Can you think of a more romantic spot for a first kiss than when you’re surrounded by hundreds, if not thousands, of dead bodies? Doesn’t exactly set the mood, does it? Lois Lane (Amy Adams) was into it, though, and she even cracked a joke (“It’s downhill after the first kiss”) amongst the chaos. It’s one of the tone deaf moments of Man of Steel‘s third act, which has been dividing fans ever since the film’s release. But to this day, director Zack Snyder stands by the destruction of Metropolis.
After the jump, Zack Snyder defends Man of Steel and discusses the repercussions its destruction will create in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.
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Posted on Wednesday, January 20th, 2016 by Jacob Hall
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice could be a very good movie, but you wouldn’t know if from much of the marketing. The trailers have been all over the place. Some of the clips have been baffling. And yet, I’ve been wondering if the issue here has been entirely about the advertising and not necessarily the movie itself. None of the actual footage looked bad taken on its own, but the way it was being presented to us felt half-baked.
The CW aired a big special about the burgeoning DC superhero movie universe last night (with the stilted title of DC Films Presents: The Dawn of the Justice League) and, naturally, new footage from director Zack Snyder‘s upcoming superhero showdown was unveiled. And while there is enough new footage included here to be worthy of your dissection, what’s really interesting is the footage we’ve already seen. When presented with flair and competence, stuff that looked rough before looks a helluva lot better.
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Posted on Thursday, January 14th, 2016 by Jacob Hall
Ever since the first teaser for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, we’ve been treated to Ben Affleck‘s Batman kindly asking Henry Cavill‘s Superman if he bleeds. This bizarre exchange has been the subject of countless raised eyebrows and more than a few stifled in-theater chortles. You can say a great many things about the trailers for Zack Snyder‘s superhero epic, but everyone seems to be in agreement that this is one odd line of dialogue upon which to hang so much of your marketing.
Now, thanks to a newly released clip from the film, we get to see that line in context. Does it sound better when performed in a proper scene? Does Superman have a response to it? Does it feel any less creepy?
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Even though the release of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is just over a couple months away, it doesn’t feel like it. Sure, the excitement is high, but it’s just strange for a movie of that scale to come out in March. But since we’re so close to the release, it’s time for the onslaught of TV spots to begin. Director Zack Snyder just shared a new tease of the movie and it features a taunt from The Dark Knight that fans will love to hear, especially after Superman damages his ride. Watch! Read More »
There has been a variety of cool news for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice lately. A trio of new character posters just debuted, finally giving Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman her own poster, and there’s a chance that the film might end up getting a 70mm release thanks to Quentin Tarantino’s The Hateful Eight.
And for Christmas Eve, we get a small gift from overseas with a new international Batman v Superman TV spot, and The Dark Knight isn’t afraid of taunting The Man of Steel at all. Read More »
Posted on Monday, December 21st, 2015 by Jacob Hall
The next few months are going to be vital for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. The subject matter of the movie alone makes it clear that a lot of people are going to see this thing no matter what – this is the first time we’ve seen a film like this in any capacity. However, the latest trailer for Zack Snyder‘s Man of Steel sequel, the one we picked apart frame by frame, the one that is being shown to record-breaking audiences around the world before Star Wars: The Force Awakens, is genuinely lousy. That doesn’t mean the movie is bad, or even that the raw footage in the preview isn’t good, but it’s a disastrous piece of marketing that seems to go out of its way to make the movie look as unappealing as possible.
The newest international TV spot for the film isn’t that bad. It’s certainly better edited and it’s a little more focused on the main even of the movie, Batman and Superman dishing out pain and punches and grimaces, than the meandering main trailer. Most importantly, it contains just enough new shots and moments to be worthy of your time and feverish analysis.
Watch the new Batman v Superman footage after the jump.
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Since the movie is called Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, it’s understandable that most of the marketing has been centered around seeing these two superhero icons go head-to-head on the big screen for the first time. However, Wonder Woman stole the show in the latest trailer for the spring blockbuster, so it’s time she found her way to the spotlight.
Gal Gadot finally gets her own Wonder Woman poster along with two new posters featuring the Dark Knight and the Man of Steel. However, they’re a little tainted by the big giant logos that are slapped on top of them. Read More »
Posted on Thursday, December 3rd, 2015 by Jacob Hall
Last night, a new trailer for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice arrived and the internet reacted accordingly. By exploding. Today, we have sorted through the rubble, sifted through ashes, and gone through the trailer frame-by-frame to explore what new revelations this new batch of footage brings to light.
So join us after the jump as we take a deep dive into that new trailer.
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Posted on Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015 by Angie Han
Not to be outdone by Marvel’s Captain America: Civil War, 2016’s other big superhero vs. superhero movie has also hit Jimmy Kimmel Live to unveil new footage. Warner Bros. offered a little taste of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice earlier this week with an intriguing, if puzzling, tease, and now the full-length trailer is here in all its grim, gritty glory.
Among other things, the latest Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice trailer confirms one very persistent rumor and debunks another, and offers the first look at the three superheroes standing side-by-side (as seen above). Watch the Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice trailer after the jump. Read More »
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 »