The internet pans 'awful' new Batman v Superman trailer (Video) 5 years ago

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.

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This is the preview they're all talking about...

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...

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Another issue was the dinner party meeting between alter egos Clark Kent and Bruce Wayne, which was received with much consternation...

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A lot of criticism was reserved for Jesse Eisenberg's somewhat 'familiar' depiction of Lex Luthor...

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But perhaps the biggest issue, apart from much of the plot being given away, centred around Batman handling firearms...