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Has DC film universe finally figured it out?

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After Justice League's failure, there was a considerable shake-up at DC Films by Warner Bros. There have been a few announcements since then that augur well for the future of films based on DC Comics. We may see a resurgence of DC film universe.


When DC Extended Universe was created, Warner Bros sought Christopher Nolan’s help in building it. But Nolan refused to because of one simple reason: he abhors CGI and uses it only when absolutely necessary. And while you can make Batman films with purely practical effects, Superman and Wonder Woman have godlike powers and it would be impossible to portray them in a realistic manner without the use of computer-aided visual effects. Warners then, oddly enough, decided to fall back on Zack Snyder, whose adaptations of graphic novels 300 and Watchmen had proved polarising. The result was a stream of continuous failures.

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Man of Steel, the first DCEU film, also similarly divided critics. The follow-ups Batman v Superman and Suici…