Deadpool 2 Explained: The Woman Problem, Family and the Tragic Backstory

Deadpool 2 tries to sell itself as a maverick superhero movie, but its story actually fails to deviate from normative superhero conventions. In this video, ScreenPrism unpacks the movie’s main themes––family, women, and the tragic backstory––illustrating why they are ordinary at best.




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