[Movie Club] What the Success of “Deadpool” Means for Hollywood

[Movie Club] What the Success of “Deadpool” Means for Hollywood

Deadpool has already been discussed on HCAD, mostly in relation to its budget, but now that it has been released and is a mega-hit, we’re going to be discussing it again with what its success means for various aspects of Hollywood and the movie industry in general.

This has probably been covered in numerous other articles on numerous other websites over the past week, but this article is a noteworthy topic because it is directly related to so many of these big “trends” in blockbuster movies lately, either confirming or combating them, much to the chargin of many writers of these thinkpieces on other websites.

Except for us, of course. Because we’re not dicks.

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[Movie Club] Deadpool: Return of the Mid-Budget Comic Book Movie

[Movie Club] Deadpool: Return of the Mid-Budget Comic Book Movie

Deadpool

I hope that Deadpool is wildly successful. I hope it makes $800 million dollars and everyone in every nation around the world loves it. I mean obviously I want movies to be good, but I want this movie to succeed in particular. Not because I am a huge fan of the character or anything (I probably haven’t read more than two issues of Deadpool comics in my life), but because I don’t want every superhero movie to be a $150 million – $250 million dollar blockbuster. I want more mid-sized budget comic book films. Continue reading “[Movie Club] Deadpool: Return of the Mid-Budget Comic Book Movie” »