Suicide Squad

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The first reviews for Suicide Squad, the much anticipated, David Ayer directed film are starting to come in—and boy, is it a rocky boat we’ve set foot in. Let’s back up for a moment: the film, which is set to release this Friday, has already started going into preview showings (and of course, the premiere in which the aforementioned Ayer said ‘f*ck Marvel‘). The film has been building interest and momentum, with opening weekend predictions setting the sales at around $115 million US. Wow. There is, however, potential that this proclamation of box office gang-busting could be ruined in the following week by bad reviews—something we’ve seen not too long ago. So… just how are the critics sizing up the Squad?  (more…)

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Pop quiz. Can you name all the members of the Suicide Squad? Unless you’re a die-hard comic book nerd, you probably can’t. Rick Flag, El Diablo, June Moon… who the deuce are these people? For general audiences, the names do not register, not at all. The only two really recognizable characters would be what, Joker and Harley Quinn? Think about that, think about your typical church-going grandma, that weird kid who hangs out at the bowling alley on Monday nights (he doesn’t go in, he just hangs outside), or that guy that changes your oil at Valvoline. These are regular everyday people that normally wouldn’t have a clue,  yet, according to the number’s they’re just as excited about seeing Suicide Squad as you are.  (more…)

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We’re just a week away from David Ayer‘s Suicide Squad hitting theaters screens in what is looking to be a blockbuster weekend for the Warner Bros. film. Hot off the SDCC 2016 Hall H panel, there doesn’t seem to be anything that can slow down this Suicide Squad Freight Train. There was an interesting difference between what was shown at Hall H and what we’ve seen on television so far and it all comes down to Harley Quinn’s (Margot Robbie) incredible shrinking Hot Pants. (more…)

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This time next week we’ll know whether Suicide Squad is the epic turn around that the DC Expanded Universe needs, or whether it’s another sign post in an ongoing disaster. We’re hoping for the former obviously, but Warner Bros. seems to be hedging their bets with news that Batman may not be the only superhero to appear in the film. Perhaps we’ve said too much already, so needless to say if you’re spoiler-phobic and this is information you don’t want to have, click away now. But, if your one of those people that can’t wait another seven days, scroll below to learn the possible truth.  (more…)

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If you’ve been following the upcoming Suicide Squad film, then you know there were a LOT of costume trails and errors to be had to come up with the perfect fit for one Harley Quinn. As we have seen, the ‘Daddy’s Little Monster’ baseball style tee and sequined daisy dukes, took the cake for the look they were trying to portray. Now, Warner Brothers has released behind-the-scenes footage that is over 9-minutes long and it reveals the classic jester costume! Costume designer, Kate Hawley had her own input for fans.  (more…)

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Sometimes the simplest disguises work the best; Henry Cavill has proven this before, and he’s gone and proven it again by taking to the floor at San Diego Comic-con, armed only with V for Vendetta-style Guy Fawkes’ mask (perhaps channeling his inner-anonymous). You think on of the major stars of Man of Steel, Batman v Superman and Justice League would at least turn a few heads—but nope, not for a moment. Not only did get Cavill get to spend time as a regular fan on the convention floor, he got to prank some of his DC Film Universe co-stars along the way—namely, those of the upcoming Suicide Squad. (more…)

SDCC:16 ‘Suicide Squad’ Gets Its Final Trailer

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Coming off the already exciting trailers for Wonder Women and Justice League (which looks so so good) Warner Bros rounded out their super hero flicks from Hall H with the final trailer for Suicide Squad. This movie has had the best editors and graphic artists. Every trailer, including this one, has been fun and clean.  Though with 2 weeks out until the premier, all the footage they’ve been releasing lately has been awfully telling, fearing that the best moments have already been shown in the trailers and TV spots. Much like the problem with Batman v Superman’s feverish marketing, no one should have to go into this movie and have a check list of moments and feel like they’ve seen the whole movie. So while this final trailer is fun as hell, maybe reserve from watching it if you want to go into the movie with some fresh blissful ignorance.  (more…)

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Warner Bros is working overtime promoting Suicide Squad. The anticipated film surrounding a bunch of antiheroes engaging in suicide missions on behalf of the government has been showcasing all the rogues we will get to see when the movie comes out next month. We’ve got to see pretty much every member of “Task Force X” in these extended promos including Rick Flagg and Amanda Waller.  Well, there’s one person missing, the Clown Prince of Crime, The Joker.  Fear not Joker fans, we got you covered. (more…)

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With less than a month before its release, everyone’s catching the fever for Warner Bros’ Suicide Squad film. Recently we have been flooded with very creative videos showing off each of the upcoming “heroes” as well as their abilities. As a result of the marketing, interest in this film is at an all time high. Box office tracking for the film is predicting a $125 million opening weekend, making it on track to have the biggest August opening ever, besting even Guardians of the Galaxy. Like Guardians of the Galaxy, Suicide Squad promises to be a very fun film where the rogues end of saving the day.

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In covering nerd news, we get a lot of information about our favorite upcoming films and TV shows from new trailers, interviews, and behind the scenes photos and videos, but that’s not the only way we get our insights. Sometimes, we get the most spoilery material from the oddest places, like toys. Sometimes, you’re at a show, you’re looking at a line-up of toys and collectibles, and you see something unexpected. For the upcoming line of Suicide Squad collectibles from Sideshow‘s Knightmare line, a particular figure was added that maybe a *SPOILER* for the upcoming DC Comics super-villain team-up movie. (more…)