Early Reactions To Zack Snyder’s Justice League Are Promising

Early Reactions To Zack Snyder’s Justice League Are Promising
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Another superhero movie hits streaming services this week and for some, it might seem a bit familiar.

Zack Snyder’s Justice League is the original director’s vision for the big screen superhero team-up, giving an alternate cut of Joss Whedon’s 2017 Justice League. With only a few days to go until release, some critics caught a full look at Snyder’s cut and early reactions indicate it may actually improve on the original.

Snyder’s Justice League will come in at 4 hours and 2 minutes, which is double the runtime of the 2017 release. What exactly is included in these extra two hours, you ask?

Many of the scenes that Snyder shot before he departed the film, which then ended up on the cutting room floor, have made it into this latest version. We’ll also see the return of DC characters such as Jared Leto’s Joker from Suicide Squad and Joe Manganiello as Deathstroke. Major DC villain Darkseid will also see the light of day in Snyder’s cut.

Audiences can also expect a whole new look to the tone and visual effects of the film with Snyder bringing his distinctive style. You can get a taste of what’s to come in the latest trailer.

So, do a handful of cut scenes and Superman in a black suit make for a better version of the film? Here’s what early reactions are saying about Zack Snyder’s Justice League. 

For those wondering just how different the Snyder cut is to the Whedon version, apparently very.

Cyborg actor, Ray Fisher, also had plenty of good things to say about it.

Zack Snyder is a veteran of the DC universe with Man of Steel and Batman vs. Superman under his belt. It seems more likely that if you like his previous DC films then you’ll like this one too.

There’s not long to go until fans will be able to weigh in on the long-awaited Snyder cut for themselves. Zack Snyder’s Justice League will be released on March 18 and Australians can stream it exclusively on Binge.


  • Funny that all the feedback posted here is from males, while all the positive feedback that turned up in my twitter feed is from females. I guess its something everyone can enjoy?

  • The last review sounds like the most believably accurate. Snyder fans will love it, everyone else will not. Looking forward to both the Snyder cut & The Flacon & the Winter Soldier this weekend.

  • I still don’t get why some were so hostile to both this happening and the fans that helped make it happen. The amount of hostility (especially from some in the media) was genuinely puzzling.

    • It was a handful of nut bars clashing with another handful of nut bars that ruined it for everyone else, as tends to be the case with everything these days.

      • You don’t have to be a nutbar to dislike the way that Snyder treat the DC characters. Everything was bleak, dark and joyless. I get that that’s the running joke about DC, but being a popular idea doesn’t make it true.

        The later movies dealt with the setting vastly better than Snyder ever did. I was glad to see Snyder removed from the franchise, was disappointed to see Warner make the usual Warner mistakes and welcome him back, and will be glad to finally be rid of him.

  • I mean, the reactions to the original was that it was a steaming pile of of shit, so anything an improvement I guess?

  • I really want this to do well.. For no other reason than, if it doesn’t live up to the hype, the DCEU can kiss itself goodbye. Regardless of its canon status.

    • I’m not sure that’s the case. WW 1984 was a steaming pile but the two prior movies Shazam and Aquaman were well received and have sequels in the works that weren’t contingent on Justice League, and plans to “Flashpoint” the DCEU are proceeding.

      The DCEU will go on regardless, though if Snyder’s Justice League proves popular some of the Darkseid stuff might worm it’s way back into the overarching storyline.

  • Early reactions to Batman vs Superman and Suicide Squad were also largely positive as well. I’ll wait on reviewers that I know and respect.

  • Boy, I can’t wait for a visual delivery that makes it look like the film has been dunked in urine, and treatment of characters and stories that I love that, well, also feel like they’ve been dunked in urine. Hope that this is the last the series sees of Snyder and his joy-sucking, darkity-dark-dark lord of darkness treatment of the DCU.

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