The black and white Snyder Cut is absolutely black and white and certainly still 4: 3


Well, that didn’t take long. Zack Snyder’s Justice League: Justice is Gray, the black and white version of the film that chops closer to the director’s ideal vision for his superhero epic, is out today on HBO MaxJustice is the release of Gray was first teased last week

Aside from the notable lack of color, the movie still streams in the now-familiar 4: 3 aspect ratio, which I’ve gotten to at least since the initial noise surrounding the choice to keep its integrity. In contrast, your mileage with the new black and white color scheme may vary. The dramatic death that opens the movie plays out a lot stranger when Batman and Wonder Woman appear to be looking from a sort of grayscale blur, instead of the ruined ruins of the original movie. You can judge the potential loss of detail for yourself with WarnerMedia’s new clip:

Just like the original release, Zack Snyder’s Justice League: Justice is Gray is available with all the modern bells and whistles you’d expect, such as 4K, Dolby Atmos and Dolby Vision (although they now use a less distinct HDR-capable gray tone).

The only part of the movie that hasn’t been repainted? That HBO Max reveal playing at the beginning: