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A poster for the new Deadpool & Wolverine film depicts two dangling necklaces. The trailer for the new film brings Deadpool and Wolverine together for the first time ever. (Walt Disney Company)

‘Deadpool & Wolverine’ back on the big screen

By Lindsay Curtis, Lifestyle Writer | February 22, 2024

The wait is over for Deadpool fans as the first teaser trailer for “Deadpool & Wolverine” debuted Feb. 11 during the Super Bowl. The first installment of the series, “Deadpool,” was released in 2016 after years of the star of the film,...

Deadpool kills with PG-13 “family film”

By Parker Otto | December 19, 2018

Just in time for the holiday season, another Christmas film has been released featuring the man in red himself, Deadpool. “Once Upon a Deadpool,” released Dec. 14, is essentially a PG-13 recut of the R-rated film “Deadpool 2,” which was released...

Hero films growing darker

By Tatianna Salisbury | March 23, 2017

It seems superhero films are no longer for 5-year-old boys and faint-hearted moviegoers, as their themes have grown darker, visuals more graphic and ratings exceeding PG-13, beginning a new era of what audience members deem a "hero."With great box office...

‘La La Land’ ties for Oscars record

By Tatianna Salisbury | January 30, 2017

The romantic movie-musical “La La Land” received a record of 14 nominations, including one for Best Picture on Tuesday when Oscar nominations were announced. The film made history as the only movie to tie with “Titanic” and “All About Eve”...