The "Man of Steel" director explained that he cut the scene because it "represented this dark side" of the film.
Warning: spoilers for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice are ahead! Superman isn't a being that angers easily, but when you threaten his adoptive mother, Martha Kent, then the rage understandably erupts. It happened in Man of Steel when...Show More Summary
Despite the levels of box office success films like Man of Steel or Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice may have encountered, Zack Snyder is still one of those guys that tends to draw more than his fair share of negative criticism. But as with any artist, Snyder also has his defenders. Show More Summary
Although the events in Man of Steel have a big imp...
Zack Snyder's Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice tells the singular story of how Lex Luthor manipulated the Dark Knight to try and kill the Man of Steel, but it also made some major moves in setting up the future of the DC Cinematic Universe. Show More Summary
The "Man of Steel" director discussed Batman's extended dream sequence as well as Flash's cryptic message for Bruce Wayne.
The "Man of Steel" director discussed Robin's death in detail and explained why including it was crucial to understanding "Batman v Superman's" Batman.
The '90s Man of Steel compliments the new Zack Snyder film -- even if, he admits, he dozed off just a tiny bit.
The astonishments of the quasi-Biblical clashes and catastrophes in the director Zack Snyder’s “Man of Steel” left me impatient to see his “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.” The earlier film conveyed an awed and even terrified sense...Show More Summary
Zack Snyder's Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice has officially hit theaters, and has driven comic book fans wild. For the first time ever, the Dark Knight and the Man of Steel have faced off on the silver screen, in one of the coolest cinematic showdowns ever committed to film. Show More Summary
The DC cinematic universe is currently shrouded in a thematic darkness of director Zack Snyder's making. Both "Man of Steel" and "Batman v Superman" had equally dark tones and forced their heroes to grapple with death and murder. And we can only assume that this serious emphasis will extend to...
Though Christopher Nolan executive produced Batman v. Superman, he didn’t have much involvement in the film and took a backseat after being highly active as a producer on Man of Steel. But the Dark Knight director did have some input on the newest Batman movie, including one of the film’s most crucial scenes... Continue reading…
Note: This post discusses a very early scene in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. Spoilers about that scene follow. When director Zack Snyder began to establish the DC Comics movie universe with 2013's Man of Steel, comic-book purists blanched at his vision of a Superman who would not only... More »
I'm on record as enjoying Zack Snyder's Man of Steel. I genuinely enjoy a good bit of it, while also acknowledging that it has some deep flaws. As I headed into the onerously titled Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice,...
"In Star Wars, they destroy five planets with billions of people on them. That’s gotta be one of the highest death toll movies in history, the new Star Wars movie, if you do the math.”
You may recall, I was quite effusive in my praise of director Zack Snyder's Man of Steel when it was released three years ago. I took no end of grief for that, but I still stand by that initial assessment. Sure, I had some quibbles with...Show More Summary
Gal Gadot's Wonder Woman is almost a saving grace, but Zack Snyder's "Man of Steel" follow-up is "too gritty to be fun and too grim to be thrilling."
Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice‘s Zack Snyder has done what comic book fans have said is never done once more. In the previous film, Man of Steel had Superman directly killing General Zod, something that fans argued over. Some felt that Superman’s code doesn’t allow him to kill, and others said that Zod was... Show More Summary
Nearly three years after Man of Steel, Zack Snyder is back with Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice, an ambitious film that not only attempts to play out the aftermath of the attack on Metropolis in the last movie, but also set up Warner Bros’ DC Universe film franchise. Show More Summary
"Lukewarm" would be a charitable way to describe the reaction to Man of Steel. Comic book fans and general audiences alike were turned off by Zack Snyder's dark, gritty take on Superman in 2013, so you might not be surprised to learn...Show More Summary