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How Detective Pikachu Built Its Adorable Star

For visual effects house MPC, Pikachu stood as the ultimate thesis for its approach to designing the world of Pokémon for Detective Pikachu. Gizmodo recently spoke to MPC VFX supervisor Pete Dionne about his work on Detective Pikachu, and the particular challenges behind bringing the most vital Pokémon to life. Read More >>

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Ryan Reynolds Didn’t Immediately Say ‘Yes’ to Detective Pikachu

When Ryan Reynolds was first offered the role of Detective Pikachu, Legendary Pictures didn’t just send him the script. The studio also sent him a fully-rendered version of the character paired with his voice. “It was pretty mind-blowing,” Reynolds told Gizmodo late last month in Tokyo. Read More >>

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Once Upon a Deadpool Is Basically the Best DVD Special Feature Ever, But That’s It

Here’s the question you came here to have answered: is the "PG-13" re-release of Deadpool 2, retitled Once Upon a Deadpool, worth seeing in the cinema? The answer is “Yes!” But also “No.” It depends. Read on. Read More >>

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Someone Actually Tweeted the Plot to Once Upon a Deadpool Last Year

In a meta-twist worthy of Deadpool himself, the plot of the upcoming Once Upon a Deadpool may not have come from star Ryan Reynolds or his Deadpool 2 co-writers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick. It may have come from a seemingly random tweet dated December 2017. That’s when New York-based writer and artist Michael Vincent Bramley posted the following: Read More >>

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Our 10 Favourite Surprises in Deadpool 2, Ranked

Deadpool 2 is packed with references and jokes about every single genre and property imaginable (and some unimaginable, too). We’re going with quality over quantity instead: these are our favourite surprises — the characters, references, one-liners, and more — in a film chock full of truly wonderful batshit insanity. Read More >>

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Deadpool 2 is Better Than the Original – and Funnier, Too

Deadpool 2 is a family movie. We know that because, very early on, Deadpool himself says it. Of course, that’s an odd thing for a character known for excessive violence, naughty language, and occasional nudity to announce. But Deadpool, the writers, and the director spend the bulk of the film trying to live up to that promise, albeit it in very unconventional and roundabout ways—but with the same Deadpool you love at its heart. Read More >>