You are here

Suicide Squad movie review 2016

Will Smith, Jared Leto, Margot Robbie
August 04
2016
By Lehren

Suicide Squad

Criminals Turn Super Heroes

The national security of the United States and the world in general is under threat from metahuman earthlings. Much like aliens trying to take over the world, a wicked witch and her brother lead an army of faceless un-humans. Tough Amanda Waller who heads a covert government agency has the right counter for it: she puts together an army of her own sourced from the most lethal elements serving time in a high security jail.

Deadshot, the assassin on hire who never misses, Joker’s hardened girlfriend Harley Quinn, human pyrokinetic Diablo and other super skilled criminals come together for a mission that will give them clemency, that’s if they survive. While they’re at it, Col Rick Flag leading the team, has a device that can blow up any of them if they step out of line. Flag has a personal interest in the assignment: the witch resides in the body of DrMoone, the love of his life.

Thus,director DavidAyer attaches a mushy tale to the main players. Harley wants to be reunited with Joker, when they’re together, their loins are on fire. Deadshot Floyd can’t wait to play a regular dad to his little daughter. Diablo is punishing himself for using his pyro powers on his own loved ones.

By the end of the first encounter with the witch’s army, the super criminals have bonded enough to seem like super heroes saving the world. That’s if you can overlook the initial introduction where each one of them was presented as a dangerous menace to society. If they’re our super heroes, God save the world indeed.

While the witch snarls and all the destruction comes straight out of the last disaster sci-fi you’ve seen, two actors with well-rounded roles make it immensely watchable. Will Smith as Deadshot the killer who has variety and the best lines and Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn, keep you well amused and even seem vulnerable, letting you forget who they really are. Until Harley throws the reminder: normal is a setting on the dryer, we aren’t normal. Joker with DAMAGED tattooed on his forehead has little to do but there’s a promise that he’ll be back the next time around.

For a film that’ll appeal mainly to DC fans, Suicide Squad gets a 3 star rating.

Collateral Beauty Movie Review 2016
15 Dec,2016

Collateral Beauty is a 2016 American drama film directed by David Frankel and written by Allan Loeb. Film stars an ensemble cast of Will Smith, Kate Winslet, Keira Knightley as main. The storyline follows a man who loses his daughter and copes by writing letters to time, death and love

Rogue One
15 Dec,2016

Rogue One, is a 2016 American epic space opera film directed by Gareth Edwards and written by Chris Weitz and Tony Gilroy, from a story by John Knoll and Gary Whitta.

La La Land Movie Review
12 Dec,2016

La La Land is a 2016 American romantic musical comedy-drama film written and directed by Damien Chazelle and starring Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, John Legend and Rosemarie DeWitt.

Office Christmas Party Review 2016
09 Dec,2016

Office Christmas Party is 2016 American Christmas comedy film directed by Josh Gordon & Will Speck and written by Justin Malen and Laura Solon, based on a story by Jon Lucas and Scott Moore. The film stars Jason Bateman, Olivia Munn, T. J. Miller, Jillian Bell, Courtney B. Vance, Kate McKinnon, Randall Park and Jennifer Aniston

Mark Wahlberg
08 Dec,2016

Deepwater Horizon is a 2016 American biopic disaster film directed by Peter Berg, written by Matthew Sand and Matthew Michael Carnahan, and starring an ensemble cast including Mark Wahlberg, Kurt Russell, John Malkovich, Gina Rodriguez, Dylan O'Brien and Kate Hudson. It is based on the 2010 Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

Kate Beckinsale, Theo James
01 Dec,2016

Underworld: Blood Wars is a 2016 action horror film directed by Anna Foerster and written by Cory Goodman. It is the fifth installment in the Underworld franchise and the sequel to 2012 film Underworld: Awakening, with Kate Beckinsale reprising her role as Selene

Moana
01 Dec,2016

Moana is a 2016 American 3D computer-animated fantasy adventure film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures.

Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner
23 Nov,2016

Arrival is a 2016 American science fiction film directed by Denis Villeneuve and written by Eric Heisserer, based on the short story "Story of Your Life"

Allied 2016 Review
23 Nov,2016

Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard are letter-perfect, not only looking the period but also generating a warm, vivid onscreen chemistry. Check out the review of Brad Pitt's new film, Allied before you step in the cinema hall

Fantastic Beasts 2016 Review
18 Nov,2016

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them review is just in and hold your breath because J.K Rowling is back to take us on another magical journey.

Naomi Watts, Jacob Tremblay, Charlie Heaton
16 Nov,2016

Shut In is a 2016 thriller film,starring Naomi Watts, Oliver Platt, Charlie Heaton, Jacob Tremblay, David Cubitt, and Clémentine Poidatz.

Trolls 2016 Review
04 Nov,2016

Group of Trolls is captured by the most malevolent Bergen, Chef. The upbeat Troll princess Poppy with Branch embarks on a rescue mission to the Bergens’ kingdom.Check out the review of the Trolls where Anna Kendrick and Justi Timberlake have given their voice

Benedict Cumberbatch, Rachel McAdams
03 Nov,2016

Doctor Strange is a 2016 American superhero film featuring the Marvel Comics character of the same name, produced by Marvel Studios.

Jack Reacher
20 Oct,2016

Jack Reacher: Never Go Back is a 2016 American action thriller film directed by Edward Zwick, A sequel to 2012 film Jack Reacher, the film stars Tom Cruise and many others.

Tom Hanks, Felicity Jones
13 Oct,2016

Tom Hanks is back with his 'Da Vinci Code' director Ron Howard for another round of European adventures in this action thriller Inferno based on the novel by Dan Brown.

Animated Movie
16 Sep,2016

The Wild Life is a 2016 Belgian-French 3D computer-animated adventure comedy film directed by Vincent Kesteloot and Ben Stassen and written by Lee Christopher, Domonic Paris and Graham Weldon.

Blake Lively
15 Sep,2016

The Shallows is a 2016 American survival horror thriller film directed by Jaume Collet-Serra, written by Anthony Jaswinski and starring Blake Lively.

Michael Fassbender, Alicia Vikander
15 Sep,2016

The Light Between Oceans is a 2016 romantic period drama film written and directed by Derek Cianfrance. The film stars Michael Fassbender, Alicia Vikander, Rachel Weisz, Bryan Brown and Jack Thompson.

Jackie Chan, Fan Bingbing
01 Sep,2016

Skiptrace is a 2016 Hong Kong-Chinese-American action comedy film directed by Renny Harlin, produced by, starring and based on a story by Jackie Chan. The film co-stars Chinese actress Fan Bingbing.

Jane Levy, Dylan Minnette
30 Aug,2016

Don't Breathe is a 2016 American horror film directed by Fede Alvarez and written by Alvarez and Rodo Sayagues. The film stars Jane Levy, Dylan Minnette, Daniel Zovatto and Stephen Lang.

Pages