* aka Harley Quinn: Birds of Prey, the title having been changed after a week in some sort of desperate hope that the poor opening was due to the title burying the lede rather than the studio opting to open an action movie in Febraury.
“Prey for Gotham”
Directed by Cathy Yan (Dead Pigs)
Starring Margot Robbie (The Legend of Tarzan), Mary Elizabeth Winstead (Gemini Man), Jurnee Smollett-Bell (Hands of Stone), Rosie Perez (Riding in Cars with Boys), Chris Messina (Argo), Ella Jay Basco (feature debut), Ali Wong (The Lego Ninjago Movie) and Ewan McGregor (Christopher Robin)
After breaking up with the Joker, Harley Quinn (Robbie) hits rock bottom, finally blowing up the chemical factory where she was ‘reborn’ in a symbolic rejection of his toxic influence on her life. This leaves her without the protection afforded by the fear Joker commands in the underworld, and everyone she ever wronged, in particular crime boss Roman Sionis (McGregor) and his henchan Zsasz (Messina) , comes gunning for her.Continue reading Birds of Prey and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn* (2020)