With director Patty Jenkins and DC stalwart Zack Snyder in attendance, a select few managed to score the opportunity over the weekend to see the Gal Gadot movie months ahead of schedule.
Saying his final goodbye to Marvel and the franchise, Hugh Jackman has put in a performance to remember according to the critics.
The 2017 feature has been given plaudits in some quarters, while others lambast the title for a lack of imagination that falls as flat as a punch to the face
The film has taken on a cult status some two-and-a-half decades after it's release, but what was the reception like for a movie that acted as an SNL spinoff?
As if to solidify the franchises standing into the Hollywood halls of shame, the follow up to the novel adaptation has been dismissed by reviewers who find little redeeming about the picture.
The comical spinoff is just what the doctor ordered for critics who feel jaded by modern superhero titles, as they agree the picture puts the fun back in DC.
With television and film crossing over in the DC world, the cast members of the live-action series have given their voice to a short.
If the studio was planning on lowering audience expectations for the action sequel, then the critics have done them no favors to champion the picture outright.
The 46-year old Hollywood starlet took a major gamble with this Chinese American war epic and while there are some stunning visuals, it falls well short of excellence in the critics eyes.
While the action blockbuster has been released across most countries globally, the consensus is that the franchise has worn out it's welcome after 6 attempts
Despite his calls on Jimmy Kimmel for fans to get more excited about his gangster drama project, it appears the filmmakers plea has fallen on deaf ears.
Having won over the critics with Danny Boyle's long awaited follow up, talk is already underway to make the third installment a much shorter wait