What is it these days, that every person in the entertainment industry feels like they need to put their two cents on every issue not pertaining to their profession? When did it become acceptable to just let them prattle around about the topics they know nothing about on the basis of their face recognition? And why does it seem that half of those clowns are more bent on activism than acting these days?
Ponder this for a moment: When your car breaks down you won’t listen to what an actor playing a mechanic has to say on the matter, you’ll take the car to the real mechanic. So why is it that it somehow matters what a certain actor has to say about climate change or immigration?
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Let it be said right here, that there might, will, and are some spoilers ahead, so you will read further at your own peril.
When I went to the cinema to see Suicide Squad I did so for two reasons. One was, that the first trailer got my immediate attention and I wanted to see the film, and the second was that I had to prove all the critics wrong. To begin, let’s just say that if you are in need of a mindless summer entertainment, where you just watch the spectacle without thinking about it, it’s a fine choice. But then again, I’m writing this because I like films to be built on sound logic and coherence, which Suicide Squad lacks in abundance.
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