Sunday, April 19, 2015

Henry Cavill - VIDEO: The incredible official Batman V Superman trailer is here

PUBLISHED: 19:57, Sat, Apr 18, 2015

Superman vs Batman

Hackers really are the bane of the entertainment industry.

No sooner has some spoilsport leaked the first four episodes on the new series of Game of Thrones, than a grainy pirated copy of the Batman V Superman trailer hit the internet.

In response, the filmmakers had no choice but to release the official trailer days earlier than anticipated.

Fans have been scrambling to get their first glimpse of Ben Affleck as Batman taking on Henry Cavill’s Superman in 2016’s biggest blockbuster. And things are not looking good for Clark Kent. He may have saved the world from the evil plans of General Zod, but Superman still isn’t exactly getting a hero’s welcome.

This is post-modern superhero territory, after all. Now you are just as likely to be seen as a threat than as a saviour.

The trailer opens with cries of “Alien!” and “This is our planet”, voices raised in fear and anger.

Conflicting voices argue that he is trying to help or that he is out of control and bring up the age-old quote, ‘Power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely.’

There is a Messianic image of Superman floating and backlit by the sun before rising chants of “Go home, go home, go home” accompany an image of a fallen statue scrawled with the words, “FALSE GOD.”


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