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Burbank, CA – Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has accepted the MPAA’s “R” rating for its upcoming animated film, Batman: The Killing Joke, choosing to remain true to the landmark DC Comics graphic novel’s violent, controversial story, and making the film the first non-pg/PG-13 rated movie in the nine-year history of the DC Universe Original Movie franchise.
Batman: The Killing Joke, one of the best-selling graphic novels in history, tells the tale of The Joker’s origin story – from his humble beginnings as a struggling comic, to his fateful encounter with Batman that changes both of their lives forever. Actors Kevin Conroy and Mark Hamill reprise their Batman: The Animated Series roles as Batman and The Joker, respectively.
Since its inception in 2007, the DC Universe Original Movie franchise has brought classic and current DC Comics stories and characters to animated life through a series of primarily PG-13 rated films. »
- ComicMix Staff
Ricky Church continues his countdown to Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice with DC: The New Frontier…
With a week to go until Batman v Superman is released in theatres, anticipation has been steadily building to see DC’s most famous heroes – Wonder Woman included – on the big screen. There’s a bit more to the Countdown to the film and the latest entry looks at Darwyn Cooke’s DC: The New Frontier, examining the Trinity’s partnership in the 1950s during a time when social liberties and freedoms were threatened in America due to McCarthyism and the Red Scare.
In this timeline, vigilantism became outlawed because people could not trust those who wore a mask and refused to testify to Senator Joe McCarthy’s House Un-American Activities Committee. As a result, the Justice Society of America disbanded and few heroes operated during this time at all. Superman and Wonder »
- Ricky Church
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