A large shotgun of confetti in the face


    Birds of Prey never stops moving, like a hungry shark looking for its next breakfast loaf. It's in constant motion for most of its life, and if you put 4DX on it, it will be increasingly difficult to hold onto your nachos. And your beer will definitely be shaken flat twenty minutes after the mess. But that's exactly what it's all about when you sign up for this 4DX ticket.

    This is carnival entertainment at its finest, exactly for what 4DX was created for. There is not much of a story to be found in raptors and that is perfectly fine. In terms of 4DX, this is the best type of film that fits this comprehensive format. It is another type of John Wick blow and blow, in which your seat constantly hits, stabs, shoots and kicks you. There is a moment towards the end that literally threw almost half of the audience onto the floor of the theater. It was so brutal and intense. A Summersault triple flip of a moment I only saw when Idris Elba was thrown into a bus halfway through Hobbs and Shaw.

    You will definitely get your money's worth. And if you're not afraid to get wet, leave this water button alone because Margot Robbie has a tricky fight scene in a prison cell that drops you in the middle of Splash City with more sprays in the face than I do. I saw it in a 4DX venue.

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    Removed from novelty From this hydraulic chair Birds of Prey is still a fun evening in the cinema . It is the true definition of a popcorn movie. It's colorful, fast, loud, and has a popping soundtrack that includes Doja Cat. What more do you want from a superhero thrill ride? It doesn't ask you to think too much. And finally, someone found the perfect way to adapt the popular family book Everybody Poops. I dare to say that this is one of the better side-to-screen adjustments that will come to market in some time, since, reduced to the bare essentials, is the story of a little girl who really needs to evacuate her gut. Somehow, director Cathy Yan found a reason to turn this idea into an action epic.

    Harley Quinn is on the street with the seemingly entire city of Gotham after separating from Mr. J. Black Mask and wiping it out. But she has the opportunity to free herself in the criminal underbelly by retrieving a diamond that was swallowed by the young Cassandra Cain. When Harley tries to track down the diamond, chaos arises. And there are many great action and fight scenes that are only reinforced by the ferocity of the 4DX experience .

    The early John Wick comparison makes sense as a director The action masterpiece by Keanu Reeves, Chad Stahelski, came in the middle of production to give this thing an extra kick. He choreographed some of the head pounders that fly past at rabid speed. And if you are interested in the Jardani Jovonovich saga, you should definitely buy this ticket.

    There were many online discourses on the topics in the film. It is an all-girl superhero film. Some believe that it drives a bright agenda. Could be. But the difference is that it is surprisingly well done and the entire run of one hour and forty-nine minutes is never drained or anything but entertaining. Birds of Prey who are now called Harley Quinn: Birds of Prey on the way to the second weekend definitely hate all of his male characters. Men are bad. All of them. Even the guy who runs the restaurant under Harley's apartment. Who she sees as a father figure. The guy totally rattles her out for money.

    The cook who makes Harley's coveted bodega breakfast sandwich may be the only man in the film who isn't a complete asshole. But who should I adopt his gender? From what I know, he could be an attack helicopter. Bruce, Harley's male roommate makes the cut almost like a decent swinging tail. But the animal must not have a great moment to shine at the end of the carnival set piece that brings all of this home.

    Birds of Prey owe a lot to Joel Schumacher, as some have emphasized. But not necessarily his Batman films. Birds of Prey vibrates with the same kinetic energy as his classic vampire comedy The Lost Boys and the end here comes with the same kind of Gravitas. And anyone who has watched the exploits of Sam, Mike and the Frog Brothers over and over again will see this in this violent carnival brawl. So Bruce should jump in and save the day and drive the bad guy to death, right? I know I was expecting the hyena to pull a nanook and kick Black Mask into the ocean. But Cathy Yan doesn't want to give us that moment.

    She does this quite often throughout the film. Offer teasing and Easter eggs for male-dominated pieces of pop culture. But don't go the obvious way to give us the moments we expect. It feels like deep sea trolling when we see Harley on the hood of a car. There is the hood ornament. And we expect her to pull an Indiana Jones. But no. Just like Nanook, Yan gives and takes away and creates her own niche scenes. And that's good. New is good.

    Yan also feels that she is trolling these old white guys who are going through the credits for a post-credit stinger. She gives us one here. But it comes like a giant tease and a kind of ham slam. She's definitely making fun of the tropics. And only weepy internet guys who hate Rose Tico and Rian Johnson are likely to get upset about it. It's not something you can wet your panties over. Yan has a great sense of timing and humor, and this is a unique episode of the earlier DCEU (but now it is probably just the expanded DC universe? Because this is not even related to the Suicide Squad or The Suicide Squad and Joaquin Phoenix is ​​definitely not the joker for which Harley Quinn spends the first parts of the film.

    The DC universe is all over the map at this point and Harley Quinn: Birds of Prey appear like a bright red mud spilled over the theater floor – a true cult film in the truest sense of the word. You only know if you spend a little more to Seeing it in 4DX is definitely worth the ticket, and if you take a slurpee with you, chances are half of it will definitely land on the floor. Have a good trip. Find the closest 4DX theaters At regal.com . Birds of Prey will play later 4DX shows this weekend, with the early shows belonging to Sonic the Hedgehog .

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