Blu-Ray Review: Batman – The Killing Joke (Limited Edition gift set)

Review by Ben Gummery


1387325ab956c8c74bb3ab7914759e29_XLBatman: The Killing Joke is a 2016 American animated superhero film produced by Warner Bros: Animation and distributed by Warner Bros: Pictures.

The film is the twenty-sixth film in the DC Universe Animated Original Movies series.

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Review: The Killing Joke

Written by Lewis Mainwaring *Spoilers*


Killingjoke (1)Fans of Alan Moore and Brian Bolland‘s 1988 definitive one-shot graphic novel – Batman: The Killing Joke, have been waiting a very long time to see a full-length adaptation.

Batman: The Killing Joke is a 2016 American animated superhero film produced by Warner Bros: Animation and distributed by Warner Bros: Pictures. The film is the twenty-sixth film in the DC Universe Animated Original Movies series.


Both the original  graphic novel and this film is set in the fictional U.S. city of Gotham, Batman: The Killing Joke provides an origin story for the supervillain the Joker, loosely adapted from the 1951 story arc “The Man Behind the Red Hood!”.

Taking place over two timelines, The Killing Joke depicts the Joker attempting to drive Jim Gordon insane and Batman’s desperate attempt to stop him.

The film is directed by Sam Liu, written by Brian Azzarello and stars the voices of Kevin Conroy, Mark Hamill, Tara Strong and Ray Wise. Continue reading

Newly Released ‘Batman: The Killing Joke’ Extended Sneak Peek

Written by Lewis Mainwaring


KillingjokeFans of Alan Moore and Brian Bolland‘s 1988 definitive one-shot graphic novel, Batman: The Killing Joke, have been waiting a very long time to see a full-length adaptation.

Since it’s announcement by producer Bruce Timm during the Justice League: Gods and Monsters panel at San Diego Comic-Con ’15, there has been a lot of excitement and anticipation for this animated film with both Kevin Conroy and Mark Hamill reprising their roles as Batman and the Joker, respectively. Continue reading