posted on Mar, 24 2016 @ 09:59 PM
a reply to: neo96
I had major reservations about this film, and the movie trailer bore out every single one of them. From the moment I saw Batman blow a helicopter out
of the sky with an anti-aircraft gun, I knew the whole shebang was hopelessly fubared. And now this, Ben-goofball-Affleck opining on the political
implications of a film which violates every scrap of canon in the process of squashing the characters into an anti-hero mold. Batman has always minced
on the edge of anti-hero status, but explicitly never
Why do we have to reduce Superman, altruistic introvert and overall okay guy, into a bad caricature of the megalomaniacs we have to contend with in
real life? Can't we just have a good dude to look up to for once? Surely that's as valid as the kind of adolescent brand nihilism we're being sold as
the new edge.
There are no heroes in real life, just opportunistic weasels, no duuuurrr. I know that, I see it every day, and I don't go to the movies to have my
nose rubbed in it. I love Superman and Batman because they show me a better alternative to the amoral #show I'm accustomed to. Sucks to politicizing
And also, sucks to politics.
edit on 24-3-2016 by Spookytraction because: sucks to your ass-electorate