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The first reactions to The Flash from CinemaCon are in

The first live-action solo film featuring the Scarlet Speedster will speed its way into movie theaters in June.

For someone who can run faster than the speed of light, The Flash's movie is definitely late.

If it feels like we've said this before, it's because we have. But, that doesn't mean we'll ever get tired of saying it - audiences are loving The Flash.

A handful of lucky critics and journalists got a chance to screen The Flash at this year's CinemaCon and they're singing one very familiar tune for the upcoming DCEU film - it's one of the best superhero movies ever.

Here's a round-up of the spoiler-free reactions to The Flash:

The second of the four movies that's part of the outgoing DC Extended Universe pipeline that's coming out this year, The Flash sees Ezra Miller reprise his role as Barry Allen. The film was initially scheduled to come out way earlier before multiple delays, some of which are a result of controversies surrounding Miller and his off-set behavior, forced Warner Bros. Discovery to push it back until it was too late.

Now, The Flash will premiere to audiences who are likely to hesitate to invest in a franchise that's already sunk down to the depths of Atlantis.

Despite the fact that The Flash could be as good as what critics have said several times, the fact remains that it's a movie that's coming out for no reason other than because it's already completed. In a way, it's just like the canceled Batgirl film - so much ado about nothing.

This isn't to say most, like us, won't watch it. You can't just pass up the chance to watch a film that James Gunn and Tom Cruise have praised.

However, you can't help but wonder if the DCEU could've been saved if The Flash premiered much earlier than its current release date.

We're still curious to see how effect Zod's return is going to be in the Flashpoint-inspired plot of The Flash.

Ultimately, one takeaway from the positive early reactions is that Warner Bros. Discovery dropped the ball with the DCEU. We're hoping James Gunn can do better, starting with Superman: Legacy.

For now, DC fans can look forward to what could've been when The Flash hits theaters on June 16.

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Ray Ampoloquio

Ray Ampoloquio // Articles: 5953

Ray is a lifelong gamer with a nose for keeping up with the latest news in and out of the gaming industry. When he's not reading, writing, editing, and playing video games, he builds and repairs computers in his spare time.
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