Talking Movies: The Suicide Squad

Released: 30 July 2021Director: James GunnDistributor: Warner Bros. PicturesBudget: $34 millionStars: Idris Elba, Margot Robbie, John Cena, Sylvester Stallone/Steve Agee, David Dastmalchian, Daniela Melchior, Joel Kinnaman, Peter Capaldi, and Viola Davis The Plot:After Colonel Rick Flag (Kinnaman) and Doctor Harleen Quinzel/Harley Quinn (Robbie) are captured and presumed killed during a mission into the war-torn nation … Continue reading Talking Movies: The Suicide Squad

Game Corner: Lego DC Super-Villains (Xbox One)

Released: October 2018Developer: Traveller’s TalesAlso Available For: PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and PC The Background:You’ve heard of Lego, right? Those little Danish plastic blocks that you can slot together to build all kinds of shit and make you wish you were dead when you step on them? Well, some time ago (around 2014), they started … Continue reading Game Corner: Lego DC Super-Villains (Xbox One)

Talking Movies: Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)

Released: February 2020Director: Cathy YanDistributor: Warner Bros. PicturesBudget: $82 to 100 millionStars: Margot Robbie, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Rosie Perez, Chris Messina, and Ewan McGregor The Plot:After separating from the Joker (Jared Leto), Harley Quinn (Robbie) struggles to carve her own legacy in Gotham City. When she incurs the wrath of the sadistic Roman … Continue reading Talking Movies: Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)

Game Corner: Injustice 2: Legendary Edition (Xbox One)

Given that Warner Brothers bought Midway back when they were forced to shut up shop, it should have been seen as inevitable that a videogame would be made that mashed together characters from the Mortal Kombat series with those of the DC Universe. Of course, Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe (Midway Games, 2008) was quite … Continue reading Game Corner: Injustice 2: Legendary Edition (Xbox One)