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Fanbyte Morning News March 19, 2020

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You Love To See It 16: Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)

This week, our hosts actually went out and saw a somewhat recent movie in theaters, for a change! It’s time to talk about Birds of Prey — a Harley Quinn vehicle with a splash of other DC Comics characters in the mix. The film is a joyful, messy ride, and…

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Birds of Prey Review: Junk Food Cinema at Its Best

Cathy Yan’s Birds of Prey is, like the bodega breakfast sandwich at its emotional center, junk food. It’s a corn dog. A funnel cake. A fried Oreo. It shares both its strengths (sweetness, texture, simplicity) and its weaknesses (insubstantial, unimaginative, undercooked) with the kind of fairground fodder that leaves your…

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DC Excels When it Puts People Above a Universe

When I sat down to watch Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn), one of my hopes was that, among all the crime-related antics of Harley Quinn, the formation of a new supergroup, and the blessing that was the absence of Jared Leto’s Joker, there would…

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