Directed by – Sam Liu, Lauren Montgomery
Written by – Dwayne McDuffie
Starring – Mark Harmon, Alyssa Milano, James Woods, Chris Noth, William Baldwin, Josh Keaton, Gina Torres, Gary Cole, Nolan North, Kari Wuhrer, John Di Maggio, Bruce Davison, James Patrick Stuart, Brian Bloom, Jonathan Adams, Cedric Yarbrough, Carlos Alazraqui, Vanessa Marshall, Jim Meskimen, Bruce W. Timm, Andrea Romano, Richard Green
Once again DC delivers an animated feature that destroys everything Marvel has put out there. There’s just one major complaint I have with this movie. Where the hell is Kevin Conroy? Seriously, doesn’t DC realize that he’s the only voice you can put behind Batman anymore! Instead we get William Baldwin??? as Batman. Big mistake there. Even with that unfortunate error, Crisis On Two Earths delivers huge bang for the buck.
I’m blown away by the great animated flicks that DC keeps delivering. Great for the kids and the adults and action packed from start to finish. This one was a little less for the adults than the recent Green Lantern or Wonder Woman movies but this one has one of the more badass Batman moments I can recall. He actually knowingly kills two of the bad guys. That’s the kind of Batman I want to see.
Not only are you dealing with the Justice League in this one, they’re facing off against an evil Justice League from an alternate Earth so each battle is huge. There’s a few moments of one on one battling but most of the fights contain at least 8 characters squaring off. The animation is great and makes these huge battles a pleasure to watch. I wondered how the plot would play out at first as it’s dealing with alternate Earths, traveling through dimensions and the destruction of all reality and despite the fact that it may sound like it could get confusing, it never does. The concept is that every