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  • 'Suicide Squad' Review: Worse Than 'Green Lantern,' Worse Than 'Fantastic Four' - Forbes

    'Suicide Squad' Review: Worse Than 'Green Lantern,' Worse Than 'Fantastic Four' - Forbes;

    The Box Office: Suicide Squad opens in North America on Thursday night, where it is projected to take in anywhere from $100 million to $140 million its debut weekend. So a huge kudos to the marketing team. That's a lot of wiggle room, and we'll see ...and more »

  • Review: Sorry 'Suicide Squad' can't save the day - The Detroit News

    Review: Sorry 'Suicide Squad' can't save the day - The Detroit News;

    “Suicide Squad” attempts to flip the superhero script by casting a team of baddies as its leads, and its irreverent attitude is meant to break up the tonal heaviness of the DC Comics Universe and inject some much-needed fun into the mix. But it takes ...and more »

  • Suicide Is Aimless - MTV.com

    Suicide Is Aimless - MTV.com;

    Amy Nicholson is MTV's chief film critic and the host of the podcasts "Skillset" and "The Canon." Her interests include hot dogs, standard poodles, Tom Cruise, and comedies about the utter futility of existence. Enter the club and you'll spot him ...and more »

  • 'Suicide Squad' Falls Far Short Of Its Goals - NPR

    'Suicide Squad' Falls Far Short Of Its Goals - NPR;

    Suicide Squad, a riff on The Dirty Dozen set in the foundering DC Comics movieverse, should have been DC's answer to Guardians of the Galaxy or Ant-Man — a low-pressure romp through the weirder corners of its superbeing sandbox, unencumbered by ...and more »

  • Suicide Squad - Slate Magazine

    Suicide Squad - Slate Magazine;

    Who broke these actors out of movie jail and forced them to star in this terrible comic-book adaptation? By Jacob Brogan. Will Smith in Suicide Squad. Will Smith as Deadshot in Suicide Squad. Clay Enos/Warner Bros. Suicide Squad opens in a black site ...and more »

  • 'Suicide Squad': Characters are promisingly introduced, fizzle fast - Christian Science Monitor

    'Suicide Squad': Characters are promisingly introduced, fizzle fast - Christian Science Monitor;

    'Squad' stars actors including Margot Robbie and Will Smith as villains from the world of Batman who are recruited by the government to take on an even bigger baddie. By Peter Rainer, Film critic August 5, 2016. Save for later Saved. close. 'Suicide ...and more »

  • 'Suicide Squad's' Secret Drama: Rushed Production, Competing Cuts, High Anxiety - Hollywood Reporter

    'Suicide Squad's' Secret Drama: Rushed Production, Competing Cuts, High Anxiety - Hollywood Reporter;

    The upheaval like that behind Warner Bros.' DC team-up is becoming a staple of studio franchise filmmaking. "Better late than never." That was one Warner Bros. executive's reaction to the excitement at Suicide Squad's splashy Aug. 1 premiere in New York.and more »

  • “Suicide Squad” Reviewed - The New Yorker

    “Suicide Squad” Reviewed - The New Yorker;

    The new superhero film “Suicide Squad,” starring Will Smith and Margot Robbie, will make viewers feel both exhausted and hollow, as if a whole lot of nothing has just thundered by.CreditPHOTOGRAPH BY CLAY ENOS / DC COMICS / WARNER BROS.and more »

  • Spoiler-Free 'Suicide Squad' Review: Chaotic, But Isn't That The Point? - Tech Times

    Spoiler-Free 'Suicide Squad' Review: Chaotic, But Isn't That The Point? - Tech Times;

    "Suicide Squad" has mostly been on the wrong end of movie reviews with its chaotic plot. Chaos could be the whole point of the film though, pushed by Margot Robbie's great performance as Harley Quinn. ( Suicide Squad | Twitter ). Advertisement. Suicide ...and more »

  • Suicide Squad review: too many villains, not enough real villainy - The Verge

    Suicide Squad review: too many villains, not enough real villainy - The Verge;

    Everybody knows how the hero's journey goes. Joseph Campbell laid it out clearly in 1949's The Hero with a Thousand Faces, and countless books, films, and comics have followed the pattern: the call to adventure, the journey into the unknown, the ...and more »