Welcome to this week’s installment of Let’s Talk where we will be discussing the new movie “Suicide Squad.” This is the third film in DC’s attempt to close the gap on Marvel in the “having a successful interconnected, overarching comic book movie universe” department. The first two movies, “Man of Steel” and “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” were met with lukewarm, at best, reviews, but fared a little better with audiences.
“Suicide Squad” follows a team of mega criminals who are supported by the United State government (and no, I don’t mean Congress) and have been tasked to save the country from other villains. It’s like the Avengers, only if everyone was super damaged and a murderer. If your comic book fan is super excited about this movie, maybe you have committed to seeing the movie too. If so, you will probably want to read some brief descriptions of the villains that are in this movie, either on the team or fighting against them: