“Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)” is a 2020 superhero film directed by Cathy Yan, focusing on the character Harley Quinn from the DC Comics universe. The story follows Harley Quinn as she separates from the Joker and teams up with a group of female anti-heroes to protect a young girl from a crime lord.
The film received generally positive reviews from critics and audiences alike. It was praised for its energetic and eccentric style, Margot Robbie’s portrayal of Harley Quinn, and the action sequences. The camaraderie between the female characters and the exploration of themes related to female empowerment were also highlighted as strong points.
However, some critics felt that the pacing and storytelling were slightly uneven, and the film might not have reached its full potential in terms of plot depth.
Overall, “Birds of Prey” is a vibrant and entertaining superhero film, praised for its unique approach and strong performances, especially from Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn, while still leaving some room for improvement in terms of narrative execution.