An editor I know was so bothered by the end of JOKER that he recut the movie to remove, what he felt was heavy handed Supervillain origin details, and instead focuses on an anti-capitalist character piece. I liked it a lot and it got me thinking about some missed opportunities. What are yours? I’d like to place the rule that if you say SNYDER CUT, you have to say something else. That way this thing isn’t just SC
1:BANE in Dark Knight Rises: I liked the movie ok but I HATE that it betrays the original premise. Class revolution led by Bane is far more interesting than the twist they present
- GEORGE MILLER JUSTICE LEAGUE: Who didn’t watch Mad Max Fury Road and feel a pang of sadness that George Miller didn’t get to Make Justice League
3: GREEN LANTERN with John Stewart and Practical effects: I remember when GL came out all my non-comic reading friends kept asking me “Isn’t Green Lantern black?”
4: Don’t send Suicide Squad to Trailer House: Why Tsujihara panicked and meddled with Suicide Squad, I’ll never know. I am the rare bird who likes the final product but it is hard to wonder if it could have been better.
5: Speaking of Kevin Tsujihara: If anyone else headed up WB could we have a much better DCEU at this point? YES, the answer is yes