Author: Connor Johnston

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Advance Review: “Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice”

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“The greatest gladiator match in the history of the world. God versus man. Day versus night! Son of Crypton versus Bat of Gotham!”

Walking away from the IMAX advanced screening of “Batman V Superman” yesterday, I felt a certain numbness that can best be described as the feeling you have after being hit by 7 trains in rapid succession… and rest assured, I do mean that in the best way possible.

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“Man of Steel” In Perspective

 

Later this week, DC will present its most audacious challenge to Marvel’s pristine record on the silver screen yet with “Batman V Superman – Dawn of Justice”. DC and Warner Brothers are hoping to feed off society’s current obsession with the ‘Superhero Movie’ genre and use the uniting of arguably 3 of the most iconic comic book characters of all time to kick-start a new age of prosperity for their brand and reputation in Hollywood. In anticipation for Thursday’s release, I thought it would be an appropriate time to take a look back at the origins of DC’s current cinematic universe with 2013’s “Man of Steel” starring Henry Cavill, directed by Zack Snyder.

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