Black and Blue takes place in a fantasy version of New Orleans where nobody speaks with a southern/cajun accent and is about as subtle as smashing someone’s skull in with a brick in the middle of a busy mall.
Joker is easily the best comic book film in the last five years, arguably longer. The film is a certified home run for people looking for more than just a cookie-cutter comic book film that we have been accustom to.
The reason why Captive State is so confusing is they intentionally keep you in the dark about what is going on until the very end. The problem is, they don’t do it in a suspenseful way that builds up to an exciting conclusion.