A Hodgepodge of a Film | Review of “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice”

By David Kane

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Starring Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Gal Gadot, Jeremy Irons, Amy Adams and Jesse Eisenberg Warner Bros. Pictures Image Credit: IMDB
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
Starring Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Gal Gadot, Jeremy Irons, Amy Adams and Jesse Eisenberg
Warner Bros. Pictures
Image Credit: IMDB

As the title declares, this movie has two enormously famous superheroes, and we’re led to believe Justice will Dawn as a result of them facing off. But with a mouthful of a title, we have a little trouble figuring out exactly what kind of movie Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice is trying to be. On the surface, it’s a long one. From what I could tell, Zack Snyder wanted to fit both a Batman movie and a Superman movie into its two and a half hour runtime. Those two unraveling entities finally meet up at the end for a bombastic finale that gets tacked on after the fight that the title promises. Individual parts of the movie aren’t bad, but the execution of putting them together leaves much to be desired, and we come out with a movie that is, in a word, a mess. Continue reading “A Hodgepodge of a Film | Review of “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice””

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The Dark Knight Rises Screenwriter Hints At An Emotional Ending

By: Katey Rich Only for a movie as hugely anticipated as The Dark Knight Rises can the vaguest bit of information about the ending be considered spoiler-worthy. But just as fans of Harry Potter spent years pondering what J.K. Rowling meant when she said she had already written the last line of the last book, screenwriter David S. Goyer’s recent hints about the ending of … Continue reading The Dark Knight Rises Screenwriter Hints At An Emotional Ending