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Dog’s Movie House: “Justice League” Sloppy, But A Lot Of Fun!


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Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman leads “The Justice League”



After the runaway success of “Wonder Woman” DC fans were optimistic about the state of their cinematic universe.  Released to near universal acclaim and wonderful box office, and Amazonian superhero served as a shot in the arm for the divisive DC extended universe.  Now director Zach Snyder is back (with an assist from “Avengers” helmer Joss Whedon) for his third go-round in the cinematic arena he created with “Man Of Steel.”  This time we get “Justice League,” a team-up of superhero icons such as Superman, Batman, The Flash, and Wonder Woman.  The bad news: the film is a narrative mess, with some dodgy effects and the fingerprints of studio interference all over it.  The good news:  there is enough Snyder, Whedon, and company get right the most of crap doesn’t matter, making “Justice League” a highly entertaining film.

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Dog’s Movie House: “Dawn Of Justice” Entertainingly Overstuffed!



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Batman (Ben Affleck) And Superman (Henry Cavill) Face Off In "Dawn Of Justice"

Batman (Ben Affleck) And Superman (Henry Cavill) Face Off In “Dawn Of Justice”




While I respect my fellow reviewers, I have to say most of them missed the mark when it comes to their reviews of “Batman Vs Superman: Dawn Of Justice.”   The movie is neither tired, nor overlong, nor overly gloomy. It doesn’t have the bounce of, say, most of the Marvel movies and it’s certainly not perfect, but “Dawn Of Justice” sticks many more landings than it misses. Director Zack Snyder gets a lot of flak (bordering on outright hate) from the internet community, but aside from one outright flop (“Sucker Punch”) Snyder has done some fine work. His DC Universe may not be all sweetness and light, but it’s certainly an intriguing place worth visiting. Continue reading