Los Angeles based writer Peter Aperlo, whose wide-ranging credits including video game narration scripts, role playing game books and a handful of other Art from the Film books, is out with Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice: The Art of the Film, which features and interesting mix of movie stills, sketches and storyboards from the film.
Covering 192 pages, the book serves up the full gamut of heroes and villains, insider looks at what went into various scenes from the film and its range of vehicles and weapons. While some Art of the Film book aficionados might be put off by the number of movie stills that make up the bulk of the book, I felt that it brought to life the scene storyboards and action sketches.
The bulk of the pages are rightly dedicated to the title characters and the range of not only the gear they utilize, but also the locales and backdrops in which they appear. Wonder Women, as portrayed by Israeli beauty Gal Godot gets some play as does Amy Adams in the role of Lois Lane. The only quibble I can offer is the shortage of images for Doomsday, limited to just a couple of pages…heck even Lex Luthor garnered a half dozen pages.
While am admittedly a fan of the behind the scenes sketches and storyboards; my take is that Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice: The Art of the Film, may actually be better than the movie that spawned it.