The original was fine. The bloated masturbatory Snyder cut was not fine.
Describing it with that terminology does not discourage me from watching it
Rube is basically the only person I’ve seen not raving about it, FWIW
Hmm, no he’s not. “Bloated mess” is a pretty common description from anyone over the age of 16 who doesn’t live in their moms basement.
There’s a reason why the job position of Editor holds power in a film, it’s necessary and keeps a directors whim in check. In this case you had a director doing his own editing and a 4 HOUR slog was the result. That does not make a good movie, that makes a self-indulgent piece of crap.