First screened in January 2017
Director: Tim Miller. Cast: Ryan Reynolds, Ed Skrein, Morena Baccarin, T.J. Miller, Taylor Hickson, Gina Carano, Karan Soni, Stefan Kapicic, Michael Benyaer, Kyle Cassie, Randal Reeder, Isaac C. Singleton Jr., Hugh Scott, Leslie Uggams (!). Screenplay: Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick.

Twitter Capsule: I see it trying to wriggle out of the usual genre constraints but I enjoyed its cheeky alternatives less than it presumed.

VOR:   Either the bullish claims made on behalf of this snarky, foul-mouthed, semicomic movie's genre innovations are well-earned or soon to be forgotten.

Photo © 2016 20th Century Fox/Marvel Entertainment

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: C

Golden Globe Nominations:
Best Picture (Musical/Comedy)
Best Actor (Musical/Comedy): Ryan Reynolds

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