The internet pans 'awful' new Batman v Superman trailer (Video)
The new Batman v Superman trailer has dropped and online fans aren't happy at all.
If previous short teasers were vague, often bootleg, snippets of the much-awaited superhero mashup, the new trailer perhaps gives a little too much away.
This is the preview they're all talking about...
— Batman v Superman UK (@DawnOfJusticeUK) December 3, 2015
First off, it is almost three minutes long. None of that time is taken up by a gravely voice telling you that the franchise is 'brought to you by the makers of...' or stars so-and-so and what's-his-face.
It is all pure movie footage, and that's part of the problem. Of course fervent fans are desperate for any morsel of information about a new movie, but they don't want it to be ruined by TMI.
That was the main issue for many unhappy viewers...
Seriously, did the new Batman V Superman trailer spoil and show us the outcome of their fight? I lost interest in this movie now...
— Danijel (@SounddesignerD) December 3, 2015
Another issue was the dinner party meeting between alter egos Clark Kent and Bruce Wayne, which was received with much consternation...
the batman v. superman trailer looks like the most expensive possible commercial for some special batman v. superman edition ferrero rochers
— demi adejuyigbe (@electrolemon) December 3, 2015
The "Clark Kent meets Bruce Wayne" snippet was pure cheese, but there are some neat moments in the new #BatmanvSuperman trailer. Interested.
— James Wortman (@JamesWortman) December 3, 2015
A lot of criticism was reserved for Jesse Eisenberg's somewhat 'familiar' depiction of Lex Luthor...
— Frank Pallotta (@frankpallotta) December 3, 2015
Did someone accidentally tell Jesse Eisenberg that he's supposed to be playing the Joker?
— Phil Theobald (@WhimsicalPhil) December 3, 2015
What if Jesse Eisenberg is a better Joker than Jared Leto? #BatmanvSuperman
— Shawn Richter @ Fandom Invasion (@batcap50) December 3, 2015
Nothing against Jesse Eisenberg but his portrayal of Lex Luthor just seems very Zuckerberg / Jar Jar
— Jason Anarchy 🔜 Heavily Masked @ GenCon Booth 819 (@DrinkingQuest) December 3, 2015
This looks awesome, but my god is Jesse Eisenberg awful. https://t.co/9p0wO9EKp0
— Shane (@_sboyce) December 3, 2015
But perhaps the biggest issue, apart from much of the plot being given away, centred around Batman handling firearms...
— Andy Signore (@andysignore) December 3, 2015
Also, Batman with a gun?? Seriously? Ugh...Batman has NEVER been about guns! WTF!
— Gamermd83 (Wakanda Forever) (@gamermd83) December 3, 2015
Why is Batman holding a gun in the new #batmanvsuperman trailer??? That just seems so weird and against his character.
— - Aaron - (@AboveAverageA) December 3, 2015
re: Batman/Superman trailer: Is Batman carrying a gun in that last bit? pic.twitter.com/elZ1jHVq7Z
— Art Of Coop (@ARTofCOOP) December 3, 2015
Batman isn't the only person you should be mad at for having a gun and complaining about aliens.
— Macula (@The_Macula) December 3, 2015