Superhero battle sums up a genre out of steam

A sombre symphony of barely discernible mayhem

27th March, 2016
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Ben Affleck and Henry Cavill in Batman vs Superman: The Dawn of Justice

Batman vs Superman: The Dawn of Justice; Directed by Zack Snyder; Nationwide, 12A; Rating: 

The Club; Directed by Pablo Larraín; IFI, no cert; Rating: 

Following 2013’s Man of Steel, his murky, misshapen superhero blockbuster, director Zack Snyder brings his convoluted, bombastic aesthetic to a compendium of DC Comics’ best-known characters in Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice. The answer to rival Marvel’s all-conquering Avengers franchise, this sombre symphony of...

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