With writers going insane with the jokes, Deadpool 2 doesn't give us the opportunity to adjust with its shifting tone (a tragic scene is immediately followed by the humourous credits sequence).
And because this is technically a Marvel movie, be sure to stay in your seats for a post-credits scene or two.
With the bar set set so high after the success of the first movie in 2016, Reynolds said he's happy that most of the initial reviews for Deadpool 2 have been positive because he has an "unquenchable thirst for approval". Let's examine if they're right.
Josh goes onto get in a good few digs on "Green Lantern" which Reynolds starred in and which everyone agrees was absolutely bad, At one point Josh wonders how Reynolds is still here after that flop.
He continued: 'I'm not one for vomiting declarations of sentiment out across the airwaves, but when we had that baby, I fell more in love with my wife than I'd ever been in my entire life. Of course, this means it falls into the hands of Deadpool and that leads to some timeline shenanigans.
The mutants enrol Deadpool as a trainee and for his first assignment, the wise-cracking rogue attempts to subdue a misunderstood teenager called Russell (Julian Dennison), who is being hunted by futuristic soldier Cable (Brolin).
Fox FIRE-STARTER Julian Dennison as Russell
Back home in the apartment he shares with his fiance, Vanessa (Morena Baccarin of "Gotham"), she and Wade talk of starting a family. Brolin is hilarious as the gruff, taciturn time-traveler chronically annoyed with Deadpool when he isn't trying to murder a child. So, the movie is over! To spoil that spoiler would spoil the fun, although it won't ruin much to note that this opening scene goes on to depict our disfigured antihero (Ryan Reynolds) being blown into a bloody cloud of limbs and viscera.
Come on, this is Deadpool! you know he's gotta use that time travel device to get some good meta jokes in.
Playing the franchise-building game is hard however, and not easy to pull off flawlessly, and Deadpool 2 certainly has a few missteps in this arena. As of now, I'm hoping I'll get to do a third film. Specifically, he shows up at the film's climax and immediately murders the infamous Barakapool version of the character.
Rundown (?): After surviving a close deadly ox-like assault, a deformed cafeteria gourmet specialist (Wade Wilson) battles to satisfy his fantasy of turning into Mayberry's most sizzling barkeep while additionally figuring out how to adapt to his lost feeling of taste. He goes back and forth on doing it. Deadpool 2 begins with a huge dig on Logan with a bit of foreshadowing and later followed by a truly amusing credits sequence.
Just as the first film did, Deadpool 2 starts somewhere in the middle and then works itself backwards to fill you in, all the while Reynolds' incessant fourth-wall-breaking chatter serving as our guide. It's another great poke at Reynolds' film career and feels perfectly in tune with Deadpool's self-deprecating sense of humor.