Some thoughts on this strange, melodic team-up flick of competency:
- At the end of the day, Snyder stuff = good, Whedon stuff = bad, but the ultimate blockade from allowing this to truly flourish is WB's ultimate control over artists, whether they were first tasked with the project or brought on to 'save it'.
- For instance, Justice League isn't a clear-cut example of artists versus corporate entities, because the former have already lost. Marvel is about compromise within a system; DC is fascinating because there is none of the sort.
- As a result, blood is all over this thing, and it's entertaining enough, mostly imbedded with lean purpose and stunning green-screen computer paintings, but the seams…