My taste in movies don’t really vibe with Zack Snyder’s vision of the DCEU trilogy but you know what? I’m not sure he’s made a movie as visually striking to me as Justice League. There’s an almost mythical quality to the images that goes hand in hand with the biblical style approach to the DC storytelling and something Snyder has clearly aimed for with his previous films. The heavy skies, the brighter color palette… it’s all been leading up to this from the opening of the DCEU. I can’t say I’ve been on board with it, but it’s cool to see it realized.
Justice Leauge opens November 17, 2017
DIEGO’S NOTE: I originally wrote a semi-trilogy of articles about my strong feelings on Man of Steel since everyone and their mother has an opinion on this movie. And me, with my oh-so humble and non-controversial opinions focused on nuance discussions, comprised all these articles in a single place for anybody who has the time to read a 3,000+ word piece on Superman. I had planned to write something about the Superman portrayal in BvS but literally all these same points still stand. This version just isn’t doing it for me.
If you don’t feel like reading all of this in one sitting, feel free to check the original publications below.
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