‘The Flash’ First Reactions: Worthy of the Hype?

Does ‘The Flash’ live up to the title of “the greatest superhero movie ever?”

After several delays, The Flash will finally debut on the silver screen on June 16th. There has been much said about this film, including Warner Bros. Discovery CEO David Zaslav calling it the greatest superhero movie ever. Now, first reactions and reviews for the film are spreading their way across social media, leading many to ask if the film lives up to the hype.

Good, but not the best

First reactions indicate that many fans need to settle their expectations. However, that doesn’t mean it isn’t a fun movie!

The Flash‘ first reactions praise Michael Keaton and Sasha Calle

The Flash first reactions praise Sasha Calle as Supergirl. | Agents of Fandom
Sasha Calle stars as Supergirl. Image Credit: Warner Bros. Discovery.

Batman (1989) returnee Michael Keaton and DC’s new Supergirl Sasha Calle receive high praise in their roles. Many of The Flash first reactions wish they got to see more.

DC finally catches lightning

The Flash first reactions praise Michael Keaton's return as Batman. | Agents of Fandom
Michael Keaton as Batman in The Flash. Image Credit: Warner Bros. Discovery.

The DCU has had many false starts and promises over the last 10 years. However, it seems from The Flash first reactions that viewers are finally filled with excitement about DC’s movies.

Mostly positive reactions for DC’s reset

Early indications suggest that many are enjoying the movie, despite its flaws. Michael Keaton and Sasha Calle appear to be the standouts in this film and will make fans crave Sasha’s return in Supergirl: Woman of Tomorrow. The Flash races to theaters on June 16, potentially marking the beginning of James Gunn’s grand DCU plan.

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