Is on the Gin
- May 26, 2020
- United Kingdom
I'm the opposite because honestly, it's real life shitposting at this stage. It's Zack Snyder shitposting up a storm pretty much because I've seen quite a few other works try to pull off this artsy bullshit to pretend to be elevated works that I can't help but think Zack Snyder knows this is dumb for a comic book film and is doing it deliberately to poke people who were all on about how no-one needed or wanted the Snyder Cut and how it didn't matter and shouldn't happen. A sort of "yeh well everyone else uses this kind of arty farty imagery for silly stuff and people lap it up so I'm gonna do it just to show how dumb it is".I am mostly getting pissed at how much pointless faux-imagery there is there, as if Justice League won't be anything but a traditional superhero movie with an unusually bad case of washed out colors and smash cuts. Why is Batman portrayed as a martyr? Why is Wonder Woman posed like a medieval knight painting? Does anybody really care that Snyder has a massive hard on the size of Manhattan for Superman-as-Jesus allegory? Why is the Flash posed in a crucified pose on a clock with a Caduceus beside him? And who thought it was a good idea to have Aquaman sitting down in a passive pose that only makes him look bored instead of something more dynamic?
I am getting Sucker Punch vibes all over again, with its overwrought imagery and "icons" that turned out to have no actual bearing on the actual plot, mental state of the protagonist or anything else beside Snyder thinking it was really cool to combine WW1/2 aesthetics with miniskirts and mechas. The sooner this thing flops, the sooner we can bury the idea that Snyder has any greater artistic vision with Justice League.