Entertainment Weekly writer Anthony Breznican was able to get an early look at one of the studio’s biggest films, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, and then he took to Twitter to share his thoughts on the movie:
— Anthony Breznican (@Breznican) March 3, 2016
So because I fall into category “3” (and I wouldn’t go so far as to say I “hated” Man of Steel; it just doesn’t really hold up on a repeat viewing and I don’t think it meets its own standards), does that mean I’ll be disappointed from Batman v Superman? I’m going to go in with an open mind no matter what, but at least Breznican is warning us that the trailers aren’t misleading when it comes to the tone of the film. Will the “grim/dark thing” be so overbearing as to be oppressive? I sure hope not, but ultimately, if the movie works, it works regardless of tonality.
What makes me excited is that fans will have a lot to discuss. Hopefully they’ll be able to do it in a civil manner, but if the film is controversial, then it lives on past its release date rather than being disposable popcorn entertainment. No one discusses the Transformers movies after they’re released because they’re junk. At least with Batman v Superman, we’re getting a movie that’s worth thoughtful discussion.
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice opens March 25th. For more of our Batman v Superman coverage, check out our most recent stories below.
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Here’s the synopsis for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice:
Fearing the actions of a god-like Super Hero left unchecked, Gotham City’s own formidable, forceful vigilante takes on Metropolis’s most revered, modern-day savior, while the world wrestles with what sort of hero it really needs. And with Batman and Superman at war with one another, a new threat quickly arises, putting mankind in greater danger than it’s ever known before.