batman v superman plot

With the Captain America: Civil War trailer arriving just last week, comic book movie fans are now hungry for a look at the other big superhero battle coming in 2016. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice delivered a full trailer this past summer at Comic-Con and online at the same time, but with the movie just a few months away, fans want to see more. And they’ll get their wish next week.

Some kind of exclusive preview for Batman v Superman will be airing during the midseason finale of Gotham on Monday, and a promo for it features the cast of the show weighing in on who they think would win in a fight between The Dark Knight and The Man of Steel. Check it out! Read More »


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Mark Millar discusses Man of Steel

The debate over Man of Steel‘s third act isn’t going to end anytime soon. It’s been a topic of conversation ever since the film was released, and with Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice coming out in the next few months, expect even more discussions about it. The film will address the third-act destruction we saw in Man of Steel, and will question how much Supes is responsible for all those deaths. Now, comic book writer Mark Millar has weighed in on the level of violence we saw in the comic book origin story.

After the jump, Mark Millar discusses Man of Steel and comic book movies in general.

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batman v superman plot

Warner Bros. currently has 11 DC comics movies scheduled for the next five years or so. Their new universe begins in March with Zack Snyder‘s Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, which is about more than just Batman and Superman duking it out. The studio is using the film as an opportunity to introduce new characters, like Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot) and Aquaman (Jason Momoa), to set up Justice League and other future films.

Even after we see Aquaman and Wonder Woman established, we still might see their DC origin stories. Learn more after the jump.

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batman v superman plot

It’s a conversation you’ve had countless times before. You had it at sleepovers when you were a young kid. You argued over it in the aisles of your friendly neighborhood comic book shop. You chatted the semantics of such a showdown in late-night, half-drunk dorm room discussions. You regularly debate the details on internet forums.

Who would win in a fight between Batman and Superman?

That question is the main appeal of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. Everything else, no matter how effective, is ultimately window-dressing. People are going to see this movie, and we are going to talk about it until our voices die in our ruined throats, because that is the age-old hypothetical pop culture question. A new synopsis for Zack Snyder‘s upcoming film takes this fact and works it straight into the plot description.

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Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice

By now, you’ve probably seen both the final trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens and the most recent trailer for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (though a new trailer for the latter is supposed to be coming soon). They’re both great teases for what will be two of the biggest films of 2015 and 2016 respectively. And they’re even more powerful when they join forces.

A new Batman v Superman Force Awakens trailer mash-up featuring footage from the DC Comics face-off set to the powerful music and selected voiceover of the sci-fi saga should please fans of all the franchises involved. Just let it in. Read More »

Batman v Superman prologue

Everyone has been going crazy over Star Wars: The Force Awakens this week, which means some new photos from Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice got a little overshadowed by all the buzz from a galaxy far, far away. The new images don’t reveal much from the forthcoming face-off between DC Comics’ most iconic superheroes, but new details about the prologue involving Bruce Wayne and the origin of his rage and distrust of Superman are worth pointing out. Check ’em out after the jump. Read More »

The Avengers - Michigan State University

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