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On the Lot: Is ‘Justice League’ for everyone or just comic book nerds?




Fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman’s selfless act, Bruce Wayne enlists the help of his newfound ally, Diana Prince, to face an even greater enemy.
Fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman’s selfless act, Bruce Wayne enlists the help of his newfound ally, Diana Prince, to face an even greater enemy.
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When is a $96 million opening weekend a disappointment? When it's a $300 million Justice League movie.

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Vanity Fair's Rebecca Keegan spoke to A Martinez about the vast difference in how this movie was received by both critics and fans. Martinez argued this film was for the comic book nerds, while Keegan was quick to point out that there have been other franchises that have bridged the gap and found a way to appeal to everyone:

"The Marvel movies do seem to have found a way to appeal to both critics and fans and certainly there are movies that Warner Bros. has made in the comic book world like the Chris Nolan Batman movies that managed to attract both fans and critics."

Plus, Jeffrey Tambor's departure from "Transparent" is the latest in Hollywood's sexual misconduct news. Also, how from the ashes of the Weinstein Company, a woman may rise. She's proposing an all-female leadership for its board of directors.

Maria Contreras-Sweet listens to former US President Barack Obama announce her as his nomination to lead the Small Business Administration during an event on the White House grounds January 15, 2014 in Washington, DC.
Maria Contreras-Sweet listens to former US President Barack Obama announce her as his nomination to lead the Small Business Administration during an event on the White House grounds January 15, 2014 in Washington, DC.
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And it's not holiday season in Hollywood, it's awards season. Believe it or not the most surprising Oscar campaign out there right now is the horror movie "It." Could this be a sign of a shifting Academy?

To hear more about the "It" awards show campaign or the latest about sexual misconduct in the industry, click the blue play button above.