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** In the Snyder cut, he does need to interrogate a bunch of Atlanteans to find out where their box is being held, which is more in line with how he found the third one. As for the first one, wasn't it said that that one "called" to him to explain how he knew where it was?



We later find out that she was aware that Victor was watching them. My question is, why not talk to Victor then? How did she know he would communicate with her later that evening? Seems risky for her to wait for him to confront her. He could have gone back into hiding after the forest scene.
* The fact that he was watching them from afar tells her that he's curious but cautious. It's the same technique you'd use to approach a cute but timid forest critter: approach slowly or, ideally, let the critter come to you.

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* We later find out that she was aware that Victor was watching them. My question is, why not talk to Victor then? How did she know he would communicate with her later that evening? Seems risky for her to wait for him to confront her. He could have gone back into hiding after the forest scene.
* ** The fact that he was watching them from afar tells her that he's curious but cautious. It's the same technique you'd use to approach a cute but timid forest critter: approach slowly or, ideally, let the critter come to you.



Wouldn't a powerful big bad like Stepphenwolf be able to take out his parademons? This is like having Shredder being killed by his own foot soldiers. I thought the parademons are brainless creatures with low power levels. My guess is killing them would enrage Darkseid, so he allowed them to finish him off.

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* Wouldn't a powerful big bad like Stepphenwolf be able to take out his parademons? This is like having Shredder being killed by his own foot soldiers. I thought the parademons are brainless creatures with low power levels. My guess is killing them would enrage Darkseid, so he allowed them to finish him off.



When we catch up with Lex in TheStinger, he seems to be living pretty comfortably on a yacht, surrounded by beautiful women and enjoying some Goût de Diamants champagne (priced $1.2 million ''per bottle''), in what looks to be a cove somewhere in coastal Europe. It's probably pretty safe to assume that his assets were frozen after his arrest in ''Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice'', especially considering he seemed to have a speedy trial (if any) and was whisked away to a high security mental hospital where he probably wouldn't have the same attorney or visitation rights as he might in a conventional prison. How was he able to retain the wealth and connections that would make it possible to escape, let alone stay under the radar yet in such lavish surroundings?

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* When we catch up with Lex in TheStinger, he seems to be living pretty comfortably on a yacht, surrounded by beautiful women and enjoying some Goût de Diamants champagne (priced $1.2 million ''per bottle''), in what looks to be a cove somewhere in coastal Europe. It's probably pretty safe to assume that his assets were frozen after his arrest in ''Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice'', especially considering he seemed to have a speedy trial (if any) and was whisked away to a high security mental hospital where he probably wouldn't have the same attorney or visitation rights as he might in a conventional prison. How was he able to retain the wealth and connections that would make it possible to escape, let alone stay under the radar yet in such lavish surroundings?



I mean it exists to kick off the plot, sort of, but... why? How do parademons explode into three glowing cubes for Batman to stare at? Do any other parademons do that in the rest of the film when they die?

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* I mean it exists to kick off the plot, sort of, but... why? How do parademons explode into three glowing cubes for Batman to stare at? Do any other parademons do that in the rest of the film when they die?die?
** Seems to have just been an easy way to kick off the plot, since the scene in question doesn't happen in the Snyder cut. Instead, the history and purpose of the Mother Boxes are told as sort of a joint effort by Diana and Victor.



Why can't the Amazons leave Themyscira? In ''Film/WonderWoman2017'' it sounded like they chose to live there since "Mankind does not deserve you." At least, that's the queen's idea for Diana and the other Amazons was in that movie. In this movie though Diana says, "The Amazons are isolated to an island they cannot leave." Did I miss something? Why can't they leave? Also, it was never established in ''Wonder Woman'' when her mother said, "If you leave, you may never return" was meant as "I fear you won't come back alive" or "You're not allowed back." Does it have to do with that?
* In ''Wonder Woman'', the Amazons saw firsthand the weaponry mankind had developed since the Amazons had isolated themselves - and unlike Kryptonians, Amazons can't NoSell manmade weaponry; it's possible she means that they can't leave because they don't know how mankind would react to them, and if they reacted hostilely, the Amazons would be unable to handle guns and the like.
* Seems to me it's more like not being able to find their way back to the island. Same thing with what Diana's mother said. I saw no reason to believe she would bar Diana from coming back.

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* Why can't the Amazons leave Themyscira? In ''Film/WonderWoman2017'' it sounded like they chose to live there since "Mankind does not deserve you." At least, that's the queen's idea for Diana and the other Amazons was in that movie. In this movie though Diana says, "The Amazons are isolated to an island they cannot leave." Did I miss something? Why can't they leave? Also, it was never established in ''Wonder Woman'' when her mother said, "If you leave, you may never return" was meant as "I fear you won't come back alive" or "You're not allowed back." Does it have to do with that?
* ** In ''Wonder Woman'', the Amazons saw firsthand the weaponry mankind had developed since the Amazons had isolated themselves - and unlike Kryptonians, Amazons can't NoSell manmade weaponry; it's possible she means that they can't leave because they don't know how mankind would react to them, and if they reacted hostilely, the Amazons would be unable to handle guns and the like.
* ** Seems to me it's more like not being able to find their way back to the island. Same thing with what Diana's mother said. I saw no reason to believe she would bar Diana from coming back.



At the end of the movie, Lex is shown on his private yacht, drinking Gout de Diamants[[note]]which has a price tag of roughly $1.375 million USD per bottle[[/note]], having escaped from Arkham, and contacted Deathstroke. I could maybe buy that he made it so that Deathstroke owed him a favor and he was calling said favor in, but in all cases I know of where a rich person was sent to jail, the government will usually seize their assets (which I believe they'd do in Lex's case, considering Lex was likely going to spend life in Arkham if he didn't escape). Where'd he get all that money from?

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* At the end of the movie, Lex is shown on his private yacht, drinking Gout de Diamants[[note]]which has a price tag of roughly $1.375 million USD per bottle[[/note]], having escaped from Arkham, and contacted Deathstroke. I could maybe buy that he made it so that Deathstroke owed him a favor and he was calling said favor in, but in all cases I know of where a rich person was sent to jail, the government will usually seize their assets (which I believe they'd do in Lex's case, considering Lex was likely going to spend life in Arkham if he didn't escape). Where'd he get all that money from?



In ''Batman v Superman'' Bruce used a heavily modified armor to fight against Superman. He was able to tank punches and even getting thrown into a building and through walls with minor damage. It also gave him increased strenght(after he shot Superman with Kriptonite grenade, he kicked him like, 10 meters away) So why didn't he use that armor in the last battle? He could have been a lot more efficient at fighting Parademons and taking damage from them than he was in the regular suit.
* In ''Batman v Superman'', Batman practically had the homefield advantage - remember, Superman came to him; the armor struck me as a more defense-inclined one; however, when going up against the Parademons, Batman's technically on the offensive. He never tries to go up against Stepphenwolf directly, so it's possible he figured that his regular armor would be enough against the Parademons due to his encounter with one at the start of the movie.
* Also, remember that the armor didn't work nearly as well as he had thought it would, and that was in a straight one on one. Against a multitude of opponents, the armor would likely have slowed him down too much, and ended with him getting swarmed and torn apart. In a melee like he's anticipating, he's better served by doing what he does best. Stay mobile, hit fast, and hit hard.

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* In ''Batman v Superman'' Bruce used a heavily modified armor to fight against Superman. He was able to tank punches and even getting thrown into a building and through walls with minor damage. It also gave him increased strenght(after he shot Superman with Kriptonite grenade, he kicked him like, 10 meters away) So why didn't he use that armor in the last battle? He could have been a lot more efficient at fighting Parademons and taking damage from them than he was in the regular suit.
* ** In ''Batman v Superman'', Batman practically had the homefield advantage - remember, Superman came to him; the armor struck me as a more defense-inclined one; however, when going up against the Parademons, Batman's technically on the offensive. He never tries to go up against Stepphenwolf directly, so it's possible he figured that his regular armor would be enough against the Parademons due to his encounter with one at the start of the movie.
* ** Also, remember that the armor didn't work nearly as well as he had thought it would, and that was in a straight one on one. Against a multitude of opponents, the armor would likely have slowed him down too much, and ended with him getting swarmed and torn apart. In a melee like he's anticipating, he's better served by doing what he does best. Stay mobile, hit fast, and hit hard.



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* Silas dies in the Snyder cut.

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* Silas dies in ** In the Snyder cut. cut, Silas is a recurring part of the film and his role ties into Victor's subplot about coming to terms with his backstory and his father's role in it. It all culminates in Silas sacrificing himself to allow the League to track the last Mother Box after Steppenwolf claims it. (Long story.) With Cyborg's backstory cut short for the theatrical version, Silas was left with not much to do otherwise, hence his reduced presence after the tunnel sequence and him surviving the events of the story.


*** Confirmed in the Snyder cut. Victor explains that his father found a way to awaken the box to keep him alive; once he became Cyborg, the box went back to sleep until Superman's death.

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*** Confirmed in the Snyder cut. Victor explains that his father found a way to awaken the box to keep him alive; alive, and that it went dormant again once he became Cyborg, the box went back Cyborg. It's also specified that its initial forced wakeup wasn't enough to sleep until summon Steppenwolf like Superman's death.death was.

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*** Confirmed in the Snyder cut. Victor explains that his father found a way to awaken the box to keep him alive; once he became Cyborg, the box went back to sleep until Superman's death.

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For ''Film/ZackSnydersJusticeLeague'', see [[Headscratchers/ZackSnydersJusticeLeague here]].
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*** Most modern interpretations of the Flash postulate that he is at least an order of magnitude faster than Superman because he has access to the Speed Force and Superman doesn't. There's plenty of evidence that Flash can leave Superman eating his dust when necessary: in the League's fight with the newly-resurrected Superman, the Flash is astonished to find that Superman can even come close to Flash's speed, but still dodges most of his strikes with relative ease. Chalk it up to Barry not yet really testing his limits.

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** Luthor, like most businessmen who conduct business overseas, probably hides a lot of his wealth in foreign tax shelters, out of the reach of U.S. authorities. (Consequently, his tax returns must be HILARIOUS.)

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** Contrary to popular belief, rich people in America can't just "buy" Get Out Of Jail Free Cards. Henry Allen was convicted of murder in a case that's been cold for at least a decade and may have been committed by means that cannot even be determined by then-current year forensics (how exactly DOES one prove a murder was committed by a time-traveling speedster from the future?). The Justice League don't help him because they can't - not without breaking enough laws to get themselves branded as criminals. Bruce Wayne can certainly pay to put private detectives on the case, including himself but, unless some evidence is discovered to prove Henry Allen COULDN'T have killed his wife (or at least introduce some serious doubts to the outcome of the trial), they won't get a new trial. Best case scenario: maybe Superman can persuade the Governor of Barry's home state to pardon Henry Allen (a Presidential pardon wouldn't fly, because most domestic homicides aren't federal crimes).

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*** When Bruce referred to "space shuttle materials" he may have been referring to the heat shielding materials. Space shuttles use several kinds, from spun carbon fibers, lightweight ceramics and layers of Nomex (the fabric used to make firefighters' suits). Barry wouldn't have to steal it. Most of this stuff is stripped off and discarded after each shuttle flight; they're relatively inexpensive and easy to replace compared to most shuttle components. NASA sometimes gives this portions of this stuff away as souvenirs and for science demonstrations. Barry could have scored a large amount of it cheaply, or just pulled it out of a NASA dumpster at super speed.

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* Silas dies in the Snyder cut.


** One would assume the suit he died is one repaired and kept with Martha/Lois.

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** One would assume the suit he died in is the one repaired and kept with Martha/Lois.



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** Both are chalked up to differences in scale. The wrist bracelets are fine for small arms fire (pistols, SMGs) and a certain level of energy weapon (Doomsday's laser attacks) but her film showed she was forced to use her shield for more substantial cover under heavy machine gun fire, and to deflect an incoming mortar. Same would apply for things like rocket-propelled grenades and massive energy weapons. Also, she's a fast moving heroine, but she can't stack up to the other speedsters. Hence why the Flash was called upon to jump start Superman's resurrection (he also generates ''lightning'' at high speeds) rather than her. Fans had issues with Superman being comparable in speed to the Flash, yes, so the filmmakers will have to correct for this in future installments by showing the Flash to be the fastest once he unlocks his full potential. So the speed tiers go like Flash > Superman > Wonder Woman (not sure how to compare Aquaman's speed through water to the others at this point, Cyborg and Batman are at the dead last).
*** Regarding the comparative speeds, keep in mind that Flash is, at that point, just barely starting out in the whole "being a superhero" thing. All he knows is that his powers enable him to move and react FAST. He hasn't yet started really pushing what he can do, because there's not yet been any real need to

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** Both are chalked up to differences in scale. The wrist bracelets are fine for small arms fire (pistols, SMGs) [=SMGs=]) and a certain level of energy weapon (Doomsday's laser attacks) but her film showed she was forced to use her shield for more substantial cover under heavy machine gun fire, and to deflect an incoming mortar. Same would apply for things like rocket-propelled grenades and massive energy weapons. Also, she's a fast moving heroine, but she can't stack up to the other speedsters. Hence why the Flash was called upon to jump start Superman's resurrection (he also generates ''lightning'' at high speeds) rather than her. Fans had issues with Superman being comparable in speed to the Flash, yes, so the filmmakers will have to correct for this in future installments instalments by showing the Flash to be the fastest once he unlocks his full potential. So the speed tiers go like Flash > Superman > Wonder Woman (not sure how to compare Aquaman's speed through water to the others at this point, Cyborg and Batman are at the dead last).
*** Regarding the comparative speeds, keep in mind that Flash is, at that point, just barely starting out in the whole "being a superhero" thing. All he knows is that his powers enable him to move and react FAST. He hasn't yet started really pushing what he can do, because there's not yet been any real need to to.

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** Or he made more money. He's supposed to be a genius, after all.

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* Seems to me it's more like not being able to find their way back to the island. Same thing with what Diana's mother said. I saw no reason to believe she would bar Diana from coming back.

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** Just to address a point that went unaddressed: Superman may not have had widespread support, but a public figure's death usually makes them more sympathetic over time.


** He also got a huge monument ''before'' the events of [=BvS=], after he saved the planet from (essentially) another rampaging monster. Considering that Zod announced his presence across the entire world, while the Doomsday incident was very brief, localized and more likely then not covered up, I don't see how the situations are that much different. To clarify, I don't argue that people shouldn't have liked Kal-El or morn his death, I just don't recall any significant evidence from the movies that they did. Yes, there was that bizzare carnival scene, but nothing to the scale that would rival the concerns and hostility we ''were'' shown.

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** He also got a huge monument ''before'' the events of [=BvS=], after he saved the planet from (essentially) another rampaging monster. Considering that Zod announced his presence across the entire world, while the Doomsday incident was very brief, localized and more likely then not covered up, I don't see how the situations are that much different. To clarify, I don't argue that people shouldn't have liked Kal-El or morn mourn his death, I just don't recall any significant evidence from the movies that they did. Yes, there was that bizzare carnival scene, but nothing to the scale that would rival the concerns and hostility we ''were'' shown.

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