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YMMV: Batman: Year One
  • Hilarious in Hindsight: Ben Mac Kenzie (who played Batman in the animated film adaptation) is now playing Gordon.
  • Narm:
    • Some of Batman/Bruce's inner monologues veer into this territory.
    • The crazy man holding the children hostage screaming "NO LUNCH! NO LUNCH!"
    • In chapter four of the recolored version, Gordon removes his glasses to reveal completely bloodshot eyes and a really weird complexion, only on his face. One would be forgiven for thinking he was high and jaundiced or something. What makes it especially baffling is that the original newsprint coloring gave him normal white sclera and pink skin.
    • Much of the film comes off this way due to the faithfulness to the comic. Scenes that worked great in print come off as over-the-top and silly when someone is forced to say it out loud.
  • Moral Event Horizon: The Roman ordering a hit on Gordon's son and Loeb firebombing the drunks are the two main examples.
  • Nightmare Fuel:
    • Batman's attack on the mansion with the mob bosses and Commissioner Loeb is both a Crowning Moment Of Awesome and this.
    • He's cornered by the cops, about to be killed... then a cloud of bats crashes through the windows.

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