With a less than stellar origin movie and a plot involving Sylvester Stallone as a talking man-shark and a giant kaiju starfish, was there ever really any hope for James Gunn’s franchise stream-crossing follow up?
Zack Snyder's Justice League lands its UK 4K UHD Blu-ray debut without any sign of a US disc, splitting its epic 4 hour runtime over two 100GB discs, affording that extra room to look stunning in native 4K and wow with Atmos.
Attempting to right a great deal of wrongs, this impossible fan dream finally materialises and is a hell of an experience - a visually striking epic of untold proportions that simply has to be seen to be believed.
Sky Cinema adds Zack Snyder's Justice League to listings for 18th March
by Andy Bassett
UPDATED: Billed as Zack Snyder’s Justice League, the director’s original vision will now air in the UK free to Sky Cinema subscribers on 18th March, the same day it comes to HBO Max customers in the US.
Possibly a soft reboot of the DC Animated Movie Universe after the excellent but climactic Apokolips War, Man of Tomorrow reintroduces a young Superman, and throws the bounty hunter Lobo and the Martian Manhunter into the mix too.
So did we really need another superhero TV show? This time introducing acrobatic teen Stargirl and the Z-list Justice Society of America? Well, regardless, we've got one, but the real surprise is that it's actually pretty damn good.
Following one of the worst trailers in TV history, DC's Arrowverse addition, Batwoman, proves surprisingly watchable, retaining a darker vibe, nice nods from the comics and more than a passing tonal connection to the still superior Gotham.
One of DC's best modern superhero movies, Shazam! enjoys the warm heart and feel-good comedy factor of classics like Big and even the genre-defining Superman, and earns itself a strong 4K package with striking Dolby Vision and thundering Atmos.