DR #44: Suicide Squads Suicide

Dear Reader,

Suicide Squad didn’t do so well, did it?

Which is actually really disappointing. I don’t mind telling you I had high hopes for this movie. From the trailers and premise I was hoping that this was going to be DC’s Guardians of the Galaxy. And after Dong of Justice, DC sorely needed a Guardians of the Galaxy. Something genuinely fun to turn their tone around and get them back on track. […]

DR #32: How and Why Superhero Teams Work, Pt 1

Dear Reader, So, of the nine superhero movies that Google says came out/are coming out this year—assuming you count Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, which you might as well—only three are NOT team movies. Even the two that were direct sequels to a solo movie (Civil War and Dawn of Justice) were at least as much[…]