Deadpool leaps into The Late Shows continuity to take over Stephen Colbert’s Trump jokes

Fans of the Marvel not-quite superhero Deadpool know that the wise-cracking, Looney Tunes-immortal “merc with a mouth”’s real superpower is cheeky self-awareness. After Wade Wilson’s initial conception as yet another 1990s “extreme” antihero (and Deathstroke knockoff), Deadpool’s popularity grew in proportion to his…

Han Solo, Deadpool, and Melissa McCarthy dominate the May movie calendar

So many movies, so little time. Every week brings a new crop of them, opening in multiplexes and arthouse theaters across the nation, and arriving in increasingly high volumes on streaming platforms like Netflix. How’s a voracious moviegoer to keep up? That’s where The A.V. Club comes in. The first week of every

Between Infinity War and Deadpool 2, Josh Brolin is grateful to be in everything this summer

Josh Brolin is gearing up to have a huge summer. First up, after years of anticipation, he’s finally front and center in Avengers: Infinity War, as the Mad Titan Thanos. A couple weeks after that, he’s starring as fan-favorite Cable in the highly anticipated Deadpool sequel. Most people would stop there, but Brolin…

The A.V. Club’s 50 most-anticipated movies of 2018

Wes Anderson returns to stop-motion. Claire Denis goes to space. Joaquin Phoenix gets immobile and intimidating, not necessarily in that order. When sitting down to compose a list of the year’s most enticing upcoming releases, The A.V. Club tried to keep it to a manageable 25 titles, we really did. But then we started…