“The Suicide Squad”: One-Sentence Review

Director and writer James Gunn’s soft reboot of 2016’s Suicide Squad shoots from the hip—with a bazooka— as it avoids its predecessor’s pitfalls and amps up what worked to eleven.

10 out of 12 Tamales

“Suicide Squad”: One-Sentence Review

The pop art one sheets and the perfectly edited movie trailers, with their catchy, feel-good music, promised us the next great superhero (read antihero) movie; instead, what we got in Suicide Squad is a sophomoric, choppily edited disappointment, with its only redeeming quality being an outstanding performance from Margot Robbie’s Harley Quinn and Will Smith’s Deadshot.

6 out of 12 Tamales