Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Reviews

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November 2, 2018
Zack Snyder ends decades of anticipation and finally brings both Batman and Superman together for the first time on the big screen with Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
October 29, 2018
It's difficult to not feel like a lot of "Batman v Superman" is an exhaustive - and expensive- effort from DC and Warner Bros. to catch up to Disney and Marvel's well-oiled cinematic universe.
Full Review | Original Score: B
August 21, 2018
Say what you will about this cluttered, densely plotted do gooder yarn; it sure doesn't play like escapism.
August 18, 2018
If you like Batman v. Superman already, then you'll definitely enjoy the ultimate cut.
March 20, 2018
The results are shocking, at times borderline sadistic but effective. Like the musical score, which resembles a chorus of anvils, Batman v Superman pummels the audience into submission.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
October 24, 2017
It flits to and fro between them, often at dizzying speed, in a way that for a long time is quite enjoyable and yet always carried the danger that my head might explode. Batman... Superman... Batman... Superman... Lex Luthor!
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
September 20, 2017
Go for the Affleck, stay for the Gadot.
April 12, 2017
There is much to claw through here, so much so that the audience might easily find themselves exhausted from the overall aggression of the film. However, a lot of the story does work. The action is good, and the emotion feels real most of the time.
December 27, 2016
Snyder knows how to paint a picture but perhaps needs to stay away from the writing process. Watch the Ultimate Edition when you can, and see if it changes how you feel about the movie. It sure did me.
September 8, 2016
Snyder has brought a different edge to the superhero genre, one that questions what drives these men of steel and creatures of the night to do what they do and believe what they believe. There is something to admire in that.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
July 10, 2016
It wants to be a lot of things, and it keeps on falling short; but it's not afraid to go Very Big in its attempts to return to the idea of superheroes as modern mythology.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
May 2, 2016
Batman v Superman is a step forward for the studio and it promises great things to come from DC. [Full review in Spanish]
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
April 26, 2016
The film is not as unfortunate as some say and is not as bright as others would. [Full review in Spanish]
April 6, 2016
You take the good. You take the bad. You take them both and there you have a Zack Snyder film. It's par for the course for anyone who's followed his films. A little pleasantry and a little frustration mixed together.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
April 4, 2016
In this age of petty Marvels, most comic-book movies merely perpetrate fantasies of power, but Snyder, enacting his personal aesthetic, braves a film that examines those fantasies. He boldly challenges popular culture's current decay.
April 1, 2016
Snyder keeps his stylle but he also seems more controlled, it seems the director paid attention to the criticism he received on the catastophic ending of his last DC venture. [Full review in Spanish]
April 1, 2016
Batman v Superman is a lunking, clumsy, beautiful and thrilling behemoth of a film. The faults are there for all to see. But so are the good points.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
April 1, 2016
The film is so big and loud that it can't help but feel bloated, especially since so much of what's on screen feels rather vacuous. But it looks amazing and is relentlessly gripping.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
March 30, 2016
Overblown and over-long as it is, the film sets up the series to come with a sure sense of its aficionados' wants and needs. It's the perfect launch pad.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
March 30, 2016
Too competent to be universally panned, too disjointed to be universally praised, too anticipated to be a new revelation, too beloved in subject to be easily dismissed, the film will be one people either passionately love or passionately hate.
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