The Story Monster Podcast – Episode 07, The Suicide Squad (2021) Review feat. PHILmoore

This movie was one hell of a ride and not in a good way. I don’t know what the writers and James Gunn are smoking, but I need them to stop….and share. The Suicide Squad is a diet reboot of its predecessor from 2016. Oh how I tried to forget that one. Although the story sucked, there are many laughs to be had.

Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie), Bloodsport (Idris Alba), and Peacemaker (John Cena) are the standouts. Cena’s acting has improved, his timing and delivery were spot on. Harley was the same indestructible anti-hero. Bloodsport was Walmart Ironman and never ran out of ammo. The film is extremely gruesome, bizarre, and goofy as hell.

I commend Warner Bros. on doing something different and unconventional, but this was a little too out there. No one loves a movie that pushes the envelope more than me. However, this version of The Suicide Squad didn’t do enough narrative-wise to keep me interested. So I’m gonna have to give it a 5 out of 10.

The Story Monster Podcast – Episode 016: In Theaters October 2021 The Story Monster Podcast

We've covered all the content that will be streaming on TV. In this episode, I talk about the movies coming exclusively to theaters. Some will also be available on HBO max and video on-demand. What movies do you plan on seeing?  Thank you for listening. Please comment, share, and subscribe where you listen to podcasts. Sounds & images are property of TheStoryMonster.com, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. — This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thestorymonster/support
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