A Fun Mess: A Suicide Squad Review

Well to get to the point, no matter what the critics are saying about this film DC is definitely heading in the right direction. For one thing this movie got me into a theatre instead of relegating it to ‘I’ll catch it on demand’ like I did for “Man of Steel” and “BvS”. Secondly, when I was done watching the movie I wasn’t thinking ‘What the hell did I just watch?’. Rather it felt like I’d go see it again. A lot of my positive reaction  had to do with the tone and the characters. Gone were the brooding, heartless monsters (except for Amanda Waller, but then that’s the point of her character) and instead we got people with weird powers in weird situations. In all was a fun summer popcorn film so if you’re looking for that definitely give it a watch. For the spoiler part of this review keep on reading.

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Who You Gonna Call?

gbintlpstrLet’s face Ghostbusters is more than an just another 80’s movie to a lot of us. Much in the same way Transformers and G.I. Joe were not just cartoons. They had meaning and helped shape us in many ways. Naturally, when we hear a beloved franchise being rebooted, we grow concerned. Some freak out, but I believe most of us have the clarity not to judge before seeing this new take. With Ghostbusters, I was concerned. Not because stars were all female but because I wanted to see Ghostbusters anew with the feel and love that the original had. I reserved judgment until I saw it over the weekend. Keep reading for my take on this reboot. Continue reading