Justice League Dark: Apokolips War – Review
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The DC Animated Universe comes to a conclusion in this ultimate film. Over the course of several years, numerous films expanded this universe through the eyes of Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, and many more beloved characters.
The film is directed by Matt Peters and Christina Sotta. Together these directors deliver a dark conclusion as the Justice League and fellow heroes challenge the tyrant Darkseid in an all-out war for Earth and the universe.
After a colossal battle, the world is left in ruin. Therefore, John Constantine, Superman, and Raven band together to defeat Darkseid once and for all. The movie delivers on its mature rating for the intense violence, blood, and deaths of characters that express the stakes of this final battle.
The talents behind the characters continue with Matt Ryan as John Constantine, Jerry O’Connell as Superman, and Taissa Farmiga as Raven. Also, horror icon Tony Todd plays the tyrannical new god Darkseid. Each actor brings forth the true essence of their particular characters and emotional fortitude.
The conclusion is powerful as the climax continues to deliver moments that are unpredictable and grand in scale. A more potent connection will be for viewers who have kept up with this particular series of films over the following years starting with Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox (2013). Then with the later editions that expand on this universe including Justice League War (2014), The Death of Superman (2018), and The Reign of the Supermen (2019).
Justice League Dark: Apokolips War (2020) is the final piece for collectors and fans of the franchise. The film does not disappoint and keeps the viewer on the edge of their seat as the events unfold in a cataclysmic fashion.