By: James Neyer ~Staff Writer~ “Deadpool” is NOW one of the top grossing R-rated movies of all times. Everyone is praising its success, with many believing that future R-rated superhero movies will follow suit. One individual who has displayed concern about this is James Gunn, the director of “Guardians of the Galaxy.” After a Deadline Hollywood article quoted a Hollywood “suit,” Gunn responded on his Facebook page. According to the “suit,” one of the main reasons for “Deadpool’s” success was because “the film has a self-deprecating tone that’s riotous. It’s never been done before.” Gunn commented that this reasoning was … Continue reading Opinion: The lesson Hollywood should learn

‘Deadpool’ brings laughs to theaters

By: Aiyana Moore ~Staff Writer~ Valentine’s Day is a time for love and romance, meaning romcoms, Nicholas Sparks movies and Fox’s “Deadpool.” Alright, so one of those is not like the others. Nonetheless, “Deadpool”rocked the box office during opening weekend, beating out the more stereotypical Valentine’s Day films. The astounding numbers that came from opening weekend were not just a result of “Deadpool” readers waiting several years for the film. Some fans worried that the buildup may lead to unrealistic expectations, but the movie succeeded all on its own. Despite Ryan Reynolds’ disappointing run as the Green Lantern, the actor … Continue reading ‘Deadpool’ brings laughs to theaters