Reviews

Feb 10, 2021
Let's not make any bones about it - on any scale, Dawn of Justice is painful to watch.
Aug 3, 2017
It is without question an important film today, and a quintessential product of the America we inhabit.
Apr 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.
Nov 7, 2016
As this uneven film grinds to an end, it sets itself up for more shenanigans in more episodes with more super heroes.
Aug 11, 2016
While not the worst superhero comic book adventure ever to grace the multiplex, it's likely the most frustratingly disappointing.
Aug 2, 2016
Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice pits the two titans against each other with beautiful visuals, too many characters, and a borderline nonsensical plot.
Jun 10, 2016
I wish I could tell you more, but honestly it's all just a blur of pretentious speeches about what lurks in the hearts of men and noisy fight scenes and nonsensical dream sequences.
May 26, 2016
A movie that beats you into submission and makes you wonder if the sun will ever come out again.
Apr 27, 2016
Over two-and-a-half hours, it stumbles its way through what feels like at least three different movies with clumsy tonal shifts and an entirely confused, barely-existent plot.
Apr 9, 2016
If a filmmaker attempted to combine everything casual moviegoers don't like about superhero franchises, they couldn't come up with a picture as execrable as this one.
Mar 31, 2016
It is the job of the modern superhero movie to explore at extravagant length and in morose detail the burden rather than the bliss of being one of the saviours of mankind, self-appointed or otherwise.
Mar 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.
Mar 27, 2016
For all its overcranked spectacle, I emerged from Batman v Superman in a soporific state; foggy of head, heavy of heart, wondering if it was all just a bad dream.
Mar 25, 2016
When was it decided superhero movies shouldn't be any fun?
Mar 25, 2016
Batman v Superman is a tiresome, ill-tempered film, and one too lazy even to earn its dismal outlook.
Mar 25, 2016
When in doubt, [Snyder] simply slings another ingredient into the mix, be it an irradiated monster, an explosion on government premises, or the sharp smack of masonry on skull.
Mar 25, 2016
This is a high-quality superhero movie for adults, which is a pleasant, almost superhuman, development.
Mar 25, 2016
Yes, it's always nice to see actors of the caliber of Holly Hunter (as a skeptical judge) and Jeremy Irons (as Alfred the butler) get to do something-anything!-in these big splashy movies, but human presence here feels surplus to requirements.
Mar 24, 2016
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to have your head driven through solid rock and glass and brick walls for two and a half hours, blinding flashes of lights unceasingly forcing your eyes shut?
Mar 24, 2016
This is a superhero film which opens and closes with funerals and requires the world's finest detective and an avatar of truth and justice to batter each other (and everyone else) senseless for two-and-a-half hours.