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*** This review may contain spoilers ***
Suicide Squad has a horrible script. First, there was the story–such as it was–itself: A super villain with the power to end the world goes to work in a universe that has established Batman and Wonder Woman. So what do the authorities do? Call up Batman and Wonder Woman? Of course not! Hire a bunch of criminals to save the world.
It would be like if the U.S. was invaded by China, and we went and got the Taliban to protect us.
So, from the very bones of the story, the movie fails. Add in a tell-and-don’t-show approach to characterization, and horrendous dialogue, and this film was doomed before it got off the printed page. I really wanted to like this film, but I just couldn’t.
So, let’s go back to the tell-and-don’t-show approach to the characters. Instead of seeing and experiencing anything, we’re told what such-and-such is all about. It’s an incredibly boring and lazy style of writing. Look at he scene where the principal characters all sit around and tell stories while they have a drink. But that’s the thing: They shouldn’t be telling us anything. Everything that is told to us as if we’re a classroom of elementary school students instead of adults who can put two and two together, should be revealed through each character’s dialogue and actions. But that would require some actual writing. This movie seems like it simply filmed the first draft of the screenplay. And then there’s the dialogue itself. “I’ve already killed one family; I won’t kill another.” Who wrote this? A high school kid who thought he was being deep? Flagg refers to the love of his life as the girl he “was sleeping with.” Serious? You’re risking your life to save some broad you’re banging? And then after two hours of watching Harley pine for Joker and reject the rest of the members of her “squad”, she’s finally given the chance to be with the Joker and live happily ever after. Well, despite everything we’ve seen for the past two hours alluding to the fact that that is exactly what she wants, she rejects that for “her friends.” She’s never shown any sort of friendship so far in this movie. But, dialogue.
It’s typical fill-in-the-blank writing. So, Harley didn’t show any love for her “friends” but did for Joker. And then chose her “friends” over the Joker. So, I guess it’s up to the audience to “fill in the blank” and decide what Harley’s change of heart was all about? It shouldn’t be the audience’s responsibility to do the writer’s job.
The characters themselves were boring and uninteresting. Despite wasting the first 20 or so minutes on the film trying to make us love the psychotic Harley Quinn and mass murdering Deadshot, I didn’t care. I just couldn’t care for anyone or anything happening. It was like there was an invisible barrier between me and the screen. I just couldn’t get into the movie. And since no one other than Harley, Deadshot, and Flagg got a pointless backstory introduction, the audience feels, subconsciously, that these are the characters that will carry the story. They don’t. The only character that was even remotely interesting was Katana. And despite a few flashes here and there of decent martial arts and kenjutsu action, the character is wasted.
And speaking of wasted characters, let’s talk Joker. Jared Leto was upset how much of the Joker was cut from the film. If you can cut such a big name and charismatic character down to the point where the actor playing him complains, and still get away with a finished film, the problems with the script become apparent. Joker was wasted in this film. You cut him out entirely, the overall story doesn’t change. So, why include him in the first place? Because shared universe…maybe? Or something? I don’t know. And neither do the filmmakers.
And while I know almost everyone on the planet–including those who despise the movie–praise Margot Robbie’s Harley, I found her shtick getting old rather quickly. And then to top that off, she reneges on her established motive, thus making her a totally pointless character.
And, before we move on from the topic of bad characterization, what was with Amanda Waller (a good guy…I guess?) executing FBI agents? I feel like I missed the most important scene in the movie–the one that shows something that makes the entire movie make sense. But then again, Amanda Waller doesn’t make good choices. She has a folder, inside of which is a list of the upcoming DCEU characters: Aquaman, Flash, Cyborg, etc. She actually has dinner with Batman. But she puts the world’s fate in the hands of Diablo, Boomerang, Harley Quinn and Deadshot. It’s like calling the police because of a problem, and then scouring death row for the people who will actually solve this problem. Yeah, I’m confused too.
But let’s go to the ending. Because the ending shows us one thing: That the Suicide Squad’s involvement in all of this was totally pointless. Simple bombs end up saving the day. Bombs. Man made, average, everyday bombs. Satchel charges. Any idiot in a uniform can detonate a bomb. So, why let out a bunch of mass murderers to save the world, if saving the world only involves setting off satchel charges? I mean, why not call the Air Force in, have them drop a couple of bombs, and send a guaranteed-to-be-disappointed-audience-anyway home early? One phone call to the Pentagon, and the ENTIRE MOVIE is UNNECESSARY. But, DC.
In the end, this movie was a total disaster.
Summertime 2016 has not been very kind to DC Comics-based personalities looking to shine consistently like their big screen Marvel Comics counterparts. Following the super-sized dud that was _Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice_ released a few months ago must really put some major pressure on Warner Bros. to gamble on ensuring that the presence of **Suicide Squad** does not meet the same kind of indifferent reception. Well, it turns out that although the anticipation was high for writer-director David Ayer’s supervillain saga involving high-powered imprisoned rogues recruited as U.S. governmental operatives out to stop other skillful baddies (as it was for Zack Ryder’s aforementioned “Dawn of Justice”) the concoction of **Suicide Squad** feels like a colorful mishmash of collective misfits laboriously taking up space in a disjointed eye candy-coated spectacle that never manages to match its intended sizzle.
One would think that the premise for **Suicide Squad** would tap into the intriguing naughtiness with more robust gumption given the collection of super-powered oddballs asked to be immediate anti-heroes in this toothless jamboree of renegade rejects. Strangely, the grim and brooding presentation of **Suicide Squad** is more of an erratic downer than a hyperactive high-wire act as intended at the creative hands of Ayer. There is no reason why this lively group of adventurous agitators should appear so flat and inconsequential in a boisterous blockbuster that sporadically limps.
Given the twisted members that comprise this elite team of terrorizing tools it is very disappointing to see how **Suicide Squad** struggles with its so-called subversive themes. Sadly, this splattered mess never firmly grasps its bid for distinctive irreverence or off-balance exploitation. Instead, **Squad** feels strained in its execution and we are never really invested in entirely watching these treasured troublemakers find redemption because the story is soggy and uninspired. Furthermore, not all of the **Squad** participants are fleshed out satisfyingly for us to get behind with thirsty cynicism. The headlining leads in Will Smith’s Floyd Lawton/Deadshot, Oscar-winner Jared Leto’s green-haired Joker and Australian beauty Margot Robbie’s Harleen Quinzel/Harley Quinn get the meaty standout parts while the lesser known supporting cast get stuck with chewing on the thankless remaining bone while seemingly acting as background furniture to the bigger names.
Naturally, desperation has set in for the U.S. government as they need to safeguard national security against advanced sinister forces that threaten the fiber of American self-interests everywhere. What better way to hire gifted protection than to consider employing the world’s most incarcerated corruptible, cutthroat cretins to perform the dirty work in unforgivable mission ops that require death-defying determination. Enter U.S. Intelligence agent Amanda Waller (Oscar nominee Viola Davis). Waller’s duties are to assemble the ragtag team known as the Suicide Squad–ominous (yet talented) jailbirds tapped to step in and assume superhero status (especially when the real superheroes are tied up in other crime-stopping affairs) while helping out for the greater good of our vulnerable society. In exchange for the Suicide Squad’s sacrifice in turning from hell-bent heels to reluctant heralded heroes they are promised commuted prison sentences should they effectively defend and destroy the deadly foes out to promote heavy-handed havoc across the board.
Conveniently, bureaucratic bigwig Waller (through voiceover) introduces the Suicide Squad and describes what beneficial assets they bring to the turbulent table. Among the naughty notables include the well-known ace sniper Floyd Lawton/Deadshot as well as legendary lethal joy-boy Joker and his better (or perhaps worst half) in girlfriend Harley Quinn. The other toxic tag-a-longs along for the thrill ride of becoming rebellious rescuers include George Harkness/Boomerang (Jai Courtney), Chato Santana/El Diablo (Jay Hernandez), Waylon Jones/Killer Croc (Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje), Tatsu Yamashiro/Katana, Enchantress (Cara Delevingne) and Rick Flag (Joel Kinnaman).
Overall, **Suicide Squad** is surprisingly depressing and goes through the proverbial motions without so much as taking advantage of its surrealistic makeup. The movie never realizes its excitable potential and drifts into yet another superhero yarn that is more patchy than pronounced. Smith’s Deadshot is out in the forefront but for the most part feels restrained and not as spry and savvy as one would imagine. Leto’s Joker obviously pales in comparison to the brilliant and mesmerizing psychotic take on the role that earned the late Heath Ledger his posthumous Oscar statuette. In all fairness, nobody could inhabit the Clown Prince of Crime as Ledger uncannily did with committed concentration. Still, Leto’s Joker–although viciously off-balance–felt recycled and furiously empty at times. Robbie’s turn as Joker’s misguided main squeeze merely comes off as a bratty Barbie Doll with synthetic edginess. The other **Squad** participants settle for the back burner more or less which is a crying shame because they should have been more engaged than the tepid material allowed them to be initially.
Woefully sketchy and missing the fueled opulence that one would expect emerging from this cockeyed costume caper **Suicide Squad** is a detonating dud for the missing explosive DC Comics movie brand that needs to step up the pace if they expect to make a consistent and challenging impression on the devoted fanboys at the box office looking to move beyond the sardonic fantasy-based realm of another redundant serving of a _Batman/Superman_ entry.
**Suicide Squad** (2016)
2 hrs. 3 mins.
Starring: Will Smith, Jared Leto, Margo Robbie, Viola Davis, Joel Kinnaman, Jay Hernandez, Jai Courtney, Scott Eastwood, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Ike Barinholtz, Common, Cara Delevinge, Karen Fukuhara, Adam Beach
Directed and Written by: David Ayer
MPPA Rating: PG-13
Genre: Superheroes Saga/Action & Adventure/Comic Book Fantasy
Critic’s rating: ** stars (out of 4 stars)
(c) **Frank Ochieng** (2016)
Truly not good at all.
Great cast and a big budget couldn’t save this from being an inevitable flop by critics. There was just no substance to the story. Cringe-worthy moments. Basically you watch a whole bunch of villain misfits walking down the street having moments with each other while on their little silly quest that brought them somehow together. Nice try DC.
An overly hyped film and a very unfortunate disappointment
Suicide Squad was a disappointment to me. May be I got hooked on the hype or was expecting too much from WB. This movie had a great concept that we saw on the small screen, both TV series and animated. For some reason, those formats did it better than this theatrical release.
This movie suffered from all fronts, poor writing which is the number one problem for me. The story was just all over the place with such in coherency, it’s visible at every point. Not enough time was spent in developing these characters for their introduction to the big stage. Poor dialogue was another major problem which is just so stupid at some points.
But Suicide Squad still could have been saved with the main plot and a great villain. Sadly that too was a major problem. The main plot didn’t make sense because the movie itself went in so many directions that none of it could have come together and gel.The villain was a total failure. Nothing about this person was intriguing and just falls so flat. Story and main purpose was so awful for a big summer blockbuster.
This movie probably only had about two things going for it. Majority of the casting was great including Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Viola Davis, Jared Leto, and Jai Courtney. Yes Jai Courtney, I’m shocked too. I really think his role should have been expanded. Notable miscast would be Joel Kinnaman and Cara Delevingne. Joel Kinnaman portrayal of Rick Flag was out of touch of what that character should be and for Enchantress, someone, more older with more acting depth should have been chosen over Cara Delevingne.
The other thing would be, through and through it’s a much better movie than Batman V Superman. I know that’s not really helping but still. A weak six stars and a onetime watch.
Original Language en
Runtime 2 hr 3 min (123 min), 2 hr 14 min (134 min) (Extended Cut)
Genre Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Director David Ayer
Writer David Ayer
Actors Will Smith, Jaime FitzSimons, Ike Barinholtz, Margot Robbie
Awards Won 1 Oscar. Another 16 wins & 40 nominations.
Production Company Atlas Entertainment, DC Entertainment, Warner Bros. Pictures
Sound Mix DTS (DTS: X), Dolby Digital, Dolby Atmos, DTS
Aspect Ratio 2.39 : 1
Camera Arriflex 435 ES, Panavision G-Series Lenses, Panavision Panaflex Millennium XL2, Panavision E- and G-Series Lenses, Phantom Flex4K, Panavision G-Series Lenses
Film Length N/A
Negative Format 35 mm (Kodak Vision3 500T 5219)
Cinematographic Process Digital Intermediate (2K) (master format), Dolby Vision, Panavision (anamorphic) (source format)
Printed Film Format 35 mm (Kodak Vision 2383), D-Cinema (also 3-D version)