The Observer

“Apocalypse”: far from world-ending

Sierra Cotton, Staff Reporter

June 20, 2016

The X-Men universe is one of Fox’s and Marvel’s most successful franchises, spanning over 16 years and nine movies (if you count “Deadpool”). With such a huge fan base and a name such as “X-Men: Apocalypse,” the movie was expected to make waves. While it certainly was dominating the Memorial Day...

“Deadpool” breaks the fourth wall with great force

The movie offers a cheeky approach to the Marvel Universe, featuring a twisted anti-hero.

Lars Torres, Staff Reporter

February 19, 2016

The character of Deadpool originated in the 90s as a supervillain for Marvel Comics, but eventually found new life as an anti-hero mercenary in later comic publications. He became renowned in comics for breaking the fourth wall, his sheer insanity, the many crass jokes he makes and the ultraviolence...

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