Birds of Prey took the top spot at the box office but it was definitely not an opening that WB/DC wanted as it underperformed with the lowest opening of any recent DC movie while a number of Oscar winners and nominees saw bumps in their box office performance over the weekend.
Birds of Prey kicks off February and seems to continue DC’s current streak of well-reviewed movies like Aquaman, Shazam! and Joker.
The movies start to get slightly larger this month as Birds of Prey, Sonic the Hedgehog, The Call of the Wild, The Invisible Man, Fantasy Island and more are out in theaters.
Much like Suicide Squad before it, this weekend’s Birds of Prey is using it’s soundtrack as a major promotional tool, with Atlantic Records releasing a new single/music video every Friday last month and the full soundtrack out this Friday with the movie.
After breaking up with The Joker, Harley Quinn finds herself targetted by crime boss Roman Sionis aka Black Mask but she also finds a group of like-minded women who want to take him down for various reasons as well in the upcoming DCEU movie, Birds of Prey.
After breaking up with The Joker, Harley Quinn gets help from her BFF Poison Ivy to gather a crew of misfits and make a name for herself in the DC villain underworld in the upcoming DC Universe animated series.
This week on the podcast, Zach and Joe talk about the return of Spidey into the MCU, the latest from Guy Ritchie and Michael Bay, the Harley Quinn dominated Birds of Prey movie, new fall TV like Stumptown and Prodigal Son, seeing The Goonies with zero nostalgia and more.
After breaking up with The Joker, Harley Quinn encounters a young girl who has stolen something valuable from the vicious crime lord Black Mask and she convinces a team of fierce ladies to join her to stop him in next year’s Birds of Prey.
DC Universe gets its first original animated series this fall with Harley Quinn, where everyone’s favorite lunatic former psychiatrist breaks up with The Joker and sets out on her own to try and get into the Legion of Doom.
The iconic Jeph Loeb written, Jim Lee drawn Batman story Hush is the next entry in the DC Animated universe as Batman must track down a deadly new villain who has recruited Batman’s entire rogue’s gallery to take him out and seemingly knows all of Batman’s moves and secrets.