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'Big Fat Greek Wedding 2' walks a precarious counterprogramming path taking on 'Batman v Superman'

'Big Fat Greek Wedding 2' walks a precarious counterprogramming path taking on 'Batman v Superman'

Ever since Adam and Eve came upon a second tree in the Garden of Eden, mankind has been intrigued by counterprogramming. Sure, there's an appealing option right in front of us, but maybe the other one is a little better?

That stretches, in a rather different manner, all the way to the current moment and the upcoming box-office battle between “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” and “My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2.” In modern Hollywood, a place with more celebs but fewer snakes (with apologies to certain talent agencies) this takes the form of different movies. Contrasting movies. Movies that couldn't be more disparate if you froze one in liquid nitrogen and...

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