The tangled and twisted ‘X-Men’ universe is so full of plot holes and parallel timelines it’s impossible to join the dots. By far the biggest plot hole in ‘Apocalypse’ is the fact that none of the characters seem to have aged at all – the film is set in 1983, 21 years after the events of ‘X-Men: First Class’, but the cast have barely aged a day.
It seems like every time you turn around Warner Bros. and the DC Extended Universe is getting a fresh new kicking from someone. Speaking to IGN, Conroy specifically admitted that he wasn’t happy with the fact that Batman killed so many people in Zack Snyder’s blockbuster.
Just when you thought that their best friendship couldn’t get any stronger, Matt Damon comes out and declares that he’d jump at the chance to be a superhero if Ben Affleck was directing. Matt Damon made this revelation to the Irish Examiner while at the premiere of ‘Jason Bourne’, his upcoming return to the franchise that’s due out at the end of the month. After Damon was jokingly asked whether he’d play the Robin to Ben Affleck’s Batman he couldn’t help but laugh, before admitting, “ I’d consider anything with the right director, but I can’t imagine there are any superheroes left, I think they’re all taken at this moment.
‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’ cinematographer Larry Fong has changed his opinion on the Ultimate Edition of the DC movie, that gets its home release this summer. Having previously taken a very unambiguous stance on Twitter that audiences who didn’t enjoy seeing ‘Dawn of Justice’ at the cinema definitely won’t enjoy the UE, stating, “Those of you who are fans, will dig it. While this clearly wasn’t the most encouraging of words to anyone who hoped to revisit and ideally get more out of ‘Dawn of Justice’s’ R-rated home release cut (not least Warner Bros.), the cinematographer has since done a 180 degree turn on the matter.
During an interview with The Daily Mail, the ‘hilariously frank’ Jeremy Irons revealed exactly what he thought of ‘Batman V Superman’… as well as all those terrible reviews. “Deservedly so,” he said about ‘Batman V Superman’ getting a kicking from the critics. Of course, Jeremy irons played Batman’s loyal butler, Alfred… but while his loyalty may have been unwavering on screen, it looks as though he doesn’t mind revealing what he really thinks about ‘Batman V Superman’.
‘Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice’ was divisive to say the least. Obviously Warner Bros. and everyone connected with the film weren’t very happy with this response. In fact it’s now been alleged that Ben Affleck, who made his debut as Batman in the film, was furious with the reception.
While Ben Affleck’s performance as Batman in ‘Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice’ was praised as one of the few positive aspects of the blockbuster, like with ‘Man Of Steel’ Henry Cavill’s Superman has been getting some rough treatment. In fact, Reddit’s coolerthanabagofice has taken to the website to reveal that Krypton’s most famous son only had a grand total of 43 lines of dialogue in ‘Batman V Superman’, which goes some way to explaining why fans have been unable to resonate with Cavill’s incarnation of the character.
In the wake of ‘Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice’s’ box office drop of 68% in its second weekend Warner Bros. are deciding to remain positive.
Anyone who’s seen ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’ will be fully aware of the twists and turns along the way, but how did they make some of those things happen?
‘Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice’ didn’t just see the debut of Ben Affleck’s Batman and Gal Gadot’s Wonder Woman, we were also introduced to Jesse Eisenberg’s Lex Luthor, too. Since Jesse Eisenberg is one of the most talented young actors in American cinema and Lex Luthor is an iconic villain in Superman’s oeuvre, you’d imagine that we’ll be seeing a lot more of the character as Warner Bros.’ DC Universe expands.
You might have heard that quite a few people had quite a few problems with ‘Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice’. So much so that it currently has the lowly score of just 29% on Rotten Tomatoes.
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In an era in which comic-book heroes dominate the box office, “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” might appear like a sure bet. Warner Bros.’ March 25 release gives fans arguably the two biggest superheroes in the fantasy constellation, serving up Ben Affleck, one of the biggest stars of his generation, as the Caped Crusader,... Read more »
‘Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice’ has some pretty big shoes to fill when it comes to their incarnation of the Caped Crusader. Christopher Nolan’s hugely popular ‘Dark Knight’ trilogy is still very fresh in the memory, with ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ hitting cinemas as recently as 2012. Morgan Freeman, who portrayed Lucius Fox in the hugely popular franchise, has now insisted that it’s a huge ask for ‘Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice’ to eclipse Christian Bale and Christopher Nolan’s Batman work, before then labelling ‘Batman Begins’ as the cinematic zenith for the character.
Over the last few days speculation regarding ‘Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice’ has teased that Warner Bros. are a little nervous about the blockbuster. A Hit-Fix rumour has it that the studio are worried ‘Dawn Of Justice’ will prove to be critically divisive, just like its predecessor ‘Man Of Steel’.
Marvel has been dominating the comic-book genre for quite a few years now. While this news can be twisted and turned to make it seem like Warner Bros. are hot on the heels of Marvel Studios, it also doesn’t really mean anything at this stage.
The hype surrounding Zack Snyder’s ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’ has been pretty huge for most of 2015, and along with the buzz analysts have predicted it’ll have a record-breaking opening weekend.
The last shot of the recent ‘Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice’ trailer gave us our best look yet at DC’s Holy Trinity standing in tandem together ready for battle. To increase hype even further, Warner Bros. have now released three brand new character banners for ‘Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice’ that give us an even closer look at the comic book icons. The naysayers that originally tried to insist Gal Gadot’s casting as the Amazonian goddess wouldn’t do the character justice have died down rapidly since she first appeared in the trailers for ‘Batman v Superman.’ And it’s clear to see why.
Ben Affleck, the star of Zack Snyder’s epically titled ‘Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice’, says there’s an enormous weight on their shoulders to get it right.
Prepare yourself for arguably the most bonkers fan theory regarding next year’s ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’, as internet conspirators dream up a highly unlikely idea over who our main characters actually are. Total Spoilers have a huge essay (it’s thousands of words long) for members based on a bold theory about Ben Affleck’s Batman and Bruce Wayne, Jared Leto’s Joker, a featured baddie, and an appearance from Christian Bale, of all people. Firstly, ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’ will supposedly take place after Chris Nolan’s ‘The Dark Knight Rises’.
By the sound of things there was originally a much different plan for Lex Luthor in ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice’, all of which had to be altered once Jesse Eisenberg was cast. During recent discussions the cast and crew had with Total Film, via Batman News, about the impending blockbuster, it was revealed that Jesse Eisenberg had actually met with Zack Snyder about starring in a different role than Luthor. Clearly, during this chat, Eisenberg was able to prove to Snyder that he possessed the qualities to portray Luthor, despite being just 32-years-old.
Before Ben Affleck was cast as Bruce Wayne/Batman in ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice’ Josh Brolin was heavily linked to the titular role. Of course, Affleck ultimately won out, which originally provoked the internet to respond uproariously.