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Did Michael Shannon appear in Batman v Superman, or was it just CGI?

Michael Shannon Never Stepped Foot On Batman V Superman Set In a recent interview with Metro UK, Shannon talked about his work on BvS. “To be honest, I never went to the set of that movie ever,” ...
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Who are the other three superheroes in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice?

The files even had there superhero logos: Wonder Woman, Cyborg, Flash and Aquaman from left to right order. Victor Stone/Cyborg (played by Ray Fisher): A boy whose partial remaining body got ...
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How is the term "God" meant in the DC universe?

What is the term “God” meant to mean in the DC universe? Exactly what it means in this universe...someone/thing/power who is worshipped as a "God". The only difference is that in the DC Universe (...
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Are Barry Allen and Bruce Wayne from different Universes?

You are making so many assumptions here. To make it clear there are two major universes. The Arrowverse, which consists of the TV shows Arrow, The Flash, Legends of Tomorrow, Vixen and Supergirl (...
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Why do Superman and Batman's mothers have the same name, Martha?

It's just a coincidence that the mothers of Superman and Batman share the same name. Martha was the most common name in that era. However, before Superman's adoptive mother got named Martha in the ...
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Wasn't the Dark Knight against killing criminals?

This question has arisen quite a lot since Dawn of Justice came out, and while I think it's a fair criticism of Zach Snyder's Batman, the question is usually framed in a way that has a few problems: ...
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What is the meaning of the graffiti saying "Joke's on You Batman"?

It's a reference to the comic book arc Batman: A Death in the Family "A Death in the Family" is a Batman comic book story arc first published in the late 1980s which gave fans the ability to ...
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What's with the bat branding and its consequences?

Apparently this is somewhat explained in the Ultimate Edition: The theatrical cut made a big deal about Batman branding criminals with a red-hot bat-symbol branding iron, and briefly mentioned ...
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Why is Batman's name placed before Superman's in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice?

The film summary for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice from the sidebar of Googling "Batman v Superman" makes it clear that the plot is Batman/Bruce deciding that Superman is "a bad guy", a criminal. ...
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What was the ending of Batman v. Superman about?

There are two aspects of the ending you're asking: one we can sort-of explain and one we can only make some reasoned speculation. (If you're still reading this, you will be spoiled...) First, there's ...
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How does Superman know Batman is Bruce Wayne

It's strongly implied when Clark/Superman can hear Alfred talking to Bruce during Lex Luthor's party (when Bruce starts snooping around so he can hack into LexCorp's mainframe) that he is realizing ...
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Explanation of Bruce/Batman's nightmares?

Bruce had various dreams in the film and each one has its significance. Like showing his internal fears and some to highlight future events. There is very good detailed description available form ...
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Where did Wonder Woman's sword come from?

The filmmakers have not said anything specific about where Diana gets her modern-day weapons, but keep in mind a few things: It's almost 100 years since the end of Wonder Woman and the beginning of ...
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Do Batman Begins and Batman vs Superman have different origin timelines for Bruce Wayne?

Batman vs. Superman is in continuity with Man of Steel, but shares zero continuity with Nolan's trilogy, also referred to as The Dark Knight Trilogy. This new series of films will be referred to as ...
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Who was the horned creature Luthor was seen with in Batman V Superman: Ultimate Edition?

He is Steppenwolf He is uncle of Darkseid and Darkseid is a major DC comics villain and he was hinted many times in the film. (Already answered about this hints in another question) As per reports ...
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What is the meaning of the graffiti saying "Joke's on You Batman"?

tl;dr: It's a deceased Robin's suit; the assumption is that Joker killed Robin sometime in the past and it has haunted Bruce ever since. The movie does not explain the grafitti. It's meant to be part ...
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Why was Superman able to fly with the kryptonite spear

BvS is the first time we see Kryptonite referenced in the new DC Extended Universe so there are no hard and fast rules in play here so we can only interpret what we see. Previous movie versions/...
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How did Lois Lane know that she has to bring back the spear?

Lois doesn't need to know that the spear is made of Kryptonite, or that Kyptonite has such a destabilizing effect on Kryptonians, or even that Doomsday is Kryptonian in origin. From her perspective, ...
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Why the change in "Rating" for Batman vs Superman in extended cut?

The extra footage included some additional scenes of violence, and gore, and some extremely mild nudity. Specifically: The aftermath of the African "attack" shows more graphically burned or mutilated ...
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Why was there light emanating from Batman's suit?

Thematically: In the movie and in the comics, the eyes glow because they need a way to inform the audience that the suit is a powered robotic suit. Glowing mechanical eyes are the quickest way to get ...
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How did Kryptonite come to earth?

In the original Superman film, it was described as being from a meteorite: The photo shows an ETHOPIAN FARMER holding a wedge-shaped green rock about a foot long and five inches high. The FARMER ...
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Why does Lex Luthor want Batman dead?

Lex doesn't actually want to kill Batman - he wants to kill Superman. All Lex Luthor wants to do throughout Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice is kill Superman, as he fears that a man as powerful as ...
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Why did he say "You are right about him" to Batman?

That was the Flash. One of Flash's powers is he can run so fast he can travel through time. I think that scene was not a dream sequence, but Flash warning Bruce Wayne of a possible future. I think ...
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Why did Superman risk his life in the final fight?

Examining the psychology of Superman in this telling of his story gives us a strong answer. Remember that throughout this movie Superman has faced criticism and doubt as to his character, presence, ...
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Did they use the real Farnsworth House for filming?

It is very similar and I thought the same thing when I watched it. But I found this article, which explains that, while closely modelled after it, it's not the real Farnsworth house, but a newly ...
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Is the Wonder Woman theme original?

Composer Hans Zimmer says in this video interview: It was really important for me to figure out how to find, like this banshee wail ... but it had to be feminine. ...
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How does Batman know that Clark is Superman?

I don't think that Bruce knows that Clark Kent is Superman until after the climactic fight scene. He certainly knows at the end of the film, since he is in Smallville (major spoiler below), but he ...
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Who was the man in the Wayne building?

According to the casting sources, the man in the building is "Jack O'Dwyer", played by actor Hugh Maguire.
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