Deadpool – How to please your audience, a lesson by Marvel

Marvel have become one of the biggest film producers on the planet over recent years as the superhero genre has really taken off, and love them or hate them, you’ve got to give them credit for the quality and sheer popularity of their films. Unsurprisingly, Deadpool was no exception to this.


The quick-witted, bad-mouthed, smart-ass super reaches Marvel’s teenage and young adult audience, while remaining open to an older audience too, now they can be promised a somewhat more realistic, and perhaps more relatable, representation of a modern superhero. A LOT of hype surrounded this film preceding its release and I’ll admit I was a little sceptical abut exactly how good it would be, and whether it would be worth the hype. Don’t get me wrong, I never expected that I wouldn’t like it (I’m quite a fan of Marvel’s films), I was just wary of expecting too much.

I needn’t have worried.

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