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Siskoid

Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn), or as the WB, in panic mode, now wants to rename to Harley Quinn: Birds of Prey, is a hell of a lot of fun. And since the WB screwed up the marketing, let me do it for them. This is essentially DC's Deadpool 2. You have a fun anti-hero who narrates the action and it's definitely HER story, and various other characters joining in on the fun (the way X-Force did in DP2), so it might have worked better, in terms of selling the movie, if it were a pure Harley movie that backdoored the Birds of Prey. Not to say they don't play a big part (except Huntress who is a bit of a mysterioso throughout, cute take, but it's really not her movie), because it really does play as an ensemble film where various characters converge through the convolutions towards the climax (I think whoever compared it to a Guy Ritchie crime movie had it right). Ewan McGregor makes Black Mask a fun mercurial and pathologically narcissistic villain, and I kinda dig his loathsome right-hand Zsasz too. I'm not sure the movie makes the Birds of Prey themselves a viable IP, though Rosie Perez as Renée Montoya is pretty great and I'd be interested in seeing where they think their version of Cassandra Cain would go (more Black Bat or Orphan than Batgirl, I imagine). But as a Harley Quinn movie, big love, guys. The roller-skate action alone! Fun soundtrack too.
1 month 2 weeks ago
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Joker of Gotham

I'm not that guy that demands that every comic book movie, or tv show has to be 100% truthful to the source material.

I was very happy they got a lot of inspiration from The New 52 and the Rebirth and current run of Harley Quinn in the comics. It is always cool to see they also care about the people that read the comics.

The Harley Quinn self titled book it's one of the best DC books going today and from the past 10 years.

And this is basicaly a Harley solo movie with a supporting cast, where everybody shined but not as bright as Margot Robie, that once again steals the movie.

I hope it does well enough to get a sequel or spin-off where we can see the actual Birds of Prey, and more of these characthers.
1 month 3 weeks ago
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Yazeed

Fun at some parts. Margot was FABULOUS!
1 month 3 weeks ago
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MemphisRyder

It's okay. Bunch of misfits turned heroes movie, but with girls. The feminist tone is also a tad heavy-handed, but I don't really care as long as the story's good. It's not a bad story, I'll give it that much.
1 month 2 weeks ago
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Pauljt1980

Actually not bad at all, was really good. Robbie and Macgregor were very good.
1 month 3 weeks ago
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KinderBenno

the fight scenes in several parts just doesn't work out.
montoya and cain didn't have to be there- you can literally remove them out of the equation
I love the casting for huntress and especially canary but omfg do I DESPISE her finale costume- give me my fishnets and leather jacket!
I can't wait to watch it again tho
7/10
1 week 6 days ago
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satisfythecrave

spoiler
1 month 2 weeks ago
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selcukgucer

lovely Harley Quinn scenes stitched together in order create an ugly quilt int the form of a movie.
1 week 2 days ago
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Marko1975

Complete rubbish.
1 month 2 weeks ago
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