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Commentary and first trailer

A preview for the movie was released on the movie for Green Lantern Emerald Knights. Bruce Timm, Andrea Romano and other talked about Batman Year One being the darkest film they've created to this date. The movie will focus on Batman's beginning days at trying to rid Gotham City of crime.

Overview

Centering around Bruce Wayne's first days as the caped crusader, Batman is marked an outlaw by the city he is trying to protect. While doing good, but running from the law, Batman will have to survive the night, or be only remembered as a dream. Based on Frank Miller's story Batman: Year One. The movie was released on October 18, and was able to be downloaded (digitally) on iTunes, Xbox Live Marketplace, Netflix, Playstation Video Store, among others.

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The Year Has Begun!!!! 0

This movie is amazing. The story tells about Batman and Jim Gordon and how it began for them in Gotham City. The story is told staight from the graphic novel by Frank Miller and is brought to the screen very well. The cast was incredible and did a good job voicing their characters. I like it because we get to see the beginning of Batman and Jim Gordon, how they meet, and become partners to help Gotham. This is a great movie to enjoy and you get to see Catwoman too. Overall, I;m giving it a 5/5 b...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Batman Year One : Movie Grades 0

Just watched Batman Year One the animated movie. It's great. It's very gritty and realistic. It's much less like a comic book superhero story and more like a crime drama. No crazy over the top villain or anything like that. It's very down to earth. People wanting to see Joker,Penguin,or Riddler will be disappointed. But, we do get a little Catwoman. Fans of shows like CSI or Law & Order may want to give this a watch. Warning to parents, this is not for little kids. Even though this is Batman...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Near Perfect Adaptation of the Comic 0

Batman: Year One is the animated adaptation of the Frank Miller story arc (and later graphic novel) from Batman comics. I expected a soft-pedaled version ala some of the Batman the Animated Series comic adaptations. Nope. It retains both the quality of the BtAS TV show, with the rawness of the Frank Miller story.  While it does lose some of the grittiness of Mazzucchelli's artwork in transition to screen, it is in almost all other ways the equivalent of the comic, and in some occasions even supe...

1 out of 2 found this review helpful.

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