'Justice League': 5 things DC has to get right

Wednesday, 15 November 2017, 06:13:42 AM. Wonder Woman, Batman and friends team up in this make-or-break film. Here's my wish list for DC's group outing.
"Justice League" hits theatres this weekend, uniting Batman, Wonder Woman, The Flash and other mighty heroes from the pages of DC Comics. It's DC's attempt to solidify a superhero universe rivalling the success of Marvel's Cinematic Universe, but with mixed reactions to previous DC movies and a troubled "Justice League" production history, there's a lot riding on the new film. DC's team-up stars Ben Affleck, Gal Gadot and Henry Cavill, not to mention Jason Momoa, Ray Fisher, Ezra Miller, Robin Wright, Jeremy Irons and many, many more. That's a big cast to juggle, and it doesn't help that director Zack Snyder was replaced by "Avengers" director Joss Whedon late in production. As a big DC fan, I want to see "Justice League" knock it out of the park, so here's my wish list for DC's big group outing. Now Playing: Watch this: Comic-Con 'Justice League' sneak peek trailer brings... 4:17 It has to be fun Now I'm not saying "Justice League" has to hit "Thor: Ragnarok" levels of mirthdom, but it definitely needs a bit of light after the relentless bleakness of previous movies "Man of Steel" and "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice". One of the big strengths of "Wonder Woman" was that it wasn't afraid to lighten up at times, which leant more weight to the film's serious parts. Hopefully in "Justice League", Joss Whedon's lighter touch will balance out Snyder's grimmer hand. It has to be for everyone I love a grown-up superhero movie as much as the next nerd, but there's a...Read more
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