It’s probably a mistake to ascribe any sort of grand strategy to Justice League, Warner Brothers’ latest superhero film made in conjunction with DC Entertainment. The film is necessarily a clash of multiple personal visions and multiple corporate ones: original director Zack Snyder stepped down from the film after a family suicide, and Joss Whedon stepped in to complete the movie, stitching together Snyder’s footage via months of extra reshoots to add character-building and comedy. And Warner certainly had to be aware that Snyder’s grand scheme for the DC Extended Universe — DC’s rushed attempt to catch up with Marvel’s nearly decade-old movie franchise — has been unpopular with critics and has underperformed with fans, until Wonder…

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