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Justice League






Justice League
Directed By: Zack Snyder




The Story
Following on from the very successful Wonder Woman DC hoped to continue it's success with what should of been the big daddy of them all. Forget Marvel and it's Avengers because DC was offering Batman, Superman, Aquaman, Cyborg, The Flash, and Wonder Woman all in one movie and boy it........ didn't deliver. Justice League is fun, it's entertaing, and it does have some pretty cool action, but it kind of falls flat with it's thrown together story and it's awful looking CGI. Don't get me wrong it's not as bad as some critics make it out to be, but it could of been so much more. Still tho i enjoyed it, but I am a big DC fan.

Movie Trivia;

Director Zack Snyder and his wife producer Deborah Snyder stepped down from finishing the film, after the suicide of Zack Snyder's daughter in March 2017. They tried to remain on the film as a way to work through the difficulty, but decided after two months to step away from the project to spend time with their family. Joss Whedon, who had signed on for Batgirl, took over as director, managing additional scenes that need to be included in the final cut. Warner Brothers have stated that Joss would direct and write in the same style as Zack so there won't be any tonal shifts or obvious changes in style. However, Joss Whedon controversially fired Zack Snyder's composer Junkie XL, and replaced him with Danny Elfman.

Extensive reshoots in London and Los Angeles in mid-2017 added a cost of approximately $25 million to the film's budget. Henry Cavill worked on the reshoots and Mission: Impossible - Fallout (2018) at the same time. He had to sport a mustache for his role in the latter project, however Paramount refused to let the actor shave it off for the time he played Superman again. This meant that Cavill's facial hair had to be digitally removed in post-production.

When the film got shown in Iceland (which uses subtitles rather than dub for films with non-Icelandic languages), Jason Momoa's pronunciation of his single line of Icelandic was deemed so unintelligible that it had to be subtitled into Icelandic (often resulting in a big laugh by the audience).

One of the Gotham scenes during the prologue has a building with "Janus" written on it. This refers to Janus Cosmetics, run by Batman's enemy the crime boss Black Mask. Black Mask is set to appear in Gotham City Sirens.

In earlier drafts of the script, Victor Stone was supposed to have suffered his severe injuries as a result of Doomsday's rampage through Metropolis in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016).



The Cast
I thought the cast were great. It was great to see Aquaman, The Flash, and Cyborg make there debut, and Jason Mamoa, Ezra Miller, and Ray Fisher all did a very good job. Ben Affleck and Henry Cavill returned to their roles as Batman and Superman which I have no complaints about either, I think both of them play their characters very well and both look the part. The stand out performance of the movie goes to Gal Gadot tho. She's fantastic as Wonder Woman and seems to steal the show every time she's on screen. She's just a badass and so damn hot.




Movie Highlight
My highlight is the movies action. Yeah the movie has it's problems, but it's still very fun and it was cool to see The Justice League form and start kicking some ass. What I will say about DC is that they messed up with Steppenwolf as the villain, because a better villain could of helped this movie alot more.

My Verdict
Overall Justice League isn't a bad movie, it just didn't reach the bar that Wonder Woman set. It does have big problems, but it's also entertaining and pretty cool. I would stick it somewhere in the middle of the pack in regards to other superhero movies. And I certainly wouldn't say it's as bad as critics made it out to be.