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The Suicide Squad: Social Media Reactions Say Its DC’s Newest Hit

Halfway through in July and we are just a few weeks away from the theatrical/streaming release of James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad. While the first movie wasn’t exactly a big hit with critics, Gunn’s style of action, humor, heart, and violent gore managed to win them over! The first social media reactions for the upcoming soft reboot/sequel made their on Twitter last night! No spoilers obviously but right down below you can see what each critic has to say.

The Suicide Squad Reactions

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Erik Davis- Fandango

Brandon Davis- Comicbook.com

Fico- CineXpress

Steven Weintraub- Collider.com

Gabriela- FilmPosers

Ian Sandwell- Digital Spy

Kara Warner- People Magazine

Eric Goldman- Fandom

Germain Laussier- Gizmodo

Dorian Parks- Geeks of Color

Drew Taylor- The Playlist

Plot Synopsis:

In The Suicide Squad, welcome to hell — a.k.a. Belle Reve, the prison with the highest mortality rate in the US of A. Where the worst Super-Villains are kept and where they will do anything to get out — even join the super-secret, super-shady Task Force X. Today’s do-or-die assignment? Assemble a collection of cons, including Bloodsport, Peacemaker, Captain Boomerang, Ratcatcher 2, Savant, King Shark, Blackguard, Javelin, and everyone’s favorite psycho, Harley Quinn. Then arm them heavily and drop them (literally) on the remote, enemy-infused island of Corto Maltese.

This massive ensemble cast stars Viola Davis, Margot Robbie, Idris Elba, Jai Courtney, Sylvester Stallone as the voice of King Shark, John Cena, Joel Kinnaman, Peter Capaldi, David Dastmalchian, Daniela Melchior, Michael Rooker, Alice Braga, Pete Davidson, Nathan Fillion, Sean Gunn, Flula Borg, and Mayling Ng. The Suicide Squad hits theaters and on HBO Max on August 6th, with select theaters hosting early screenings a day prior.

Tell us in the comments below if you’re excited for the movie! Which member of the team is your favorite?
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Written by Devin Colson

I’m a huge geek when it comes to things like Marvel/DC, Star Wars, anime, etc. Bit of a movie buff. Disney kid at heart.