Batman vs. The Terminator
February 27, 2014 9:22 PM   Subscribe

Mitchell Hammond completes his Batman vs. Terminator animation.
posted by juiceCake (23 comments total) 11 users marked this as a favorite

*Munches oreo* - "Mmm-hmm. Call when you get in trouble. Watchtower out."
posted by Slap*Happy at 9:34 PM on February 27 [3 favorites]

This is legitimately brilliant. Great animation. Major shades of Aeon Flux, Kurosawa, and Frank Miller. Not to mention a super badass concept. Man. Too bad no one will ever take my money for a full-scale realization of this.
posted by cmoj at 9:55 PM on February 27 [1 favorite]

That's a one-man job? That's extremely impressive.

My minor quibble is that the sky after Judgement Day shouldn't be blood red. It should be black. Always black. It doesn't have to make astronomical sense. Black sky, and everything bathed in actinic blue-white light, especially if it's made of chrome.
posted by figurant at 10:03 PM on February 27 [1 favorite]

I will take your money. And I will wish very hard for a major motion picture. Or a graphic novel...

Oh, DO something constructive?
posted by evilDoug at 10:05 PM on February 27 [1 favorite]

In news that couldn't be more related if it tried, Frank Miller and Walt Simonson's Robocop vs Terminator is getting a reprint. That comic had no business being as good as it was.
posted by thecjm at 10:52 PM on February 27

I am amazed that that's the work of one person.
posted by Joe in Australia at 11:01 PM on February 27

That was fun, so was that flash before the final drop the Batman memory from the Nolan universe...the childhood thing with the well?
posted by trackofalljades at 11:13 PM on February 27

That was my interpretation. Nice callback.
posted by Joe in Australia at 11:25 PM on February 27

So completely fantastic. And the single spoken line contains the whole story of how Batman and John Conner in a room together would go.
posted by EatTheWeak at 11:44 PM on February 27 [2 favorites]

Properly awesome.
posted by EndsOfInvention at 12:31 AM on February 28 [1 favorite]

Dumb concept brilliant execution. I'd've preferred batman vs predator.
posted by BrotherCaine at 2:19 AM on February 28

I'd pay money to hear Batman say "I ain't got time to bleed."
posted by Muddler at 4:21 AM on February 28

That theme was in plain old 4/4. I think the sound FX of the terminator tank was sampled from the Tempest arcade game.
posted by sourwookie at 7:30 AM on February 28

Oh this is just delicious.
posted by odinsdream at 8:49 AM on February 28

I watched this last night. Three times.

Possibly my favorite moment: The brief flash of the well before the door opened. Such a nice touch.
posted by sidesh0w at 10:23 AM on February 28

I'd've preferred batman vs predator.

Be careful what you wish for...
posted by trackofalljades at 10:27 AM on February 28 [1 favorite]

Batman was in it for all of thirty seconds.

So about the same amount of time he was in Dark Knight Rises, I guess.
posted by obiwanwasabi at 12:31 AM on March 1 [1 favorite]

Thanks trackofalljades, that was indeed terrible.
posted by BrotherCaine at 12:56 AM on March 1

( I liked batman v. predator )
posted by mikelieman at 1:40 AM on March 1

Needs more Grendel Prime.
posted by homunculus at 8:05 PM on March 1 [1 favorite]

Yeah, that BvP short was pretty good. I like grey skivvies Bats.
posted by obiwanwasabi at 8:17 PM on March 1

"Officers quickly apprehended the suspect and revealed his true identity - not Bruce Wayne - but a 35 year old man living just streets away."

It's obviously Kyle Reese.
posted by homunculus at 9:58 AM on March 7

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