Once Upon A Deadpool's opening of $ 1 million proves that even reissues can be fun

Yes, that's right: Deadpool is back in the cinema for the second time this year, after the sequel came out in May and earned almost $ 735 million worldwide. Comparing that number with the record setting of $ 780 million for the first Deadpool Fox executors apparently felt some money stayed on the table. So this holiday season, they added Fred Savage, got rid of the blood and guts, changed Deadpool into a PG-13 Princess Bride "homage" and pushed the world into small, shaky, baby legs. Once Upon A Deadpool takes the original film and re-frames with Princess Bride storybook sections, where Deadpool reads his story aloud to an adult Fred Savage. It is a bit disturbed.

Once Upon A Deadpool is also as funny as the original sequel, but nothing has been invented. It's like a collector's edition edition of your favorite content – worth the money if you like the series or if you do not already own them.

Be warned that this piece has spoilers because this is the third release of this film in 2018, so do not blame me for your lack of time management skills.

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I've already seen Deadpool 2, why should I see this version?

It depends on how much you love Deadpool. Or if you've already seen it Deadpool 2: Super Duper Cut released during the summer. Or how much you love Fred Savage. Or maybe you just want to add to the almost $ 1M it has already made since it opened on Wednesday.

I admit, I am as surprised as everyone else that the film is very easy on its flow-free, bloodless legs. So much so that if you are a fan of Deadpool or Savage, I definitely suggest checking out this version.

Wait, who is Fred Savage again?

Wow, well, he was the star of a little show called The Wonder Years and he was the little boy in bed reading a story in The Princess Bride from 1987. (What, seriously, is the whole point of the joke here, so if you have not understood that, why do you read this?)

Really, Savage steals the film – he could be the reason to go, because it turns out that he is not just a beautiful baby face that returns for the promo & # 39; s. The whole film is praised around the premise of Deadpool (Ryan Reynolds) that forces Savage to "unsolicited location improvement"read him the story until he lets Savage go, complete with bursting reaction bits in the bedroom, just like in Princess Bride.


Fred Savage is the one who is tied to the bed, whose face you can see.

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If you saw the original sequel, you know that it took a little too long to come to the real story of the story. Originally, CNET & # 39; s Morgan Little said "a shockingly early incident buries the film in a hole that takes far too long to dig itself out." But when Fox decided to go for a PG-13 review with the new release, it had to cut out the majority of that ultraviolet, blood and gore, and as a result it takes much less time to get to the best parts of the story.

Replacing the violence by Savage also gives the re-editing space to make even more metamasses about things people complain about since the film was released in May.

For example, Savage asks how they could cool Vanessa; what happened to the rest? The complicated background story of the cable; and how you can just call lazy writing to the fourth wall without repairing it. Savage makes these questions and others perfect for the audience (although we really do not get good answers) and his interactions with his kidnapper are great.

He seems to be a good addition. Are there other new scenes?

Kind of? As I said above, if you've seen the Deadpool 2: Super Duper Cut, there probably are not too many big & # 39; new scenes for you. With the X-Mansion bit it is introduced later in the movie together with the added callback. Much of the original violence is cut, like the opening, and the Savage pieces are the real meat of the additions.

Did they strip themselves of TJ Miller?

No, why would you ask such a question? (Plus, that would require some serious operations on certain parts.)

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When will Domino get a spin-off?

Still so & # 39; s great question. The answer is no one knows. But we know that Zazie Beetz will return (eventually) in X-Force with Josh Brolin as Cable and Reynolds as Deadpool.

Is there a reference to the Fox-Disney deal?

Now that's it fusion of Fox and Disney is official, we (and the Russo brothers) certainly a merging of the expect Avengers and X-Men * at a given time * – but that point is not now. For the time being there are the same references from the original release to Thanos, plus the "Sun's going down big guy" Hulk reference from Deadpool while he struggles with the Juggernaut. But no new characters, references or anything else to signal Disney is the new supreme lord of Deadpool.

Any new cameo & # 39; s or scenes with postage credit?

No noteworthy new cameos; yes a few new scenes with post credits and a tribute to Stan Leethat we all have Broken for you.

Are Christmas jingles included?

What? Why would there be? Oh, because Deadpool wears a Santa hat in the promo picture above and because advertisements like the ones below seem to insinuate, is this a good Christmas story, especially because a dollar of every ticket bought is donated to F * ck Kanker?

Yes No. This is in no way a Christmas movie and there are still no Christmas jingle – unless you count the original references of Frozen's hit "Let It Go".

Once Upon A Deadpool's scenes with postcredits, split up: There are also some new performances by Fred Savage.

CNET & # 39; s original Deadpool 2 review: A valuable follow-up once it comes to the point.

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