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Laying Eggs in Hollywood

Updated: Oct 26, 2020

Feb. 26, 2020

By Carmine Fusaro

One movie came out a week before Valentine’s Day and it had mixed reviews. When ‘Birds of Prey’ and ‘The Fantabulous Emancipation’ of one Harley Quinn was shown in theaters, there was quite a shock after moviegoers stepped out of the theaters. For instance, it may be proclaimed as a feminist movie, but it’s not. It shows Harley Quinn helping out other women who had the same experience as herself. (Assuming that “Mr. J” has made numerous crimes, involving people getting killed, laugh at people’s misery and try to shy away of not being a resemblance of Bonnie and Clyde), when you watch the self-proclaimed movie, take out the superhero (or super villain) genre and you have a modern ‘First Wives Club’, with a plan to take down a man for ruining a relationship that meant a glittering heartbeat.

It was a decent movie to watch, but the results of getting low profits for not everyone’s cup of tea, they changed the movie title. Enter ‘Harley Quinn: Birds of Prey’, just a copout because she is a very well-known DC character and even more popular than Superman. The original title was too much of a mouthful, and understandably, they had to change it. But the damage was already done when the movie came out days later. It’s like having two comic books; one that has the original art cover that everybody knows and the other is a subscription to see if anyone is interested with the second cover. Both have the same story, but two different covers. Collectible-wise, it works as a monument of how much money it’ll bring in the next few years, but as an entertainment value of cinematography, it brings such a disappointment to movie fans and comic book fans.

There are actually few fans that love the movie and possibly forgive the changing title but they won’t complain about what happened in some parts. Only 54% of moviegoers were men and feminists stayed quiet about not being able to see a “Woke” movie. They soon turn to a new low, trashing before the release of ‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ and having their social media accounts to fool people that it’s “not a good movie” to watch. But the people were already aware of how feminists have become toxic due to popularity and mindsets not being on point to make the audience understand.

Kids won’t understand what Harley Quinn is doing. They know who Sonic the Hedgehog is and know him from comics, views on YouTube and toys to satisfy their collection of appreciating their numerous characters while she mostly came from comics and appearances in cartoons. As for Harley Quinn, feminists won’t give up that easily, endless accusations for not being “docile” what it means and Harley will make an air-kiss to blow her troubles away.

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