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Batman: Gotham by Gaslight Review

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Batman Gotham by Gaslight is a love letter to Batman fans. (or at least an apology for the Justice League (2016) version of the caped crusader) Set in 19th century Gotham, it follows the Dark Knight’s attempt to capture one of history’s elusive serial killers, Jack the Ripper.

Jack the Ripper (Batman Gotham by Gaslight)
Jack the Ripper ( Batman: Gotham By Gaslight)

Gaslight strips the masked vigilante of his usual onslaught of gadgets. Giving him the opportunity to earn the title of “World’s Greatest Detective.”

The fight scenes between Jack and Batman were as intense as they were captivating, with both fighters showing immense skill and experience each time they faced off. But, it was Catwoman’s character and zeal to stand up for the defenseless victims of Jack that stood out for me. Selina Kyle’s playful and sleek nature thrived in this animated movie and succeeded in complementing Bruce’s serious persona.

However, Gotham By Gaslight’s real beauty comes with the mystery of Jack the Ripper’s true identity. Throughout the story, the DC animated movie leaves us guessing who The Ripper might really be. And even drops hints through characters such as Hugo Strange and Sister Leslie.

But when the moment of truth finally arrives, Gotham by Gaslight delivers a creative twist and unveils Jack as the last person you would ever suspect. 


Batman: Gotham by Gaslight
Batman:Gotham By Gaslight

Movie title: Batman: Gotham by Gaslight


Batman: Gotham by Gaslight is a thrilling murder mystery that pays homage to Dark Knight’s detective skills. And Though the story drags on at certain points, The animated film cleverly uses vital elements from Batman’s history to tell a captivating story. 

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  • Exciting Murder Mystery
  • Incredible Fight Scenes
  • Awesome Twist 


  • Slow Burn Animation


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