Suicide Squad

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You’ve seen the trailers over and over for months. Worst. Heroes. Ever. A band of misfits is asked to go and save the world from certain danger in exchange for clemency. Harley Quinn! Deadshot! Killer Croc! The Joker! Looks like a lot of fun, right? Although Suicide Squad owes quite a bit of debt to films like Guardians of the Galaxy, Natural Born Killers, etc. it is definitely a departure from the paint-by-numbers superhero flick. So the excitement from potential audiences is definitely understandable. And after the disappointing trudge that was Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice, surely the folks
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Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

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What should audiences expect from a blockbuster superhero film? What should I (a big batman nerd) expect from a film promising an epic showdown between two of the most beloved comic book characters of all time? What should we (movie-going population as a whole) expect from a gigantic movie that’s main objective is setting up a larger shared universe to rival Marvel’s highly successful hit-machine? Those are questions that have many different answers, but for me it comes down to two questions, “Is Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice a good movie?” and “Was it entertaining?” Which the answers are
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Gone Girl

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Gone Girl was assuredly made for the entertainment of adult audiences everywhere. At its very core is that Hitcockcian spirit that seems to throw logic out the window and speed right past plot holes for pure movie-going pleasure. This type of film making only excels when in the hands of an expert though, and Gone Girl just happens to be made by one of the best auteurs working today – David Fincher. Fincher brings Gillian Flynn’s best selling novel about marital bliss gone awry to the big screen and wisely hired the author to adapt her own book into a
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