Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)

Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) ★½

BOP’s idea of women empowerment is having women characters win fist fights against men every time, rather than, you know, actually writing well rounded characters. These matchups got so absurd at one point that a 45 year old woman wins a fight against two 250 pound beefcakes. When you make LITERALLY every woman win every fight against every man it just makes the audience not take it seriously, undermining the point of them winning in the first place. They don’t even win because of smarts, they just are all physically stronger...??

Also, make sure that the women are wearing makeup in every scene, even right after they do an intense battle! You can’t be empowered without looking good for the male audience!!! 

Speaking of characters, I hated all of them besides the crossbow girl, who only had like 10 lines in the whole movie. The villain was horrible. Worst casting I’ve ever seen, paired with bad dialogue of course. And Ewan McGregor is usually good…

The only redeeming qualities are the somewhat well choreographed action, and idk the camera was in focus.

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