Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice ★★★

Lol I promise I had forgotten that they literally blow up the capitol building in this one.

Look every superhero movie is fascistic. All of them. Maybe Snyder thinks Batman is cool in this, maybe not. Personally I don't care - that's death of the author, baby! - but in this movie Batman tortures, maims, and kills; he is more unhinged, unjust, and uncool than in any previous screen depiction. As far as I'm concerned this is one of only two appropriate ways to depict that character, the other being as a queer-coded cartoon screwball who only speaks in one-liners.

Also this movie has a workout montage where Ben Affleck hits a big tire with a sledgehammer, and to me that makes Zack Snyder a true auteur, and worthy of our respect.

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