Suicide Squad should’ve been a home run. A film starring a who’s who of DC Comics villains, including The Joker, Harley Quinn and Deadshot? Sounds like a blast. It should’ve wiped away the bad taste of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. Instead, it only exacerbated the problems surrounding the DC Extended Universe.
In his 2010 film The Other Guys, writer/director Adam McKay masked his disgust with the Great Recession and the financial industry in a Will Ferrell comedy. The end credits even came with nifty infographics explaining just how bad greed has gotten in the corporate world. The message didn’t take. Nobody
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There’s a scene in The Wolf of Wall Street, Martin Scorsese’s (Shutter Island, Casino, Goodfellas, Raging Bull, Taxi Driver, Mean Streets) latest film – his first since the underwhelming Hugo two years ago – where the central character, Jordan Belfort (Leonardo DiCaprio), falls into spastic fits at a country club