“Deadpool 2”: Electric Boogaloo…

“Deadpool”, the unapologetically R-rated clown prince of superheroes, has spawned a sequel that’s even more outrageously meta (and perversely funny) than its parent. “Deadpool 2” is the second in cowriter/producer/star Ryan Reynolds’ series of passion project-atonements for the grotesque misfire of 2011’s “Green Lantern” (words can’t convey my loathing of that movie) and his much maligned…

Personal favorites of 2016

As 2016 draws to a close (thank goodness!  It’s been a brutal and ugly year…), I decided to take stock of the entertainment I’ve enjoyed over the year.   I’ve made two lists, for movies and for television, here goes… FAVORITE MOVIES OF 2016: 1. The Arrival.   This year’s “The Martian”/”Interstellar”; smart science fiction movie…