‘Justice League’ is a pretty good film, which is an improvement

By MARK VIOLA

Back in 2012, Marvel did the seemingly impossible feat of bringing its various comic book superheroes together for “The Avengers,” the culmination of its five previous films. Almost immediately one of the questions raised was whether DC Comics could do the same thing with the Justice League, the team that includes the likes of Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, the Flash, Aquaman and Cyborg.

Now, after four of their own movies, DC has finally delivered “Justice League,” which is actually pretty good. The fact that a “pretty good” Justice League movie is even remotely satisfying to me shows just how rocky the journey has been to get here, with fans struggling through “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” and “Suicide Squad” and then getting a rare reprieve with the better-than-expected “Wonder Woman.”

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