Suicide Squad (2016)

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  1. Mububban

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    This DC movie is scheduled for August 2016, shortly after the March 2016 release of Batman v Superman. As much as I'm looking forward to that movie, this one isn't grabbing me, despite Margot Robbie looking AMAZING as a totally nutbags Harley Quinn..

    Basic premise is that someone in government decides to use lots of supervillains as an expendable task force to tackle dangerous dirty jobs. If they succeed, yay, if they fail and die, they're easy to blame and nobody will miss them.

    The trailer doesn't look terrible, it's just not really interesting me. Thoughts?


     
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    I might watch this movie eventually, probably not in the cinema though. it looks interesting enough, though not sure overall.
     
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    The idea just sounds ludicrous. Using the most dangerous villains of Gotham as some sort of police force? Yeah why didn't they do the same with Saddam Hussein, Osama Bin Laden, Hitler... I'm sure they would have made a very good police force.....
     
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    Yeah, what sort of leverage can you have over psychos, and properly crazy people like the Joker, so they'll continue to do what you want them to do?
     
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    Cascador Who's Anakin?

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    Uhm, don't do anything bad or we'll send superheroes your way.... Which could have solved our issues too instead of you psychos, but that's irrelevant!
     
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    yeah, I think this movie is more for the people who want a movie centered around the villains or something like that. I do know a few people like that though. and who knows, it might be a good movie in the end.
     
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    This movie has potential so I hope it lives up to it.
     
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    The Joker won't be on the squad, he's mostly there for background information for Harley for what I've read. Also they're not a police force so much as a super black ops team who will run missions the US government wants to be able to deny they're involved in.

    The leverage is in the form of explosive chips in their necks that Amanda Waller or Rick Flagg can detonate in the villains fail to follow orders. The comic series is a big 'comic fan's comic' and between the appeal of seeing more bad guys and the popularity of the suicide squad episodes of Arrow I think they're pretty confident it'll do pretty well. Still trying not to have too high of hopes for it though.
     
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    Trailer 2 is out and this time they're going for a fun vibe:




    It's still not making me want to open my wallet for cinema prices, but I'll probably rent it on DVD
     
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    I haven't atched the video - bad ISP connection here - but for your words, it looks like a B movie for drunktard parties. Which is perfectly OK as long as you know what you are buying into.
     
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    Harley Quinn: Dungeon?

    Jared Leto looks fantastic, but I'll be following Margot Robbie's Harley Quinn in Suicide Squad.

    Harley Quinn is a great 'muse' for DC Comics, and Suicide Squad trailers definitely hype her photogenic features.


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    Of course I'm looking forward to Jared Leto's impression on "The joker" but I'm not expecting him to throw Ledger off the throne!

    I'm not sure about the plot though.
     
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    Comic Con trailer. This looks like a lot of fun. I'm planning to go see it in the cinema.

     
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    Now that I've actually seen the film I can safely day that the plot doesn't make alot of sense. It's been talked about before I see, somewhere above my post;) The joker was a bit disappointing to me. Firstly because he barely gets screen time and secondly... Just meh. I'll forever pick Ledger's joker above this one. Sorry Jared, but you screwed up big time:(
    I however loved Deadshot, Rick Flag and Harley. Basically because they were fun to watch and funny in some way.
    Too many villains in one movie for my taste, which causes them to seem more flat of characters than they really are. (boomerang, Diabolo and Killer C)
    Fun movie but little dept. Oh well, watch it anyways.