As seen on some of the posters, in one thrilling scene, Johnson's character, Will Sawyer, performs an epic leap from a construction crane to the building.
In real life it was ... decidedly less epic.
Universal PicturesLooking like Michael Bay's stage production of Peter Pan.
The Justice League Is Just Silly
What comics fan wouldn't be thrilled by the movie that finally brings Wonder Woman, Batman, and the Flash together to fight the forces of evil and ... sneak into a cemetery to dig up their dead friend's grave and haul away his corpse?
Even though the movie was mostly grim and serious (with the exception of any laughter Superman's wonky mouth elicited) behind the scenes, the famed superhero team was pure silliness. While rehearsing their battle with Superman, for example, Aquaman was wearing a bathing suit -- possibly a reference to one of Jason Momoa's earlier roles.
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As they took on the Man of Steel (who was annoyed at being Pet Semetary-d back to life) Aquaman's fighting skills weren't exactly as impressive as in the actual movie.
Warner Bros. PicturesThough to be fair, maybe he’s way smoother underwater.
Even less nobly, after dropping his Trident, Aquaman steals Wonder Woman's sword:
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And the Flash teaming up with Cyborg and Batman looks like a cosplay-themed gym owned by David Lynch.
Warner Bros. PicturesThe Green Lodge.
Which really illustrates how impressive the movie's CGI elements were -- with the exception of whoever used MS Paint to cover up Superman's mustache.
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