Made as a resume for visual effects supervisor Sandy Collora, this short movie immediately became an underground sensation. I still see this as the best look Batman had ever had on film. He looked exactly like the way he looked in the comic books.
This short film takes certain elements from the "Killing Joke", "AVP" comic books and Batman vs. Predator. Yet it has that inherent darkness that defines the dark knight. Now why can't Hollywood with deeper pockets something as awesome as this?
Everyone have always said that “Batman Begins” and “The Dark Knight” are the definitive films about Batman. Nolan’s works were undoubtedly works of excellence. I would be a fool to say that the two films didn’t impress me--because they did immensely, for mainstream Hollywood that is. Let me tell you a story though, sometime ago in Wondercon 2004, I ran across a fan film on dvd about Batman. The film was a fan film made by Sandy Collora that premiered … more