After sixteen years and seven movies, this is actually the first attempt by Fox to go "shared universe" with their X-Men license, and in that sense Deadpool does kind of feel like the Ant-Man of the Marvel Mutant Movies.
Screeeeeeeeech! I had to put an APB out on the release date of this interview when Victoria Cartagena, Detective Renee Montoya on FOX's super hit series Gotham, told me some out of this world news that left me no choice but to add more to this article.
This two-part production is not as epic as those were but does have a certain dramatic play to it that justifies its length. Its story covers decades and each and every one of its major characters is appealing and worthy of the screen time.