Suicide Squad: Check Your Expectations at The Door & Just Have Fun With it [Review]

Suicide Squad: Check Your Expectations at The Door & Just Have Fun With it [Review]

It can be hard to avoid spoilers before a show, especially one that’s been as widely anticipated as this one, but I try.  I like to give the most honest review I can, after all, so I try not to be influenced beforehand.   Still, I couldn’t entirely avoid it, there was some disappointment about Suicide Squad.  On my way in, on the next ticket line over, I actually heard the box counter girl advise a young man to ‘just take it for what is was, don’t have any expectations’.   It was good advice.  I did exactly that and I was just fine.   Read more

Suicide Squad: Summer’s Biggest Disappointment is Saved by a Tremendous Cast [Review]

Suicide Squad: Summer’s Biggest Disappointment is Saved by a Tremendous Cast [Review]

Suicide Squad is being released at a critical time. For Hollywood, summer has scorched movie studios with an inconceivable amount of dull, worthless movies that fall into the category of “financial flops.” And for Warner Brothers, because of below expectation numbers back in March for Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice, the microscope on Suicide Squad has intensified immensely. After months of buildup thanks to a strong marketing campaign, David Ayer’s (End of Watch) movie centering around the “Worst Heroes Ever” is finally here. Suicide Squad has problems that keep it from being a memorable. But nonetheless, it’s a somewhat delightful oddball comic book movie, thanks to a cast full of great characters. Read more