Batman has been a time-honoured superhero, a part of the core trilogy that helms Justice League Alliance (JLA), and the only fully human hero that stands respected amongst aliens and Gods. Sadly, Zack Snyder’s Batman undermines the very characterization that makes Batman who he is. Besides the controversial casting of Affleck, the script and direction constructs an alternate Batman that is unlike any we have seen in the comics and animations.
Snyder’s cinematography is top notch, but the film needs more work on its characterization of Batman and Luthor. While it may prove to be a worthwhile action flick, Eisenberg is bound to rile audiences and Affleck is but a distorted caricature of Batman. For fans who are looking for the Dark Knight, look elsewhere, because you won’t find him here.