Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, the follow-up to 2013’s Man of Steel is out on DVD. It is directed by Zack Snyder, and stars Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Jesse Eisenberg, Diane Lane, Laurence Fishburne, Jeremy Irons, Holly Hunter and Gal Gadot. The film starts Eighteen months after the destructive battle in Metropolis (Man of Steel), Superman has become a controversial figure. Billionaire Bruce Wayne, who has covertly operated in Gotham City as vigilante “Batman” for nearly two decades, blames Superman for the mass casualties that resulted from his fight with General Zod. Superman, in his public identity as Daily Planet journalist Clark Kent, sees Batman as dangerous and seeks to expose him. LexCorp’s mogul Lex Luthor also sees Superman as a threat and convinces Senator June Finch to help him recover kryptonite from Zod’s failed terraforming attempt from the Indian Ocean however Lex, devious as ever, secretly intends to use Zod’s DNA himself and create an unstoppable biological weapon.
Wayne infiltrates LexCorp to retrieve data from LexCorp’s mainframe, but the drive is stolen by mysterious antiques dealer Diana Prince, who learns that Luthor has files on herself, as well as individuals with superhuman speed (Flash), a cybernetic body (Cyborg), and a man that lives underwater (Aquaman). Wayne later learns not only of Luthor’s experiments with kryptonite, but also his ongoing investigation about metahumans including Prince herself, who is an immortal warrior. Batman attempts to retrieve Luthor’s kryptonite, but is intercepted by Superman. Later In Washington D.C.Luthor detonates a bomb that kills dozens of people, The public blames the bombing on Superman, who goes into self-imposed exile.
Meanwhile Batman retrieves some kryptonite and prepares to launch a strike against Superman Elsewhere, in an effort to make himself invincible, Lex Luther splices his own DNA with that of the deceased General Zod’s and kidnaps Lois in order to lure Superman to LexCorp Tower, where he blackmails him into confronting Batman by holding his adoptive mother, Martha Kent, hostage, hoping that Batman will defeat Superman. However Upon learning of Luthor’s plan, Batman leaves to rescue Martha while Superman confronts Luthor, who unleashes a monstrous artificially bred creature (Doomsday) made with Kryptonian technology, They are joined by Diana Prince’s alter ego Wonder Woman and the three of them battle Doomsday and try to stop the evil schemes of the villainous Lex Luthor.