Opening on 4,332 screens in North America, Deadpool 2 is the widest release an R-rated movie has ever received in the movie industry, topping out It, which debuted on 4,103 screens.
Reactions to the movie from critics who have seen it have been largely positive, with the film scoring an 85% on Rotten Tomatoes with 103 reviews counted. These are popular items, so discounts this large are rare - especially in the midst of the success of Avengers: Infinity War and the buzz surrounding the upcoming Captain Marvel film.
I will admit, that after watching Avengers: Infinity War - right before rewatching Black Panther on Blu-ray for review - I was starting to really feel the fatigue of the cinema of superheroes that has taken over multiplexes around the world. The Black Panther team coordinated with the Infinity War team in an attempt to create a sense of cohesion between these stories, and there is a plan in place to eventually go back to their respective arcs and continue what was started in Ryan Coogler's solo movie.
There are SPOILERS for Infinity War below, so read ahead at your own risk. Many plot points and scenes are direct continuation of threads set up in previous movies.
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"The other big spring superhero release, Avengers: Infinity War, wanted to have it all - huge action, devastating tragedy and flippant jokes".
What makes that last line so interesting is that Hemsworth is not a member of the Marvel Studios brass; He is not a producer, a writer, or a director. The Marvel film was directed by Joe and Anthony Russo from as script by Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely. In the first five days, "Avengers: Infinity War" already acquired VND100 billion ($4.4 million) and was the fastest film to cross this mark in Vietnam.
Disney Studios announced on Thursday that Avengers: Infinity War has minted United States dollars 1.686 billion at the box office worldwide after 20 days of release, reported Variety.