Directed By: Zack Snyder
Written By: Chris Terrio and Joss Whedon (based on the Justice League comics conceived by Gardner Fox)
Starring: Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Gal Gadot, Ezra Miller, Jason Momoa, Ray Fisher
Justice League smacks of untapped potential, which is both its curse and flickering upside. It’s a great frustration that on one hand the movie can’t help but subject itself to the most cliched pit-traps of its genre— unfocussed storytelling, bouts of CGI laden cacophony (to both ear and eye), shallow characterisations, all symptoms of the film’s excessive breathlessness.
It’s a great disappointment too, given the film was surely conceived as DC’s crown jewel. Finally DC’s most cherished creations would share a live-action screen: Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, The Flash, Aquaman, Cyborg. To see these characters at long last lassoed together should provide a sure-fire sentimental thrill, even for those indifferent to the comics, such is Continue reading “Justice League”