With the release date in December and no Star Wars taking up that spot, I think it really has room to shine. Not to mention with the aesthetic that's going for it, I have a suspicion that China is gonna go NUTS for this film like they did for Warcraft.
It really feels like this is where DC gets their chance at salvation, rather than it being the last broken piece of their Cinematic Universe.
I guess China would chobble it up, but the US and Yurp will probably massively shrug at it.
The last good DC movie was the Dark Knight. I didn't care much for mumbly mask guy who I couldn't fucking understand anyway . That movie meandered on far too long, too. Although granted, Dark Knight could've been cut short by an hour as well.
Back. Great film. *braces for inevitable slew of 'saved the DCEU' narratives*
Great to see such emphasis put on compassion being these heroes' most heroic trait, all the way from MOS. I'm also down with the plentiful number of badass NPCs, that's one of the fastest ways to my heart.
I just loved it to bits. SUCH great development and all the characters (aside from Aquaman's hair) looked just like the comics. It felt like how a movie that wanted to kick off a larger universe should've started – I just want to know more about all of the other things going on in this world, and slowly see more things start to expand to intersect with other DC characters.
One of the earliest shots of the film is the Lighthouse Snowglobe sitting on top of H.P. Lovecraft's The Dunwich Horror (though Shadow over Innsmouth might've been more appropriate, since Call of Cthulhu would've been a little on the nose), given the fact that this essentially happens in the film: