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Re: Batman v Superman / Justice League / DC Movies
« Reply #330 on: November 20, 2017, 03:32 PM »
I saw it Saturday.  My wife likes Wonder Woman and Jason Mamoa, so I didn't have a choice.

There were long stretches of a really bad movie.  Steppenwolf was full-tilt atrocious.  Up until he puts on his blue tights everything with Superman was awful.  "What's an excuse to make Superman try to kill the league?  Oh yeah - Pet Cemetery!"  All of Kansas was excruciating.  (not to mention Martha apparently drove there from Metropolis in like an hour).  All the time invested in the Chernobyl family so we can pay off a single gag - horrible decision. 

There was also a lot of inoffensive filler. 

There were probably 20 minutes of really great stuff.
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Re: Batman v Superman / Justice League / DC Movies
« Reply #331 on: November 20, 2017, 06:34 PM »
Weekend actuals are in for JL:  $93,842,239    

That's lower than even their lowest estimates.  It must have bombed Sunday.
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Re: Batman v Superman / Justice League / DC Movies
« Reply #332 on: November 20, 2017, 07:27 PM »
I will say many of the film's sins are absolved by the inclusion of both the Danny Elfman Batman 89 theme and the John Williams Superman theme. That was truly unexpected and great; I only wanted more.


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Re: Batman v Superman / Justice League / DC Movies
« Reply #333 on: Today at 01:14 AM »
Saw this tonight. It wasn't bad, but I was left thinking at the end that it was REALLY short. I was sitting there thinking "that's it?" It was like if The Avengers had about 45 minutes less time and got together because the script told them to.

The characters were all fine but the only ones you even really care about are the Big 3, who have already had movies dedicated to them.
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Re: Batman v Superman / Justice League / DC Movies
« Reply #334 on: Today at 06:49 AM »
My opinion of the movie is that they only needed to form the Justice League because Superman was dead and they needed to band together against a large threat.  Once Superman was resurrected and got his head on straight, the others really weren't needed.

At this point, I'm thinking the Teen Titans Go! movie is going to be better than anything in the DCEU.

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Re: Batman v Superman / Justice League / DC Movies
« Reply #335 on: Today at 07:45 AM »
One of the times I was most frustrated with the film was right after Superman arrived at the final battle.  We got like 30 seconds of awesome fighting.  Then all of a sudden they're like "Oh no - people are in danger!" and then Superman STOPS FIGHTING AND LEAVES.  We were finally, after almost 2 hours, getting to see what we wanted to see, and they cut it short.

Then when Supes comes back it's like he hits Steppenwolf twice and it's over.
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