Review: Zack Snyder's Justice League : Pop Culture Happy Hour The 2017 film Justice League had a famously rocky road to the big screen and premiered to polarized reactions. Following an extended online campaign by Zack Snyder's hardcore fanbase, the director has gone back and recreated his original vision for the film, now called Zack Snyder's Justice League.
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'Zack Snyder's Justice League': Vindication For Fans But What About Everybody Else?

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'Zack Snyder's Justice League': Vindication For Fans But What About Everybody Else?

'Zack Snyder's Justice League': Vindication For Fans But What About Everybody Else?

'Zack Snyder's Justice League': Vindication For Fans But What About Everybody Else?

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Aquaman (Jason Momoa), Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot), and Cyborg (Ray Fisher) in Zack Snyder's Justice League. HBO Max hide caption

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Aquaman (Jason Momoa), Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot), and Cyborg (Ray Fisher) in Zack Snyder's Justice League.

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The 2017 film Justice League had a famously rocky road to the big screen. Director Zack Snyder suffered a family tragedy and stepped away from the film in post-production, so the studio tapped Joss Whedon to take over. Whedon ordered extensive rewrites, reshoots and completely re-edited the film, which premiered to mixed reviews and polarized reactions.

Following an extended online campaign by Snyder's hardcore fanbase, the director has gone back and recreated his original vision of the film. The result is Zack Snyder's Justice League, a sprawling, four-hour-and-two-minute epic that's big and bold and certain to delight the very vocal fans who clamored for it. But what about everyone else?

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The audio was produced by Mallory Yu and edited by Jessica Reedy.