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Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice
(2016, Zach Snyder)

What a hunk of garbage. The worst thing a movie can be is boring, and god damn is this movie unbearable. I saw this movie about three weeks ago, and I honestly can't remember a single scene besides that anti-climactic and somehow boring fight. Writing this review might be a challenge in itself.

I can't say that this movie disappointed me, because my expectations were far from high. After watching the train-wreck that was Man of Steel I knew this film would be a disaster. I'm trying to think of a starting off point of why I hated this movie, so I guess I'll start with the characters. When did Superman become an a••hole? Remember when Superman was fun? Watching Superman in this film honestly made me depressed. He hardly showed any emotion throughout the entire film besides one point in the very end. Batman wasn't terrible, but there wasn't enough cool billionaire Bruce Wayne. There was just grumpy Batman. Another large problem I had with the film was each characters lack of motivation. Why was Lex Luthor trying to destroy the world? Why does Superman hate Batman? None of it made any sense.

Superhero films used to make me happy. Spiderman 2, Superman: The Movie, and Iron Man still put a smile on my face, no matter how campy they are. At least there's no scene in the Spiderman trilogy where Peter Parker rips a sink out of the wall and viciously smashes his enemy over the head with it in a dark and depressing way that removes and fun and excitement from the scene.

I honestly blame Zach Snyder. I think Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, and everyone else involved did a fine job, Zach Snyder just had to ruin all of it. This was more of a rant than a review, but until Aquaman, this is my least favorite superhero movie of all time.