Warner Bros Just Don’t Get It…Suicide Squad Edition

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Apparently executives at Warner Bros/DC Films don’t understand that people don’t want murky, unheroic super beings–be they heroes or in this instance, villains.

I mention it because reviews have begun to come in for David Ayer’s Suicide Squad, and they’re notverygood.

To be fair, they’re mixed so some that aren’t as bad, such as (on Rotten Tomatoes there are a whole bunch of positive reviews in Spanish–as in reviews directed at a Latino audience– I’m not saying that that means anything in and of itself, but it is curious) this one, though even the review I sited as relatively positive spends an inordinate amount of time dealing with what the reviewer didn’t particularly like.

So I am getting a very Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice vibe from what I have seen from Suicide Squad so far (which I intend to catch this weekend).

So following that model it shouldn’t…

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