I don't care about any Marvel v DC rivalry but its useful to compare the two offerings. Let's start with some simple observations:
1. Marvel is more producer-driven
2. DC is more auteur-driven
3. Marvel sticks to a simple formula
4. DC is willing to take some risks
When a DC film fails, it is often an interesting failure (see Man of Steel). When a Marvel film succeeds, it is often still impossible to care about.
Suicide Squad is the…