The reviews are in for the new DC Comics movie and it doesn’t look good, see what the critics made of the summer blockbuster.
Suicide Squad never has the courage of its convictions — it doesn’t own anything. At best, Ayer rents some pre-existing pop iconography and charges us $15 to watch him take it around the block for a spin. Forget the “Worst. Heroes. Ever.” These guys don’t even know how to be bad.
“Suicide Squad” promises to flip the script on superhero movies by forcing the audience to root for the bad guys. But that isn’t enough. Just when you think the summer movie season can’t get any worse, along come the “Worst. Heroes. Ever.”
David Ayer’s film may not always work, but when it does, it’s a perverse delight.
“The world changed when Superman flew across the sky,” Viola Davis’s Amanda Waller says early on in Suicide Squad. “And then it changed again when he didn’t,” she continues, over somber images of the Man of Steel’s funeral following his (non-)death at the end of Batman v. Superman. Luckily, that…
Suicide Squad has too many villains and not enough villainy to go around: https://t.co/wnW4gYny00
Suicide Squad review – operatic silliness as DC’s bandits deliver disorder https://t.co/uZRk6XFFOP
Who stole the soul of #SuicideSquad?” Peter Travers takes on the anything-but-super comic-movie misfire https://t.co/Jkqmlny9Uv
THR’s #SuicideSquad review: “All flash, no fun” and “never becomes as cool as it thinks it is” https://t.co/9ul6Bpgio2
Has there been a worse recent summer movie season than 2016?: https://t.co/XnhYwiJ7OZ
Suicide Squad is… okay. Robbie and Smith are good but the rest of the movie kind of meh. loud music, no plot, horrible villains. …