I did not however appreciate the dead fish eyes of Bruce Wayne that again made him seem more 2 dimensional and detracted from my enjoyment. There are no Tesla or Lovecraft cameos. What good is a hero if he can't be in danger? In fact, this is probably one of the stronger chemistries between Batman and Catwoman that I've seen. Overall if you see this as a short murder mystery there is little to be disappointed by here, and if you crave a more down-to-earth Batman then this will be great for you. The atmosphere in this is great, the pacing is also spot on and the ending is just a little less predictable, where it has left me guessing till the very end toward the reveal of the killers identity.
Batman only vaguely 'Batmans' outside of some grappling-hook action and minor detecting. Batman: Gotham by Gaslight: It is Victorian times and Gotham is looking a little Londonish. Watch this if you like batman and have an hour to waste 7. And if you want to see a better Batman movie check 'Batman: Under The Red Hood' or the much better team up film of Batman and Scooby-Doo. Yes I know this is set in the past but a regression in technology doesn't mean the character has to regress also. In a nutshell: It gives us the familiar Batman from the animated series that we know and love but fails to pass it off as something 'new' by merely changing the setting.
Don't blink or you'll miss them. Before the film started my greatest question was how the hell is he going to solve any mysteries without his super powerful bat-computer and I was looking forward to see how it will play out. What enfolds is a fairly entertaining thriller. The characters are all names that a Batman fan would be familiar with, but it is the way the characters are worked into the story that makes this a great animated film. If they hadn't messed with such pertinent aspects of the story, this would have gotten close to a ten.
There are so many different ideas, characters, themes, etc that could've been used and twisted to make something truly unique. Nobody invents an airplane powered by a diamond. Description In an age of mystery and superstition, how would the people of Gotham react to a weird creature of the night, a bat-garbed vigilante feared by the guilty and the innocent alike? The Good: The greatest thing about Gotham by Gaslight is what it doesn't do. Just download it and watch it. Characters are well written and voiced with Selina Kyle and Harvey Dent being standouts.
The character designs have more of a children's cartoon feel to them. Plotting is mostly solid, though the film ends rather abruptly with one major loose end. There is a killer afoot named Jack the Ripper stalking the streets. One hell of a Bat movie. It's just a lot of regular-looking buildings. Batman: Gotham by Gaslight is based on the book of the same name and has The Dark Knight meeting his match against Jack the Ripper now to say that this film was disappointing is an oversimplification. It is metal, truly R and that makes it very awesome.
Synopsis In an alternative Victorian Age Gotham City, Batman begins his war on crime while he investigates a new series of murders by Jack the Ripper. Too many of the scenes are brightly lit. Unfortunately, they chose to make some rather bizarre changes to the original story that I just can't quite stomach. The very first Elseworlds tale re-imagines the Dark Knight detective in Victorian times and pits him against the infamous murderer Jack the Ripper. I gave it a 6 mostly for the concept of the film and the atmosphere which was really great but when the movie ended it still felt like something was really missing and I couldn't pinpoint exactly what it was until a few hours later. Why even have a movie set in an alternate timeline if you don't do anything unique with it? I can promise you one thing, this type of movie you will not get to see often.
Bruce Greenwood is a great Batman and I loved Anthony Head as Alfred - hope he gets to do more. The violence is muted and the camera turns away from anything possible offensive. Quite a few Sherlock Holmes references too might need to be a real Holmes buff to catch some. There is a killer afoot named Jack the Ripper stalking the streets. Best Site To Watch Free Movies Online With Daily Update Content! The settings felt a bit like London in the 18th Century, and it could have well been London, I noticed that they seemed to be a reference to the Charles Dickens character Bill Sykes, along with a bit of mixture of Sherlock Holmes as well. The very first Elseworlds tale re-imagines the Dark Knight detective in Victorian times and pits him against the infamous murderer Jack the Ripper. The final battle doesn't disappoint.
It is a good mystery that will keep one guessing. It is a realistic relatively style environment with people that act like people actually did back then Guy in Bat costume excepted. Overplayed Victorian elements see above and overplayed Batman elements Joker are nowhere to be found. In my opinion you might as well just watch something like Zorro or Lone Ranger, or any other masked vigilante that Batman was based on as for me its 'back to basics' tone is just a little too basic, but it is certainly a matter of personal opinion in this regard. Also stalking the night is a masked vigilante known only as The Bat.
The voices were well done and filled out the characters to a degree. While other's get to put on a new hat. People seem to miss the point of this one, as they are expecting Batman to have superhuman powers, while forgetting that in the end, he's just a man. I have to think this us more of a marketing ploy An Adult Batman Cartoon rather than a reflection of the material. Before the film started my greatest question was how the hell is he going to solve any mysteries without his super powerful bat-computer and I was looking forward to see how it will play out.