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Birds of Prey Should Have Been The First Dedicated Movie About Harley Quinn and The Joker

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Birds of Prey Directed by Cathy Yan written by Chrstina Hodson starring Margot Elise Robbie,  Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Jurnee Smollett-Bell,  Rosie Perez,  Chris Messina, Ella Jay Basco, Ali Wong, Ewan McGregor. Should of been the first dedicated movie about Harley Quinn and The Joker. Here’s why. 


In Suicide Squad we only seen a few glimpses of Harley Quinn and The Jokers past as suicide squad began explaining the characters backstory. We haven’t seen how Harley Quinn & The Joker truly ruled Gotham city being united and bonded after jumping into a pool of acid. But, we’ve never had a movie that was dedicated to both of those characters explaining in greater detail about the two’s past history. 


The Dark Knight directed by Christopher Nolan was rated as one of the best superhero films of all-time bringing in a billion dollars at the box office. 


Within that movie we see the conflict between The Joker and the batman a truly brilliant performance by Heath Ledger who played the Joker in The Dark Knight and Christian Bale who played the star role as the Batman. 


All though, in 1989 we originally had a movie that explained how the Joker came to be. Explaining prior to The Dark Knight showing a glimpse or detail on how the conflict between The Joker and Batman came to be. Leaving the plot of Batman VS Joker not an unknown entity. 

We’ve seen the recent film about The Joker in 2019, directed by Todd Phillips starring Joaquin Phoenix as The Joker. Explaining in thorough detail how The Joker came to be what he is today from a modern point-of view. 



But, we’ve never seen a movie dedicated to Harley Quinn & The Joker. 


The Birds of Prey plot, “After splitting with the Joker, Harley Quinn joins superheroes Black Canary, Huntress and Renee Montoya to save a young girl from an evil crime lord, Black Mask in Gotham City.”


Un-separable, jumps into a pool of Acid for The Joker. Yet the plot seems to separate from Harley Quinn’s characters identity. This would also be the case directing away from the comic books. 

Quoted from the DC Comic character of Harley Quinn.



Before her descent into madness, Dr. Harleen Quinzel was a promising psychiatrist assigned to Arkham Asylum, Gotham's home for the criminally insane. But after meeting the Joker, the young doctor became obsessed with the crazed criminal's warped mind. Sensing opportunity, the Joker manipulated her, driving his therapist so mad that he was able to control her. Harleen fell in love with the villain, broke him out of Arkham and devoted her life to making him happy and spreading his bloody brand of mayhem.

Athletic, agile and dangerously unpredictable in a fight, Harley Quinn is a formidable opponent in her own right. She is willing to do anything in order to further the Clown Prince of Crime's goals—no matter the cost to anyone else or even herself. Her energetic, affable and animated personality is enough to make almost anyone drop their guard—a mistake that could easily cost them their life. Deranged and psychotic, Harley Quinn is the poster girl for chaos' terrifying allure.



Going from unacceptable Harley Quinn & The Joker for decades to separation within a single film leaves questions to be answered. Missing information that would be extremely tough to explain or pull off during a single film. The result may be a confusing film depriving away from decades of character backstory. 



Birds of Prey should of been a dedicated film about Harley Quinn & The Joker to lead up to the Birds of Prey plot.

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Honestly. Seems like a typical Hollywood move to make something out of context. Why make a movie completely out of context?

The ogional characters defined are simply a spin-off who's been fictionalized in the theory of a off-character motion film -- and thought of too much to pull together a movie the public needs to be forced upon. Without marketing, imagine the true desire. There wouldn't be any unless the majority says its good. I do think there should of been a prior film before Birds of Prey. Maybe, our thoughts. Words may be drowned out. At-least they will always be alive here. 

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