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Photo courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures Spoiler alert: If you do not want the fun to be spoiled, you’ll skip over this “Suicide Squad” review that has completely reasonable plot details. We’d rather the disappointment hit you in the theater. Before the days of “Batman v Superman’s” man-child angst-fest and Nolan’s gritty (and achingly human) trilogy, we had DC films …

Superhero formula Batman Spiderman Deadpool

On Valentine’s Day Weekend, a superhero broke the box office. A vulgar, one-liner swinging, fourth wall breaking, unicorn petting superhero broke it: Deadpool had the highest grossing first weekend of any R-rated movie in the U.S. How is it possible that a generally obscure character can create a film that succeeded when many others failed? …