Review: ‘Deadpool’

Deadpool is a film that, by all rights, shouldn’t even exist. The Marvel anti-hero — known for his foul mouth and cavalier approach to violence — made his big-screen debut (sort of) in 2009 film X-Men Origins: Wolverine, a release that is universally considered the low point for Fox’s mutant franchise. In particular, its bastardization of fan-favorite Deadpool earned the wrath of fans everywhere. Yet, actor Ryan Reynolds remained attached to a solo film centering on a proper interpretation of the character’s backstory, and seven years later, we’re finally getting to see what The Merc with the Mouth was intended to be all along.

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Jumpcut Video Review: ‘The Danish Girl’

In the latest edition of Jumpcut, we turn our attention to the Oscar-nominated biopic The Danish Girl starring Eddie Redmayne and Alicia Vikander for a three-minute spoiler-free review. Expect more of these quick film reviews in the near future, and don’t forget to subscribe to the Crooked Table YouTube channel for all the latest from!

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