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'Deadpool 2' gleefully revels in R-rated mayhem

(CNN)Gleefully trying to outdo the original, "Deadpool 2" serves up a veritable smorgasbord of pop-culture and comic-book references, from James Bond to X-Men. There's a hit-miss quality to that, but enough of them connect to ensure that this proudly R-rated action vehicle won't leave many of the fans who helped will it into existence feeling disappointed.Ryan Reynolds adds a shared script credit to his resume as star and producer of this irreverent film, which lampoons the Marvel and DC Comics universes, as well as a host of other commodities familiar to fans of the sci-fi/superhero genres.The "Deadpool" sequel doesn't so much break the fourth wall as take a seat on the opposite side of it, with such an abundance of meta references -- sta ...