Why Sucker Punch is Smarter than You Think

Just watched this movie and thought I should repost this very thought up insight on the film, while I finish my research on Joker and Harley for the next part of my Suicide Squad post 🙂 If you ever watched Sucker Punch and hated it, maybe consider giving this post a read; I don’t expect to change any minds but maybe another perspective is needed. If you loved the movie on the other hand, then great! You’ll still love this !

The main idea behind Zack Snyder’s “Sucker Punch” is simple – you already have the tools you need to succeed; if you can imagine a way to get what you want, reality will bend to your whim. It’s your basic call to action set upon a backdrop of steampunk Nazi zombies, giant robotic demon samurai, and tons of eye candy in the form of action and nubile young women. It would’ve been a difficult message to get, quite honestly, if it weren’t stated by both the narrator and Dr. Vera Gorski.

Not that there’s anything wrong with eye candy.

I’m not going to disguise the fact that I enjoyed this critically-polarizing film. You either love it or you hate it, and I’m of the former opinion. What I liked most about Sucker Punch is that it’s one of those films that’s so messy with its metaphors that it’s open to…

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