Enlarge / Don’t call it a reboot: Margot Robbie stars in James Gunn’s The Suicide SquadWarner Bros.
Fan enthusiasm has been high leading up to the premiere of The Suicide Squad, James “Don’t Call It a Reboot” Gunn’s band-of-misfit-supervillains homage to the classic 1967 film The Dirty Dozen (among many other influences). That enthusiasm was not misplaced. This tenth installment in the DCEU is a fast-paced, blood-soaked, wildly irreverent escapade that skillfully balances gore and goofiness, with equal amounts of irreverence and sincerity. Think The Boys pumped up on a steroids.
(Some spoilers below but no major reveals.)
As I’ve written previously, The Suicide Squad is not
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