The Reclamation Society Podcast #2: Deadpool

Deadpool - The Merc with a... Cute Face?

Violence. Violence against women. Violence and comedy. Agnosticism. Vanity. Identity. The merc with a mouth, Deadpool, has his very own superhero movie. Tim Posada joins me as we explore the truth in Deadpool, a film from Tim Miller and Ryan Reynolds. Listen in:

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Questions:

What does deadpool tell us is true about sentient beings?

More specifically, what do the filmmakers tell us is true about:

  • Vanity and identity
  • Being heroic
  • Violence (Violence against women, comedy and violence, and extreme violence)
  • Comedy and tragedy

What does deadpool tell us is true about relationships?

What can we learn from the relationships showcased in Deadpool?

What does deadpool tell us is true about spirituality?

What spiritual truths are communicated through this film? Is the merc with a mouth agnostic? Why or why not?

What are your thoughts on Deadpool?

Now it's your turn! Leave us a comment and tell us how you would answer these questions based on the movie. Also, don't forget give us a movie to dive deeper into. We'd love to hear from you!

Here is the podcast referenced in this show regarding violence in The Walking Dead comparative to Game of Thrones: The Boiled Leather Audio Hour (BLAH), Episode 41. Definitely worth a listen!