Doug Reviews: Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)

This review was tough to write. A lot of anticipation has built up around Warner Brothers’ Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and not just the three years’ worth since the movie was announced at San Diego Comic Con. For decades, fans have been waiting to see the two most iconic superheroes on screen together. I saw it on an early screening and enjoyed it. Then, I saw all the negative reviews and thought, “Did we see the same movie?” So, I decided to wait until my second viewing to write my review and I’m glad I did, because while Dawn of Justice isn’t as terrible as some are making it out to be, it definitely has a lot of flaws. Continue reading


Doug Reviews: Gone Girl

gone_girl_ver2_xlgLike his 2011 adaptation of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Director David Fincher’s Gone Girl is a very faithful interpretation of the source material. Of course, it helps a bit when the novel’s author is also the screenwriter. What Fincher and Author Gillian Flynn have created for audiences is not just a great movie, but the first must-see film of the fall. Continue reading