Batman: The Killing Joke - The Novel Cut

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I felt this adaptation was much better represented with a much shorter form factor. Despite how much runtime was cut from this edit, it doesn't feel incomplete. However, my gripe with the original cut remains here, in that all that buildup ultimately didn't lead to the most amazing payoff for me personally. However, that has nothing to do with the editing skills displayed here, and I highly recommend this to anyone looking for an animated adaptation of this story.

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I really liked this. it was good to get rid of the crap opening and get to the actual good stuff

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I love the graphic novel the Killing Joke. It was short, concise, and brutal. Blueyoda's fanedit brings back the brutal concision that was horribly missing from the original. Of course, the important edit is the removal of the unnecessary relationship with Barabara Gordon. This fixed the rewatch for me and made this a watchable, short adaptation of one of my favorite graphic novels.

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Another great Batman Edit form BlueYoda!
My favorite fanedits are the ones that save an otherwise unhappy viewing experience. And the original release with all the extra love crap was definitely an unhappy experience to watch for me. Thank god for this edit!

Pros- A good intro dictates a whole viewing experience for me - start bad, and you spend the rest of the time redeeming yourself. Now, without the excess baggage of studio filler material, this movie is so much closer to the source comic, and so much better because of it. Clearly leaps and bounds above what we were given originally, and still keeps the best parts that resonate with me from the original comic.

Cons - I can now see kinda why the studio wanted to add more... the pace feels very fast for the emotional story being told, at least not as dark as it came through in the comics at least. Not sure if longer lingering shots would have helped, but while it was very close to the comics in visuals, the pacing felt quick and the score felt too lighthearted. And Gordon's journey didn't feel dark enough. And that is no fault of the BlueYoda at all, I think they did the best they could with what they had.

This will ABSOLUTELY be my preferred way to watch. It should ABSOLUTEY be yours too.
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This version is cut perfectly to mirror the legendary graphic novel. Any fan of The Killing Joke must see this edit to witness the novel come to life through animation in this sublime edit.

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