A nasty little found footage movie that plays around with the voyeuristic nature of found footage films a bit. The film doesn't really pick up until the 3rd act, once all the plot points start falling into place, but it has some great horror imagery in it, including a haunted phone dispatch board that's incredibly scary.
An utterly lurid, mirthless and dour piece of filmmaking, SUICIDE SQUAD trades on the promise of ultra-violence and villainy when all it delivers is some vague attempts at humor and the standard slow motion mook shooting you can expect from your average tentpole action film nowadays.
By all accounts, SQUAD is a film made to serve two masters: on one side the director, David Ayers, who wanted to create a dark and gritty violent spectacle, and the other side, Warner…
As stunning-but-lifeless as the corpse of a pageant queen, SW&TH attempts to add some edge to a classic fairy tale. Unfortunately, everyone involved in the creation of the film seemed to mistake sex and violence for maturity, and even in doing so wholeheartedly failed at one half of that equation, creating a relatively sexless (but fun) fantasy romp.
The idea of turning Snow White into a low fantasy seems to make sense, what with the world currently in the thrall…