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Review: Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice - Collision of super heroes in power wars

By Staff Reporter

Published 01/04/2016

Ben Affleck as Batman and Henry Cavill as Superman
Ben Affleck as Batman and Henry Cavill as Superman

The world struggles to come to terms with the arrival of Metropolis' modern-day messiah, Superman (Henry Cavill). A committee led by Senator June Finch (Holly Hunter) asks uncomfortable questions about the god-like protector and his ability to crush humanity.

Martha Kent (Diane Lane) tells her son he doesn't owe the human race anything but Clark's heart belongs to Daily Planet co-worker Lois Lane (Amy Adams). "I don't know if it's possible for you to love me, and be you," she worries.

Unfortunately, tortured vigilante Batman (Ben Affleck) holds Superman accountable for the deaths of the innocent and declares war.

While the two crimefighters are locked in battle, inflamed by the scheming of Lex Luthor (Jesse Eisenberg), a new threat arises. When all hope seems lost, Amazonian warrior Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot) enters the fray...

Three stars

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