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Conor Brophy: Batman v Superman joins the €1bn club

Critics are at odds with cinemagoers as film garners huge success at the box office

3rd April, 2016
Warners Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

It’s a sad state of affairs for Ben Affleck, and no mistake.

In case you haven’t seen it yet, “Sad Affleck”, with now close to 20 million views on YouTube alone, is a clip of the actor reacting to a question from a reporter about the “mixed” reviews for his latest film Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.

The video owes its viral impact to the notion that...

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