Zack Snyder: ‘Batman v Superman’ Poster Inspired By ‘Seven Samurai’

DC Batman v Superman Zack SnyderSince the divisive release of Justice League, director Zack Snyder has been sharing images online that capture his style of work, most recently a Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice poster that is in reference to another film.

In this new poster shared by Zack Snyder, fans can see Ben Affleck as Batman, Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman, and Henry Cavill as Superman standing side by side staring towards the same way. This poster was not released before the release of Batman v Superman, but it does share the same style of the posters that were out at the time. The poster seems to be inspired by Akira Kurosawa’s Seven Samurai and Zack Snyder recently confirmed this.

"has that 7 Samurai Wibe" from Znyder

On Vero, Zack Snyder confirmed to a fan that the poster is in reference to Seven Samurai, a story about seven ronin who are hired by a village of farmers to defend them from bandits. In Batman v Superman, we had DC’s trinity come together to defeat the threat of Doomsday when other heroes could not defeat it alone. This theme can also be seen present in Justice League.

What do you think of this imagery? Do you wish Zack Snyder had the chance to expand on his ideas for the characters? Share your thoughts below!

Directed by Zack Snyder, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Ultimate Edition stars, Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Jesse Eisenberg, Diane Lane, Laurence Fishburne, Jeremy Irons, Holly Hunter, and Gal Gadot.

Fearing the actions of a god-like superhero left unchecked, Gotham City’s own formidable, forceful vigilante takes on Metropolis’s most revered, modern-day savior, while the world wrestles with what sort of hero it really needs. And with Batman and Superman at war with one another, a new threat quickly arises, putting mankind in greater danger than it’s ever known before.

Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice is now available on Blu-Ray, DVD, and Digital HD.

Source: Vero (via Reddit)

The Superhero Movies Of 2018, Ranked From Worst To Best

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Superhero Cinema 2018 Black Panther Avengers Thanos The Incredibles Aquaman2018 has gone by too fast. It seems like yesterday when the beginning of the new year was upon us, and the advent of having so many superhero movies hitting theaters seemed like a dream come true for every fanboy and fangirl. It’s also funny to look back and remember that although we ended up with a whopping nine major theatrical superhero movies, we almost had eleven. Sadly, Fox delayed both Dark Phoenix and The New Mutants to 2019 instead.

Even with those two films delayed, 2018 was still a massive year not just at the box office, but for the continued advancement of the genre on a number of levels. Whether it was through the cultural significance of a film like Black Panther or the exciting animated adventures of Incredibles 2 and Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, there was no shortage of exciting superhero stories told on the big screen this year.

Here are the theatrical superhero films of 2018, ranked from worst to best. You can start the gallery by clicking “Next.”

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