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Suicide Squad (2016)

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A secret government agency recruits some of the most dangerous incarcerated super-villains to form a defensive task force. Their first mission: save the world from the apocalypse.

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It feels good to be bad...Assemble a team of the world's most dangerous, incarcerated Super Villains, provide them with the most powerful arsenal at the government's disposal, and send them off on a mission to defeat an enigmatic, insuperable entity. U.S. intelligence officer Amanda Waller has determined only a secretly convened group of disparate, despicable individuals with next to nothing to lose will do. However, once they realize they weren't picked to succeed but chosen for their patent culpability when they inevitably fail, will the Suicide Squad resolve to die trying, or decide it's every man for himself? Written by Amitash Balekar

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Rated PG - 13 for sequences of violence and action throughout, disturbing behavior, suggestive content and language | See all certifications »

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$175,000,000 (estimated)

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$133,682,248 (USA) (5 August 2016)

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$325,021,779 (USA) (4 November 2016)
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Cara Delevingne auditioned for the role of Enchantress by reading for Martha from Edward Albee's play "Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?" She was asked to read the part in several different ways, in order to reflect June Moone's split personality. By the end of the audition, she was ready to beat people up: "David Ayer sparked a fury in me, you got to come get me out of jail because I was so furious!" See more »

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Harley Quinn is thrown half through the windshield of The Joker's car. The glass is broken like plate glass, while a real windshield is made of laminated glass, and does not fracture into large shards as shown. See more »

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Mid-credits scene: Bruce Wayne has dinner with Amanda Waller, offering her his protection in exchange for one of her top secret folders on metahumans. See more »

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Symphony No. 3, Op. 36 'Symphony of Sorrowful Songs': III. Lento - Cantabile semplice
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So Bad Even Shills Can't Ensure The Truth Won't Get Out
14 August 2016 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Suicide Squad is a tedious movie. I saw this last night and I've tried to forget it ever since.

From the get go, the Suicide Squad anti-heroes are introduced one- by-one. Then, once they're all given their backgrounds and clichéd introductions, they are delivered to their new boss, one . . . by . . . one. This consumes about the first 45 minutes, just before the meaningless action takes place.

What's really ironic, More time is spent describing their ironic natures than explaining their first mission. Consequently, their first foray just seems pointless, because it is.

The character development was weak and I really didn't care if they came back alive or not.

HACK: In a fiction-writing context, the term is used to describe writers who are paid to churn out sensational, lower-quality "pulp" fiction such as "true crime" novels or action centered "super hero movies".

Batman Begins (screenplay/director: Christopher Nolan) is a study in character development. Suicide Squad (David Ayer writer/director) is a hack job if there ever was one.

And yet it has a 6.9 as I write this, so I see shills at work. Time will water this "dog" to it's real valuation, about 4.7 is my guess. I gave it a 1/10 because it's was insultingly bad.

PS - Will Smith is interesting as usual, but not nearly enough to recommend this. This movie is a study in rote-cliché, predictable and plodding screenplay development, and extremely poor dialogue. Dead Pool is SO much better, that is if you want to laugh at super heroes.


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