In ‘Batman v Superman,’ the audience is the biggest loser

Henry Cavill stars as Superman in "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. (Warner Bros.)

Henry Cavill stars as Superman in “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. (Warner Bros.)

There’s a concept in American jurisprudence called “fruit of the poisonous tree.” It means evidence that is obtained illegally cannot be used in court. It means that the product of something bad remains bad.

The deeply unpleasant “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” is, in a different sense, fruit of the poisonous tree that is the equally execrable 2013 “Man of Steel,” though both would be valuable exhibits if comic book fans ever sue director-of-both Zack Snyder for character assassination on behalf of the titular heroes.

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