On Aug. 5, the newest DC Extended Universe film Suicide Squad was released into theaters. Despite the negative reviews it has been receiving, the movie has been performing greatly at the box office.Suicide Squad had the biggest August opening ever by making over an estimated $135 million, beating Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy at $94 million. 

Suicide Squad, based on the comic of the same name, is about a group of DC villains who are forced to come together to fight a threat that the ordinary U.S. government can not fight on its own. While the movie was action packed, the characters were underdeveloped and the plot was not right chronologically.

Certain scenes felt like they belonged in a different part of the movie instead of where they were actually placed.

The Plot

One problem with the movie is probably that the Enchantress was the villain. The trailers set it up to have audience members believe that The Enchantress would be apart of the Suicide Squad and help stop the necessary evil. Revealing that Enchantress and her brother were actually the villains makes the plot less interesting and confuses the story. The Suicide Squad was assembled before Enchantress went rogue. Enchantress should have gone rogue first, and then, Amanda Waller should have assembled the squad. It would have made much more sense and would probably be a more compelling story. 

The Joker's plot in the movie was unnecessary. Although Joker is an important part of Harley Quinn's origin, there was no need for him when they were not showing Harley Quinn's origin.

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Joker had no purpose in the present timeline, it seemed as though he was there to fill time in the movie.

The audience should have seen the change in character that caused Enchantress to go mad. There should have been scenes where Enchantress was terrifying humans because they were not worshiping her. Enchantress had no motivation for threatening to destroy the world. She said she was going to build a machine to destroy human beings because human beings worship machines more than her, but there is no real machine ever seen in the movie. She uses her magic to create bodyguards for her brother and her. We also never see how Waller is able to escape from wherever she was trapped after the Enchantress was defeated. She seemingly pops up out of nowhere and goes back to her life as if nothing has changed.

The Characters

Director David Ayer perfectly chose which characters should be a part of the movie and which actors could best represent those characters. The problem though was that not every character was well-developed or even had a purpose.

Of course, Deadshot (Will Smith), Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie), El Diablo (Jay Hernandez), and Waller (Viola Davis) were well-represented. But characters, like Killer Croc (Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje), Katana (Karen Fukuhara), Slipknot (Adam Beach) and Boomerang (Jai Courtney) barely had any lines or purpose in the film.  The movie never really focused on those characters, just the big stars.

Some character interactions worked better than others within the movie. Rick Flagg (Joel Kinnamen), and Dr. June Moon/Enchantress (Cara Delevingne) had no chemistry making their relationship feeling forced. Throughout the movie, Waller was shown as the bad-ass who was always shown that she was in control. Even when captured by the Enchantress, she showed no fear. She was able to show control over Flagg at all times making her one of the best parts of the movie.

Although this movie was supposed to be about the Suicide Squad, both Batman (Ben Affleck) and The Flash (Ezra Miller) make cameos showing how the prisoners ended up in Belle Reeve and how they were forced to join the Squad in the first place. Batman cameos twice in the movie and is not portrayed the same killer he was in Batman V. Superman. The rating I would give this movie is a six of 10. It is not as bad as the critics say it was.