Justice League - There Is No Justice Here

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If you have people to make and understand jokes with, you can enjoy it. If you go alone, or with people who dont get any of your jokes, its probably more shitty.

I dont like Emo Cyborg. I do love Ezra Miller, and he made me like The Flash. I like Wonder Woman and Batman. I dont like Aquaman or Supermouth.

Whenever they fought Steppenwolf (fucking who?) it made me want to play Injustice. This felt like a video game movie, for good or bad. Considering most of the previews were for video game movies though... (Rampage, Tomb Raider, technically Jumanji...)

Also jeez Rock, slow down. Im surprised he isnt playing Lara Croft.

Saelune:
Whenever they fought Steppenwolf (fucking who?) it made me want to play Injustice.

One of Darkseid's sidekicks. I mostly remember him as some poor schmuck that gets offed as part of a DCAU Justice League cold-open.

... yeah, not the kind of character I'd have used as the BBEG of the Justice League-movie.

Mangod:

Saelune:
Whenever they fought Steppenwolf (fucking who?) it made me want to play Injustice.

One of Darkseid's sidekicks. I mostly remember him as some poor schmuck that gets offed as part of a DCAU Justice League cold-open.

... yeah, not the kind of character I'd have used as the BBEG of the Justice League-movie.

I assume they want to build up to Darkseid, but this is clearly not the right way to go about it.

I actually enjoyed the movie quite a bit.

Then again, I actually went and saw the movie myself instead of using critics to validate the opinion I formed the day the movie was announced.

At some point, dorks HAVE to recognize just how close together Marvel movies and DC movies are. From flat, uninteresting characters to bland, cookie-cutter plots, at some point people have to recognize just how bad all these shared-universe comic book movies are. Right?

I saw JL this weekend and I actually enjoyed it. It wasn't a GOOD movie, but it was fun enough that I didn't mind the various plot holes, poor CGI, and other missteps. DC is moving in the right direction with WW and now JL, but probably not fast enough to really save this franchise of films.

I will agree that for the first time in the DCEU, Superman felt like Superman. Flash was a little too neurotic for my tastes, but played comic relief well enough. Batman was a little off somehow in a way I can't put my finger on. I don't think it was Affleck's acting either, but something in the way the character was written. Aquaman was okay, and sadly Cyborg is rather forgettable. He just didn't really have much to do. And Wonder Woman was good, though not as good as in her stand-alone film, but that is a reasonable outcome of an ensemble movie like this.

I don't begrudge anyone who liked JL, and I know quite a few people who really enjoyed the film, but I didn't care for it. In fact, I think I might actually like it less than BvS because for all the faults with the latter film, 1) at least there was *some* good stuff in there, 2) it was shot well (but definitely not edited well), 3) the film was vintage Snyder with enticing visuals and strong action sequences, and 4) the bad stuff in the film to me was at least interesting and worth discussing. On the other hand, JL was just....boring to me. It didn't do anything really terribly wrong ("Save...Martha!") but it didn't do anything well to me, and it ended up being a snooze fest. In fact the only thing that's interesting to me about the movie is comparing the early trailer footage with the finished product and trying to figure out what was reshot/changed and what Snyder's original vision would have been. But that's about it.

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