The Dark Knight outsmarts the Man of Steel in new Batman v Superman clip

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Mar 2, 2016, 4:42 PM EST (Updated)

The armored suit and lifetime of experience help, sure, but Batman is still going to have to bring his A-game if he wants to knock off the Man of Steel. 

Apart from several trailers showing some GRIM DARK snippets of the fight between DC’s two titans, we haven’t actually seen much in regard to how the two heroes interact in Batman v Superman. Or, you know, how Batfleck is managing to keep this fight interesting — considering he is heavily overpowered in just about every reasonable respect. Well, this new clip shows off one tactic Batman will be pulling from his bag of tricks.

The clip focuses on one of the battles we’ve already glimpsed in the trailers, with Superman lifting Batman up above the city, then tossing him down on the roof of a building. But, as Supes commands Batman to stay down, the Dark Knight pulls out some trademark misdirection to finally get a shot off. But what is in that bullet, you ask? Guess we’ll have to wait a few weeks to find that out.

This scene is classic Zack Snyder, and as expected, it looks great. But can a 2+ hour movie of this actually work as a coherent film? Or is this basically just shaping up into several stunning set pieces jammed together with heavy exposition? That’s the question we’re still asking.

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice opens March 25.

Check out the new clip below and let us know what you think:

(Via Jimmy Kimmel Live!)

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