In Suicide Squad, save the world from a strong risk in exchange for clemency and a secret government agency headed by Amanda Waller recruits supervillains to do dangerous black ops missions. Waller then deploys the squad to take out a high profile symbol and Flag alarm them that Enchantress' heart must be cut to recover control of her.
Add your rating See all 14 kid reviews. Then the street cops stumble across a "bright" magic user with a magic wand called by Ward "a nuclear weapon that grants wishes"and the race is on to get the bright and the wand to safety -- with human gangs, orc gangs, corrupt cops, and evil elves led by Noomi Rapace all trying to kill them.
Continue reading Show less Is it any good? Hats off for a rare original concept in the cop genre, as well as a bold pairing of director and sometimes problematic material.
The film's parallels to reality get as bold as one character getting upset about conflicts stemming from things that happened "2, years ago.
His take on Ward isn't a detailed, complex portrait, as some of the troubled cops in Ayers' previous movies have been, but it's fine for this often-comedic actioner. Characters waltz through a nightclub full of firing automatic weapons, killing everyone in sight including a SWAT team in one of the film's better set pieces.
But these same superfolks get thwarted with relative ease when the plot necessitates it. Viewers will be wondering aloud why the heroes don't use every option available to them to say more would be telling.
The film's big twist seems obvious from the start, and -- alas -- the social commentary more or less gets dropped as the action picks up. Continue reading Show less Talk to your kids about Families can talk about Bright's parallels to real-world issues related to diversity and prejudice.
How are issues of tolerance represented in the movie?
Who gets our sympathy? What did you think of the way the movie blends fantasy elements with cop-movie ones? Did it make the violence feel any less intense? What's the impact of media violence on kids? The villains seem invincible in one scene, then not in others.
What would you rather see, if so?Aug 03, · Watch video · - Joel Kinnaman why? seriously, who the hell put this guy in the movie?
- clichés. clichés everywhere. - the ending was good. because I finally got to go home, watch netflix and forget about this horrible, horrible thing. Please, do not watch this movie at the movie theater.
Not even at home/10(K). It has apparently become an old-fashioned notion to believe motion pictures should be grounded in concepts like narrative and character rather than in how loudly the soundtrack plays classic rock songs and how many cuts the director can use in an overlong action scene.
The movie's fantasy-creatures setup is a clear metaphor for some of our real-life social woes related to race/minority oppression -- i.e., the orcs represent a downtrodden class kept low by bigotry.
Set in an alternate present-day where humans, orcs, elves and fairies have been coexisting since the beginning of time, this action-thriller directed by David Ayer (Suicide Squad, End of Watch.
Suicide Squad was supposed to be the hero Warner Bros. needs right now. After the divisive reactions to Man of Steel and Batman v Superman, David Ayer’s supervillain team-up promised to bring.
Suicide Squad is a weird movie, and not just because it’s about a motley crew of supervillains set in the DC universe.
The movie itself is also a motley amalgamation—a strange blend of different tones, stories, and pacing all mashed into something that has cool individual elements, but never really comes together.