Deadpool: Marvel Antihero Finally Finds His Place On The Big Screen

First things first; we all know that Deadpool is no family film. Nor is it your everyday Marvel Comic’s adaptation. It is, in fact, every bit as a gutsy, cheeky and an incredibly fun as you’d imagined, but it’s also a film that, when stripped down to the bare bones, deals with the basic idea of an antihero better than most. Wade Wilson (Reynolds) is a skilled and potty-mouthed gun-for-hire who meets and forms a connection with strip-club waitress, Vanessa Carlysle (Baccarin). However, the fairytale romance hits a wall before it’s even really begun when Wade is diagnosed with a cancer that has spread to his liver, lungs, prostate and brain. As is usually the case with this kind of set-up, our protagonist finds a potential way out through an experimental procedure operated by a shadowy group which will not only cure his cancer, but help tap further into his abilities. Wade is left permanently disfigured as a result and distances himself from Vanessa as he embarks on a journey of revenge against those that Read More …

Kung Fu Panda 3: Bryan Cranston Joins The Cast For Fun, Colourful Sequel

Arriving five years after the release of Kung Fu Panda 2 – apparently the longest wait for a Dreamworks animated sequel to date  the third instalment in the beloved Kung Fu Panda franchise is as amusing and charming as ever. Directed by Alessandro Carloni and Jennifer Yuh Nelson, Kung Fu Panda 3 once again picks up with everyone’s favourite martial-arts-loving panda, Po (Black), who, after saving the world from the hands of the evil Tai Lung and Lord Shen in the previous film, is now facing a couple of his biggest challenges yet. First and foremost, Master Shifu (Hoffman) – who is eager to show Po the mystical ways of chi and see him fulfil his Dragon Warrior destiny decides to go on a spiritual quest, leaving Po in charge of the Valley of the Peace, unsure whether he’s got the skills to stand up to the new responsibility. That’s when Po asks help from the Furious Five  Tigress (Jolie), Mantis (Rogen), Viper (Liu), Monkey (Chan) and Crane (Cross)  to keep him in check. However, Read More …