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‘Batman vs. Superman’ Director Zack Snyder Explains Robin’s History, Still Has Weird Ideas About ‘Fun’

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by Britt Hayes March 31, 2016 @ 7:04 PM
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Since the release of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Zack Snyder hasn’t spent much time talking about Justice League or the future of the DC movie universe — instead, he’s mostly been explaining some of the (many, many, many) things that happen in his superhero epic. And while we anxiously await his explanation of Granny’s Peach Tea, the director is opening up about one character who wasn’t actually in the film, but whose existence was crucial to Ben Affleck’s iteration of Batman.

Fans Start Petition to Get Zack Snyder Kicked Out of DC Cinematic Universe

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by Mike Sampson March 30, 2016 @ 12:58 PM
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Following the critical response to Batman vs. Superman, some fans grew defensive and grew angry at those who spoke negatively about the film. Others took a completely different route: starting a petition to get director Zack Snyder fired.
There are a...

Zack Snyder Confirms ‘Batman vs. Superman’ Easter Egg, Teases Cyborg’s Role in ‘Justice League’

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by Britt Hayes March 28, 2016 @ 6:40 PM
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Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice just gets curiouser and curiouser. Earlier today, Warner Bros. released a totally bizarre (to say the least) deleted scene from the film, which appeared to incorporate a couple of crucial elements from the DC comic book universe. Although ultimately cut from the theatrical version, Zack Snyder confirms that at least one of those things appears elsewhere in the film — you may have spotted it during Cyborg’s cameo.

Zack Snyder Discusses Christopher Nolan’s Contribution to ‘Batman vs. Superman’

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by ScreenCrush Staff March 28, 2016 @ 11:20 AM
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Though Christopher Nolan executive produced Batman vs. 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...

Blockbusters Need to Stop Taking Sequels For Granted

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by Matt Singer March 28, 2016 @ 10:43 AM
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This is it. The moment you’ve waited nearly two hours (and technically more than two years, since the film was announced at Comic-Con 2013): Batman and Superman are going to square off. God versus man. Day versus night. Collateral damage ignorer versus criminal brander. Who will prevail? We’re finally going to know!

James Wan Says ‘Aquaman’ Will Be Fun, But Hopefully Not Zack Snyder’s Kind of ‘Fun’

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by Britt Hayes March 27, 2016 @ 4:07 PM
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The biggest criticism from those who disliked Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice was that Zack Snyder’s film just wasn’t very fun. It’s dark (figuratively and literally; hardly anything takes place in daytime), gritty and mostly very serious — save for the occasional wackiness of Jesse Eisenberg’s Lex Luthor and Laurence Fishburne’s delightful Perry White. But for those concerned that the rest of the DC movie universe will be similarly dour, take comfort in these words from Aquaman director James Wan.

Zack Snyder Talks ‘Batman vs. Superman’ Surprise Ending, Assembling the Justice League

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by Britt Hayes March 27, 2016 @ 2:41 PM
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Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice smashed box office records over the weekend, and while we wait for the dust to settle to see just how successful it will become, Zack Snyder has been opening up about a few key moments in the film. The divisive superhero epic offered a few cameos and surprises (and one very surprising cameo), including an ending that left some audience members shocked. It’s that particular plot development that Snyder addresses in his latest interview, which sheds some light on his future Justice League plans. Spoilers ahead!

‘Batman vs. Superman’ Breaks a Bunch of Opening Records With $424 Million Worldwide

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by Britt Hayes March 27, 2016 @ 12:13 PM
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Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice had quite the weekend — not only did it break the March opening record previously held by The Hunger Games, but with $424 million worldwide, Zack Snyder’s epic now boasts the highest opening weekend for a Warner Bros. superhero movie. All those negative reviews predictably had zero effect on audiences, who flocked to see the long-awaited showdown between the Dark Knight and the Man of Steel.

‘Batman vs. Superman’ Reveals Release Dates for Ultimate and Collector’s Editions

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by Britt Hayes March 27, 2016 @ 9:40 AM
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Well, that was certainly a quick turnaround. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice just hit theaters over the weekend, but we already know when you’ll be able to purchase the three-hour Ultimate Edition on Blu-ray. Zack Snyder describes the R-rated, extended version as his “director’s cut,” and in addition to that version, fans with a little extra cash will be able to purchase an upgraded collector’s edition that comes with a statuette.

‘Batman vs. Superman’ Director Zack Snyder Explains Why Batman Breaks His Own Rules

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by Britt Hayes March 26, 2016 @ 12:20 PM
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A darker, edgier version of Batman is far from new, especially to comic book fans acquainted with the work of Frank Miller. Zack Snyder took some inspiration from Miller’s Dark Knight books for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, giving us Ben Affleck as an older, more cynical version of the caped crusader. But there’s at least one aspect of the new Batman that has raised a few eyebrows among fans, and if you’d like an explanation, Snyder has one for you — sort of.