In an alternate universe, Henry Cavill signed on to two more Superman films, and Zack Snyder made two more amazing films that everyone enjoyed. The people were happy, and nobody cared about money, nor did they care about the fact that Marvel had been bought by Disney because those who enjoyed comics enjoyed all the movies equally.
But in this universe, DC and Warner Brothers saw the money Marvel was making and decided to do their best to emulate what they were doing, because they too, wanted to make a lot of money. So instead of Zack Snyder making two more awesome Superman movies, he got saddled with a revamp and a retcon, and was told to make a Batman Superman movie in order to speed up the plans to bring about a Justice League film that would compete with “Avengers”
What we got were one or two lines that sounded like a Batman movie, and then the rest was a bunch of prattling that ended with a Giant doughboy fighting 3 of the Justice League. What have we seen in the Batman V Superman Film, The Wonder Woman Film, and the Justice League film? In all three films ALL 3, team of heroes fights ONE GIANT GUY, who is of course super powered and evil.
Steppenwolf? That one guy from mythology? Doughboy Zod?
What would have been great, is for the accounts and lawyers salivating over money to stop screwing around, and let real artists do their craft, and let them make amazing films that will not only exceed expectations, but turn the kind of profit that these same greedy weasels can celebrate.
If the people running warner brothers truly loved their characters and the things that they stand for, we would not have to take to forums and complain about whether or not there’s a good cut of a terrible film on the floor somewhere. I wish Zack Snyder had been given not only the budget he deserves, but… TRUST. THE TRUST HE DESERVED TO DO A GOOD JOB.
The love he showed for the Watchmen movie alone proved that he should have been the right person to do the job. Unfortunately for him, he suffered a tragedy of his own and had to step away from things to deal with it. I honestly believe that Christopher Nolan, Zack Snyder, and Patti Jenkins have shown us that they can make amazing single character films, and I imagine if all three worked together could save the DC Universe of movie characters. Why we settle for the things we settle for with regard to the DC universe, is beyond me.