Some of the scenes of the phantasm killing the different mob bosses are excellent! By then, he had parlayed the stolen money into a sizable fortune. Her mistakes are tragically, obviously avoidable, but she insists on making them alone. He notices a familiar-looking man in the background of the photo of Bronski, Valestra, Sol and Beaumont: the man who would become the Joker. And Mask of the Phantasm is probably my favorite Batman movie there is, both animated and live-action. When Batman: The Animated Series became an incredible sensation seemingly overnight, wanted to milk the Bat for all he was worth. It not only plays to the personal and private nature of what happened, but also to that closed-off paranoid view of the world that Bruce Wayne often has. The plot sounds simple enough: combining an original story and a present-day story, Batman deals with a new enemy just as an old love walks back into his life.
The Joker has a past connection with the gang, which is why Valestra demands that Joker protects him or he could be the next criminal murdered. The end result is a slick neo-noir with the added complexity of a Batman origin story and the classic tale of a doomed love affair. She is a former lover of Bruce Wayne turned deadly vigilante, who targets the mob bosses responsible for her father's death. Despite Bruce's menacing demeanor, the thugs fought back fiercely and Bruce struggled to capture them all. The explosion draws the attention of Batman, who jumps from the and starts chasing the Phantasm across the rooftops of Gotham City.
The voice cast is stellar with Kevin Conway and Mark Hamill as Batman and the Joker. Following the basic structure of the theme of the animated series and building from there, the expanded version of the soundtrack makes for pretty fantastic listening. He is internally clashed by his longing to lead a normal life with Andrea as well as keeping the pledge he made to his slain parents to combat law-breaking. Phantasm and Joker fight each other until Batman arrives and saves Andrea after she almost falls victim to one of the Joker's traps. Reeves is taken to the hospital where Batman later breaks in and interrogates him. Ja tegelikult võiks see iseloomustada ka kommunistlikku põnevus- ja ulmekirjandust.
Why alter the origin story of Batman and the Joker for every major Batman movie release? My Take on it — One of the reason I have always enjoyed films featuring batman is the fact that even with with dark past, the storylines seem bleak and glum yet still are always filled with hope. Pixel tags We use pixel tags, which are small graphic files that allow us and our trusted third party partners to track your Website usage and collect usage data, including the number of pages you visit, the time you spend on each page, what you click on next, and other information about your Website visit. The Phantasm breaks into Joker's hideout and a confrontation between the two of them start. As Alfred expresses his gratitude for Bruce never going down that path, Bruce notices a shiny object in the cave and upon a closer inspection, he realizes it is Andrea's locket with a picture of them, which she kept for many years and now she has left behind as a memento of their love. While Andrea initially challenges that, she ultimately confirms it. The film was written by Alan Burnett, Paul Dini, Martin Pasko and Michael Reaves and stars the vocal talents of Kevin Conroy, Mark Hamill and Efrem Zimbalist, Jr. The next day, Bruce went to investigate the place from where the bats had come and realized there was a big cave under Wayne Manor.
It was never used for that purpose. Anyways, if you can get past the fact that Batman's origin involved a woman he almost married never mentioned in any of the previous comics before this , then this does make a decent story. It was at this instant that she fell in love with Bruce. She introduced herself as Andrea Beaumont and she admitted she was interested in Bruce, which is how their relationsip started. These cookies track usage of the site for security, analytics and targeted advertising purposes. Please contact us at or at the postal address listed above, attention: Data compliance department. I really enjoyed it and was surprised that it was based on an animated movie.
Bruce was especially hardest hit by this revelation. I do like reading the novelizations of my favorite movies, and this one was no exception. From studio meddling to a brief production window, this film had everything going against it. When have we ever known what was going on inside him Bruce? Waller then realized from the refusal that Bruce Wayne would never resort to murder to achieve his goals even as Batman. However, our partners, including ad partners, may collect data in relation to your Website usage as disclosed herein. Batman has crossed the line, become a criminal in the name of fighting crime.
With clues, twists, turns and a clever curve-ball during the credits of the film. When he visits Andrea to try to get more answers she rebuffs him, intimating that she knows his identity. Bruce learned that while his fighting skills were appropriate for his quest, criminals were not afraid of him. Bruce then comes to the conclusion that the Phantasm is Carl Beaumont getting revenge of the gangsters and Andrea feels bad for ruining everything a second time. Bruce finds her locket, containing a picture of himself and Andrea, in the Batcave.
With the others dead, Joker is the last one alive, and is the one who carried out the hit on her father. He knew he would be unable to do so, so he and Andrea moved away to the Mediterranean Coast of Europe to hide. In the ensuing adventure, Andrea, in the guise of the Phantasm, proceeded to kill all of the old mob bosses and the last target was the. Their decisions darken their lives and drive a permanent wedge between them, as it had for Charles Kane and his many wives. The word spreads though the city like wildfire.
As Bruce ended his exploration, gave Bruce a note from Andrea along with the engament ring. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this Website. When Andrea meets him again at , she defeats him in a small sparring session. In terms of the film, however, the lack of a name makes the Phantasm more effective. A few years later, current villain writer villain wrote another follow-up that saw Andrea return to hunt down the Black Mask.