The MCU thrives whenever Captain America and Iron Man are front and centre. This film thrives by fracturing them apart.
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“Be their hero, Clark. Be their angel, be their monument, be anything they need you to be... or be none of it. You don't owe this world a thing. You never did.”
This line perfectly sums up the convoluted and internally conflicted ideologies that poison and destroy the entire Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice experience. In trying to be everything DC fans could dream of and more, the bloated film ends up…