probably plays better if your mind isn't mournfully playing "jessica only child illinois chicago" on a loop (my campaign to get my family to make good film choices failed spectacularly)
good lorne balfe score!
Wonder Woman is empowerment cinema for girls who looked forward to PE, have colour-coded planners, and have never cried in public. Good for them! But Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) is my empowerment fantasy cinema. Sometimes a girl just wants to be deranged.
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This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
imagine having to go up to a harry potter fan from 2008 and explain some of this shit to them.
"so," you'd say, voice breaking, "here's the thing. dumbledore's secret brother, who is at least 20 years younger than dumbledore, was in a relationship with voldemort's snake."
"wait, so aberforth fucks goats and this new one fucks snakes?" they'd say, laughing with the blissful ignorance of not yet thinking this is real.
"well, she's sort of human."
"oh, like an…