I finally watched Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice this weekend.
In all seriousness: it was worse than I expected. It was a hot mess of seemingly random, nonsensical scenes that I felt often contradicted each other, much less the previous movie.
I’d read reviews and spoiled it without remorse, and given my opinion of Synder and MoS, my expectations were pretty low. That I found the film even poorer than those expectations was genuinely surprising. Even my wife — who is not a comic book person — was pausing the film pretty frequently with “Huh? WTF?”
And yes, on top of all this I did not care for these takes on Bats and Supes. My wife was also aghast at the glimpses we got of the Flash. (She generally enjoys the WB version.)
As for Wonder Woman, she was okay. But, let me say that, based on what we see here, I do not feel confident that Gal Godot can carry a movie by herself. Forget the silly argument about whether she’s too skinny; how about whether she can act?
So, yeah, this is probably what folks were expecting from me. Just consider this a confirmation.