Suicide Squad – Critics vs. Fans

Suicide Squad is one of the summer’s most anticipated films.  With a very colorful, pop heavy marketing campaign, and the promise of an intriguing new spin on one of pop cultures most famous villains, people were wondering (hoping) that this would be the movie that would deliver the DC side of the superhero ship from the rocky waters that the last 2 attempts have left it in.  But now with a harsh shellacking by prominent movie critics and an equally loud fan base shouting back, this movie has garnered more controversy than I think Warner Bros. and DC Comics were hoping for.  So what is the final verdict? Is the movie really that bad?  Or were critics just being overly hard on another summer tent pole? (more…)