Tag: David Ayer

James Gunn gives ‘The Suicide Squad’ a second chance

By Tim Nacey “The Suicide Squad” is a strange experience.  Partially because it contains things like feral weasel-men, starfish kaiju and a man with extreme mommy issues that can melt things with the polka dots he shoots from his fingers — but also because of the limbo between sequel and reboot in which it exists.

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Movie Review: “The Tax Collector” reinforces negative Hispanic stereotypes

By Stephanie Arenas Another formulaic Latino gang film has stained Latinx culture. Filmmaker David Ayer produced a poorly written storyline with his thriller “The Tax Collector,” which further cemented stereotypes about the Hispanic community. Gangster enforcers Creeper (Shia Lebeouf) and David Cuevas (Bobby Soto) work collecting taxes from Los Angeles street gangs for a prison

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