The Batman: Gotham by Gaslight animated film has been released by Warner Bros. and we are here to break it down. As per usual, we start with our non-spoiler thoughts before getting into our spoiler-filled review.
- Non-spoiler overall thoughts
- Z – Very serious, the same Bruce Wayne you know and love
- T – Dark, moody atmosphere from the start
- Faithful to comic? By Brian Augustyn and Mike Mignola
- The Setting (World’s Fair like Devil in the White City)
- R-rating – “Ivy the Plant Lady”
- Comic comparison – Uncle Jacob, narration
- Who is Jack the Ripper?
- 15 mph, can the human body even withstand that?
- Selina Kyle
- Another song
- Other “reimagined” characters – Ivy, Dick, Jason, Tim, Harvey Dent, Sister Leslie Thompkins, Alfred, Jim Gordon, Hugo Strange, Bullock, Cyrus Gold, The Batsignal
- Time period humor – Batsuit in the compartment of the carriage
- Brutal final fight
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