Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1 (2012)
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It is ten years after an aging Batman has retired, and Gotham City has sunk deeper into decadence and lawlessness. Now, when his city needs him most, the Dark Knight returns in a blaze of glory. Joined by Carrie Kelly, a teenage female Robin, Batman takes to the streets to end the threat of the mutant gangs that have overrun the city. And after facing off against his two greatest enemies, the Joker and Two-Face, for the final time, Batman finds himself in mortal combat with his former ally,
Sep 25, 2012
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...this first half is essentially throat-clearing before the operatic finale. The pacing seems abrupt and rapid...
If you're a Batman fan, just hearing the words The Dark Knight Returns likely gets you excited, so this film was probably already on your radar...
DC's theatrical releases may be facing a bleak future, but titles like this remind us that their direct-to-video line is alive and well.
Audience Reviews for Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1
- Bruce Wayne/Batman: you don't get it son this isn't a mud hole it is an operating table and I am the surgeon!
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