See cut scenes in 'Batman v Superman' Ultimate Edition trailer

Can making a long film even longer improve it?

Published Thu, Jun 2 2016 5:46 PM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 11:59 AM CST

Critics weren't kind and fans were disappointed, but can another 30 minutes of footage save 'Batman v Superman'? I guess we'll find out next month when Warner Bros. drops an extended version of the superhero epic - but some interesting snippets in the newly release trailer give hope.

With around 30 minutes of additional content adding up to a butt-numbing 3 hours, the 'Batman v Superman' directors cut is widely expected to give the often chaotic editing and pace of the theatrical cut new focus. The film ended up grossing a very respectable $870 million worldwide, but which was far less than studio expectations - as well as competition such as 'Captain America: Civil War' whichamassed a $1.1b haul.

See cut scenes in 'Batman v Superman' Ultimate Edition trailer |

'Batman v Superman: The Ultimate Edition' hits 4K UltraHD, Blu-ray, DVD and digital from next month.

Ben joined the TweakTown team in 2008 and has since reviewed 100s of movies. Ben is based in Australia and has been writing entertainment based news and reviews since 2002 and for TweakTown since 2007. A student of film, Ben brings a wide understanding of the medium to the latest happenings in entertainment circles and the latest blockbuster theatrical reviews.

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