The Batman V Superman trailer/teaser leaked a couple days back. I decided that I was to act as a responsible citizen of this blot in the universe we affectionately refer to as Earth, and not google (or as I affectionately refer to said verb as “jiggle”) my way across the vast, the wide, the unending, the Internet (or as I affectionately refer to it as “Inter-nay”, so the t is silent by mandate or Tinkletown banishes you to an Azkaban-esque location I call YouHaveToWearPantsAllTheDamnTime) for “batman v superman dawn of justice leaked trailer online”. A lifetime passed in the next two seconds, and then I did exactly that. I jiggled for it. And I lapped it up.
I lapped it up like an unapologetic fat American kid whose poison was Coca-Cola and whose diet was birthday cake with a regular but controlled dosage of I’mNotSorryBitch.
Moreover, the bad guys in such fiction symbolise the evils of our society and, in this context, a vigilante like Batman emotes the anger and frustration that we individually feel towards said evil. Batman makes it okay to be Bruce Wayne when we’re going about business as usual, and also provides validation when it’s time to put your game face on and deal with bad guys. These villains aren’t just the brainchild of disenfranchisement and decent graphics, they are a representation of those “some people” that Alfred refers to when he says to Master Wayne, “…some people, just want to watch the world burn…”