Understanding Complicity

With the Oscars eating up all the media space this weekend, DC’s Birds of Prey movie has a clear path to victory — and honestly, as counterprogramming goes it’s not the worst idea. (Is Margot Robbie presenting on Sunday night?)

But it’s not the only game in town …

The Assistant: Harvey Weinstein, this is your life.

Birds of Prey, and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn: DC puts Suicide Squad behind it.

Citizen K: Never get on Putin’s bad side.

Come to Daddy: Elijah Wood makes twisty thriller fun.

The Traitor: The Irishman, but slower and boring.

I also reviewed Netflix’ Locke & Key, which reshapes the comics into something more YA-friendly while preserving their creepy spirit. So that’s good.

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