Site Update: The World’s Finest Reviews Soundtracks For “Batman,” “Justice League,” Animated Movies

The World’s Finest has published reviews for the Batman: The Animated Series – Volume Four, Justice League, Batman: The Killing Joke and Justice League vs. Teen Titans/Batman: Bad Blood soundtrack titles, all released by La-La Land Records. In a nutshell, each soundtrack release is worth adding to one’s collection, with Justice League and Batman: The Killing Joke easily the stand-outs among all four reviews. However, all four titles are feature fantastic work and each deserve a spin. All soundtracks are currently available for purchase through the official La-La Land Records website and through most online resellers.

To read the reviews, please click on the respective images below.

Please note the review for the Justice League vs. Teen Titans/Batman: Bad Blood soundtrack can also be found on the Batman: Bad Blood subsite.

Each review above is part of a larger subsite dedicated to each highlighted property, with each including more exclusive content and features. Stay tuned for further reviews and updates in the days and weeks to come right here at The World’s Finest. Click on the links below to discuss each soundtrack release.

Batman: The Animated Series, Volume Four Soundtrack Talkback (Spoilers)
Justice League: Original Soundtrack to the Animated Series Soundtrack Talkback (Spoilers)
Batman: The Killing Joke Soundtrack Talkback (Spoilers)
Justice League vs. Teen Titans/Batman: Bad Blood Soundtrack Talkback (Spoilers)

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Site Update: The World’s Finest Reviews “Batman: The Killing Joke”

The World’s Finest has published its review of the Batman: The Killing Joke animated feature, now available on Blu-ray, DVD and through most digital outlets. A complicated movie that makes some very questionable choices in story-telling and character portrayals, Batman: The Killing Joke is definitely an animated movie that will divide fans. To read the complete review, click on the image below.

Produced by DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. Animation, and distributed by Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, Batman: The Killing Joke is available now via digital outlets and physical media.

A small subsite dedicated to Batman: The Killing Joke has also been added to The World’s Finest, including an assortment of new stills and video clips from the feature. Click on the review link above to further access the dedicated additional content. Stay tuned for further reviews and updates in the weeks to come right here at The World’s Finest.

Click here to discuss the Batman: The Killing Joke animated feature.

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Announces “Justice League Dark,” “Teen Titans: The Judas Contract,” “Batman and Harley Quinn” Animated Movies

Revealed during the San Diego Comic-Con 2016 debut of Batman: The Killing Joke World Premiere panel, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment announced three DC Universe Animated Original Movies slotted for 2017. The movies will be a mix of animated features taking place in the growing ‘New 52″-inspired animated continuity of the DC Universe Animated Original Movie titles along with an original stand-alone story.

First out of the gate will be Justice League Dark, an adaptation of DC Comics title of the same name, which will bring John Constantine to the world of animation for the first time. The studio says the movie will offer a look into the largely unexplored corner in DC’s connected universe of animated movies until now. The title will be released in Early 2017.

Teen Titans: The Judas Contract will follow in Spring 2017 and will serve as a follow-up to the 2016 Justice League vs. Teen Titans animated feature. Warner Bros. Home Entertainment originally planned a Teen Titans: The Judas Contract in 2008, but plans were scrapped. The animated feature will be heavily inspired by the classic comic book storyline of the same name.

Lastly, the 2017 lineup of DC Universe Original Movies concludes with Batman and Harley Quinn, a brand new, wholly original story from DC animation legend Bruce Timm. Warner Bros. Home Entertainment says the storyline for the feature is tightly under wraps, and official details will be released starting Spring/Summer 2017.

Other animated movies based on DC Comics titles, but taking place outside the DC Universe Animated Original Movie banner, will also be released during the remainder of 2016 and in 2017. At least one animated movie based on the classic Batman TV series is slated to hit shelves, along with additional Batman Unlimited and DC Super Hero Girls animated titles.

Further details are expected to be released in the coming months for all three upcoming DC Universe Animated Original Movie titles. Check out the Batman: The Killing Joke subsite at The World’s Finest for more content, images, videos and exclusive content. Stay tuned for further updates here soon a The World’s Finest.

Discuss these upcoming titles right here at The World’s Finest by clicking on the links below.

Justice League Dark Animated Feature News & Discussion Thread (Spoilers)
Teen Titans: The Judas Contract Animated Feature News & Discussion Thread (Spoilers)
Batman and Harley Quinn Animated Feature News & Discussion Thread (Spoilers)
DC Comics Animation – General Animated Feature News & Discussion Thread (Spoilers)

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The World’s Finest Interviews The Dynamic Music Partners on “Batman: The Killing Joke” And More

The World’s Finest caught up with Dynamic Music Partners to discuss their involvement in the Batman: The Killing Joke animated feature, along with the new soundtrack releases for the aforementioned Batman: The Killing Joke animated feature, Justice League and Batman: The Animated Series – Volume Four. All three soundtracks, released
by La-La Land Records, will be available first starting July 20, 2016 at the San Diego Comic-Con 2016 before being
made available on the official La-La Land Records website – and other online retailers – on July 26th, 2016.
Dynamic Music Partners – consisting of Michael McCuistion, Lolita Ritmanis and Kristopher Carter –
will also be on hand at San Diego Comic-Con 2016 not only to promote their upcoming major soundtrack releases,
but to also take part in the convention’s panel discussion. Click on the image below to check out the interview, right here at The World’s Finest!




For more information on Dynamic Music Partners, along with the assorted works and projects – past, present and future – check out their official website. DMP can also be found on Twitter at @DynMusPartners and on Facebook. Details on the soundtracks for Batman: The Killing Joke, Justice League and Batman: The Animated Series can be found by clicking the respective artwork below.




Batman: The Killing Joke arrives July 26, 2016 on Digital HD from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, Warner Bros. Animation and DC Comics. The animated feature will also hit Blu-Ray Deluxe Edition, Blu-Ray Combo Pack, DVD and Digital HD on August 2, 2016. Select theatres across the globe will also be holding a special one-night-only presentation of Batman: The Killing Joke on July 25, 2016. Check local listings for details.

Further details on Batman: The Killing Joke can be found at the The World’s Finest Batman: The Killing Joke subsite. Stay tuned for further coverage, including reviews, exclusive content and more.

Click here at discuss Batman: The Killing Joke on The DC Animation Forum!

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La-La Land Records Releasing “Batman: The Killing Joke,” “Justice League,” “Batman: The Animated Series” Soundtracks

La-La Land Records is slated to release soundtrack titles for the Batman: The Killing Joke animated feature and the Justice League animated series, along with a fourth installment in their Batman: The Animated Series soundtrack series on July 26, 2016. The soundtracks, which will be a limited edition titles, will be available to order directly from the La-La Land Records website at 12noon PST, along with other online venues. Attendees of San Diego Comic-Con will get a chance to pick up all three soundtrack titles early starting July 20, 2016 at La-La Land Record’s booth at Booth 4536, which will also include in-booth composer, author and artist signings, announcements about upcoming releases and promotional offers. Click on the artwork below for details – including complete track listings, pricing, autograph availability and more – on the three aforementioned soundtrack titles:




Other related La-La Land Record soundtrack titles slated to debut at San Diego Comic-Con 2016, before going wide on July 26, 2016, include Supergirl: Season One, The Flash: Season Two and the Wonder Woman single vinyl. Further details of each (along with many others) can be found at the official La-La Land Records website.

Stay tuned for additional coverage on these upcoming releases right here at The World’s Finest, including an interview with Dynamic Music Partners.

Discuss this soundtrack release at The DC Animation Forum.

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Site Update: The World’s Finest Reviews “Justice League vs. Teen Titans”

The World’s Finest has published its review of the Justice League vs. Teen Titans animated feature, now available through most digital outlets and hitting Blu-ray and DVD on April 12th, 2016. In a nutshell, while it’s not the best the DC Universe Animated Original Movie line has to offer, it still has plenty of redeeming values. It also widens the DC Universe Animated Original Movie canon open, allowing some some potential interesting future installments. To read the complete review, which is fairly spoiler-free, click on the image below.

Produced by DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. Animation, and distributed by Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, Justice League vs. Teen Titans is available now via digital outlets and will hit Blu-ray and DVD on February 2nd, 2016

A small subsite dedicated to Justice League vs. Teen Titans has also been added to The World’s Finest, including an assortment of new stills and video clips from the feature. Stay tuned for further reviews and updates in the weeks to come right here at The World’s Finest.

Click here to discuss the Justice League vs. Teen Titans animated feature.

First Image From Upcoming “Batman: The Killing Joke” Animated Feature

Actor Mark Hamill released a first look at the Batman: The Killing Joke animated feature, the upcoming DC Universe Animated Original Movie based on the classic 1980s Batman graphic novel of the same name. Hamill also confirmed he and Kevin Conroy will reprise their roles as The Joker and Batman for the film. Warner Bros. Home Entertainment will debut the film Comic-Con International in San Diego this summer before releasing it onto digital and physical media platforms. Click on the image below for a closer look.

Batman: The Killing Joke, written by Alan Moore with art by Brian Bolland, throws the spotlight on Batman and The Joker’s twisted relationship. Looking to prove that any man can be pushed past his breaking point to madness, the Joker attempts to drive Commissioner Gordon insane. Refusing to give up, Gordon struggles to maintain his sanity with the help of Batman in a desperate effort to best the madman.

Both Conroy and Hamill originally debuted in their respective roles of Batman and The Joker for the landmark cartoon Batman: The Animated Series, and have since been considered the iconic voices to these classic DC Comics characters. Both have respired these roles for multiple projects over the last 25 years across multiple mediums – including other cartoons (such as Justice League and Batman Beyond) and video games – and will continue to do so with the forthcoming Justice League Action animated series.

It has also been confirmed that Ray Wise will voice Commissioner Gordon and Tara Strong will reprise her role as Batgirl, from The New Batman Adventures, for the Batman: The Killing Joke animated feature.

Stay tuned for additional updates here and at The DC Animation Forum concerning Batman: The Killing Joke, including new images, trailers, artwork and more.

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“Justice League vs Teen Titans” Trailer Released, Feature Hits Shelves on April 12th, 2016

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has provided the trailer and home video release details for Justice League vs Teen Titans, the next installment in the DC Universe Animated Original Movie line. The animated feature will hit Blu-ray and DVD on April 12th, 2016, and will be available through digital retailers on March 29th, 2016. Official details, along with the trailer and Blu-ray artwork, can be found below.

 

DEMONIC FORCES PIT HEROES AGAINST HEROES IN JUSTICE LEAGUE vs. TEEN TITANS
ON BLU-RAY, DVD & DIGITAL HD APRIL 12, 2016

Teen Titans Join the Canon of Super Heroes within the DC Universe Original Movies;
Blu-ray™ Deluxe Edition, Blu-Ray™ Combo Pack Include Exclusive Robin Figurine

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The demonic forces of Trigon infiltrate the minds and bodies of the Justice League, turning the veteran super heroes against their youthful counterparts in the all-new DC Universe Original Movie, Justice League vs. Teen Titans. Produced by Warner Bros. Animation and DC Entertainment, the film will be available from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment on April 12, 2016 on Blu-Ray™ Deluxe Edition, Blu-Ray™ Combo Pack and DVD. Order due date is March 8, 2016.

Justice League vs. Teen Titans will be available on Blu-rayTM Deluxe Edition for $29.96 SRP, Blu-rayTM Combo Pack for $24.98 SRP, and DVD for $19.98 SRP. The Blu-rayTM Combo Pack includes a digital version of the movie on Digital HD with UltraViolet. The Blu-ray™ Deluxe Edition will include all components of the Blu-Ray™ Combo Pack, along with an exclusive Robin figurine in a numbered, limited edition gift set. Fans can also own Justice League vs. Teen Titans in Digital HD on March 29, 2016 via purchase from digital retailers.

Justice League vs. Teen Titans welcomes the Teen Titans to the ever-expanding canon of classic DC Comics characters within the DC Universe Original Movies. When Damian’s over-aggressive tendencies almost destroy a Justice League mission, he is sent to learn teamwork by training alongside the Teen Titans. However, adjusting Damian’s attitude turns out to be the least of the Teen Titans’ troubles as Raven’s satanic, world-conquering father Trigon begins an escape from his inter-dimensional prison. To complete his return, Trigon must have Raven’s assistance – and to accomplish his goal, he spreads his demonic forces across the globe, infiltrating the minds and bodies of the Justice League to do his bidding. To save the universe and prevent a literal hell on Earth, the Teen Titans must rescue – or defeat – the Justice League, and intern Trigon for all eternity.

The voice cast for Justice League vs. Teen Titans includes several actors reprising their recent Justice League roles – Jason O’Mara (Complications, Terra Nova) as Batman, Jerry O’Connell (Crossing Jordan, Stand By Me) as Superman, Rosario Dawson (Sin City, Rent) as Wonder Woman, Shemar Moore (Criminal Minds) as Cyborg and Christopher Gorham (Covert Affairs, Ugly Betty) as Flash. Sean Maher (Firefly/Serenity, Batman: Bad Blood) also returns as Nightwing, as does Stuart Allan (Batman vs. Robin) as Robin/Damian. Making their Teen Titans voiceover debuts are Taissa Farmiga (American Horror Story, Wicked City) as Raven, Jake T. Austin (Wizards of Waverly Place, The Fosters) as Blue Beetle, Brandon Soo Hoo (Tropic Thunder, From Dusk Til Dawn: The Series) as Beast Boy and Kari Wahlgren (Phineas and Ferb, Legion of Superheroes) as Starfire. Jon Bernthal (The Walking Dead, Daredevil) takes the villainous center stage as Trigon.

Produced by Warner Bros. Animation and DC Entertainment, Justice League vs. Teen Titans is directed by Sam Liu from a screenplay by Bryan Q. Miller and Alan Burnett based on a story by Miller. James Tucker is Supervising Producer. Burnett is also co-Producer. Sam Register is Executive Producer.

“Warner Bros. Home Entertainment is thrilled to bring the Teen Titans into the fold of amazing characters within the DC Universe Original Movies,” said Mary Ellen Thomas, WBHE Vice President, TV Family, Animation Marketing. “This all-new film provides the Teen Titans with the perfect stage – alongside and against the Justice League – for a thrilling adventure that fans will truly enjoy.”

Justice League vs. Teen Titans – Enhanced Content

DVD
· An exclusive sneak peek at the next DC Universe Original Movie.

Blu-ray™ Combo Pack
· An exclusive sneak peek at the next DC Universe Original Movie.
· Featurette – “Growing Up Titan” – The Teen Titans have fascinated readers for over 50 years due in part to their stories of valor, as well as earning empathy with comic book readers during their own trials growing up into adulthood. This documentary spotlights the importance of young voices in the DC Comics mythology, giving generations of readers a team of heroes that mirror their own life experiences.
· Featurette – “Heroes and Villains – Raven” – She is the daughter of one of DC Comics’ greatest villains, the demon Trigon. Raven is a powerful telepath who uses her soul-self as a means for astral projection. She is integral to the Teen Titans. This documentary is her story.
· Featurette – “Heroes and Villains – Trigon – The most fearsome and evil opponent the Teen Titans have encountered is this inter-dimensional demon. Trigon uses his immortality to shape worlds and exact his control. This documentary introduces the character and how he raises the stakes for the Teen Titans.
· From the DC Comics Vault – Two Classic Episodes of DC Comics cartoons

Discuss these details on The DC Animation Forum. Keep an eye out on the Justice League vs Teen Titans subsite for more content. Stay tuned for further updates right here at The World’s Finest.

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Site Update: The World’s Finest Reviews “Batman: Bad Blood”

The World’s Finest has published its review of the Batman: Bad Blood animated feature, now available through most digital outlets and hitting Blu-ray and DVD on February 2nd, 2016. In a nutshell, if you enjoyed Son of Batman and/or Batman vs Robin, you’ll likely enjoy Batman: Bad Blood. It pushes the storylines first developed in those two movies ahead, brings about some satisfying resolutions while also laying the groundwork for future installments. There’s lots of potential now that Batman’s world has really opened up. To read the complete review, which is fairly spoiler-free, click on the image below.

Produced by DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. Animation, and distributed by Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, Batman: Bad Blood is available now via digital outlets and will hit Blu-ray and DVD on February 2nd, 2016

A small subsite dedicated to Batman: Bad Blood has also been added to The World’s Finest. Stay tuned for further reviews and updates in the weeks to come right here at The World’s Finest.

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Batwoman Takes Focus In “Batman: Bad Blood” Clip

Warner Home Video has provided a short clip from the upcoming Batman: Bad Blood animated feature, wherein Batwoman explains the events of Batman’s disappearance to Nightwing and Robin. Produced by DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. Animation, Batman: Bad Blood will be distributed by Warner Bros. Home Entertainment on Digital HD starting January 19th, 2016 and on Blu-ray & DVD on February 2nd, 2016. Check out the clip below.

To discuss Batman: Bad Blood, and check out the latest news on the forthcoming DC Universe Animated Original Movie title, check out The DC Animation Forum! Stay tuned for our review of the Batman: Bad Blood feature next week!

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