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Batman Beyond-Return of the Joker

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The sleeker, deadlier and seemingly immortal clown prince of crime is back with his own unique brand of havoc and mayhem. When bruce wayne is almost killed in one of the joker's latest attacks, batman vows to avenge his mentor and put the joker to rest forever.


Studio Warner
SKU 40718638
UPC 012569717251
UPC 14 00012569717251
Format DVD
Release Date 12/6/2005
Rating NR
Aspect Ratio
Standard  1.33:1 [4:3]
Name Batman Beyond
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Review Having been a big fan of the WB's Batman Beyond series, the arrival of the first feature-length adventure for this new, edgier incarnation of the caped crusader was a welcome day...The story is classic Batman fare, facing the new Dark Knight off against his predecessor's most troublesome nemesis. Timm's crew has always handled the Joker very well--bringing out the dark, deranged psychopath instead of painting him as a ridiculous buffoon with a violent streak--and this incarnation is no exception...This is not to say that the plot is derivative--far from it. Despite decades of exploring the Batman mythos in comics, books, TV, and movies, Return of the Joker manages a few surprises, some of them fairly major, and manages them quite well...Return of the Joker belongs on the rack of any fan of American animation in general, and the Timm/Dini DC comic adaptations in particular. And if you're a fan of the Caped Crusader, it's a better investment than a large percentage of the live-action Batman fare. If you've liked some of the other feature-length Batman productions by this animation team, then this should be no exception. Those completely unfamiliar with the world of Batman Beyond might be a bit confused at first, but the film stands remarkably well on its own, relying very little on knowledge of the characters drawn from the TV series.
ReviewRating 9
ReviewSource Apollo Movie Guide
Review Imagine someone other than Bruce Wayne donning the cap and cowl that is Batman. Goosebumps migrate onto my back just pondering the thought. Throughout their history, comic books have been packed with drastic gimmicks derived to inject a boost in sales. I thought that was what was going on when I heard that a new incarnation of the animated Batman movies was on the way. And Batman Beyond does just that -- it provides drastic gimmicks that go far past fans' initial assumptions -- and their doubts -- and makes me a believer that comic book characters can age...Full of beautiful, rapid-fire animation rooted in Japanese anime, Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker is an animated masterpiece. The pulse-pounding action sequences are a marvel, and the voice acting, which includes Mark "Luke Skywalker" Hamill as the Joker, is truly commendable. However, what makes this film tremendously appealing to Batman fans, young and old, is the way it draws from the franchise's long standing history to lay the groundwork for the updated version...This is an intelligent animated film that can be understood by everyone. While it is intense and sometimes violent, this is not any worse than what's on television every day. If the premise of Batman Beyond was originally a gimmick, it has become one that is equally innovative and carefully crafted.
Reviewer Ryan Cracknell
ReviewRating 9
DVD, Uncut
Product Attributes
Actor Batman Beyond
Label Warner Home Video
Music Format DVD
Video Format DVD
Quotes ...stylish and wonderfully exciting animated feature, well-voiced and written, with solid animation.
David Cornelius, The whole story is brimming with suspense, action, and humor - in short, everything a great movie can be.
Gerry Shamray, Sun Newspapers Surprising cartoon shocker that would have made a great live action Batman movie.
Peter Canavese, Groucho Reviews The PG-13 rating...reflects the mortal intensity of this most chilling of animated Batman tales.
Vince Leo, Qwipster's Movie Reviews ...a strong visual and aural of the best Batman movies, animated or live-action, period.

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