‘The Suicide Squad’ Review Roundup: Critics Praise James Gunn’s Film as One of DC Comics’ Best

‘The Suicide Squad’ Review Roundup: Critics Praise James Gunn’s Film as One of DC Comics’ Best
Five years after David Ayers’ “Suicide Squad” was met with lackluster reviews, “Guardians of the Galaxy” director James Gunn took another stab at the DC Comics story, using several of the same characters and lots of new faces in what’s not quite a reboot and not quite a sequel.

While the film doesn’t hit theaters until Aug. 6, the first batch of reviews are in, and they’re overwhelmingly positive.

Read some highlights of what critics are saying below:

Variety’s Owen Gleiberman:

“‘The Suicide Squad’ gets it right, honing that rogue attitude to a much sleeker edge of outrage. It’s a team-of-scruffy-cutthroats origin story that feels honestly dunked in the grunge underworld, and shot for shot it’s made with a slicing ingenuity that honors the genre of ‘The Dirty Dozen’. In this movie, which he wrote and directed, the mind of James Gunn comes off
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