Review: JUSTICE LEAGUE Is A Flawed But Entertaining Superhero Adventure - Movies In Focus
It’s fair to say that the DC Comics Extended Universe has had a rocky road on its way to the big screen. Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice and Suicide Squad were both given a rough ride by critics, despite scoring solid box office numbers, while Patty Jenkins’ Wonder Woman was lauded by the critics and the public alike. That film’s success managed to give everyone hope that Justice League might offer some serious course correction to make it match the huge success which Marvel is having. However, this DC Comics team-up flick has had a troubled production – it was quickly retooled following the negative reaction to Dawn Of Justice and it took a major blow when director Zack Snyder left the film during post-production for personal reasons. Joss Whedon was brought in to complete editing along with a rewrite and added reshoots, delivering a work which is a hybrid of two very different styles. That’s just the short version, but suffice to say, much of the movie was changed from what was originally given the green light. The above behind the scenes tales are all well and good – but is Justice League actually worth watching? Yes it is. Some of [...]