The Honest Trailer for the 'Batman: The Killing Joke' movie is brutal

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'The joke's on you in this wannabe edgy misfire.'

The animated adaptation of The Killing Joke was, in a word, disappointing. After years of waiting for a movie version of the iconic Batman comic, fans were presented with a clunky and sexist adaptation with a bunch of new (and totally unnecessary) second-tier villains.

Unsurprisingly, the Screen Junkies' Honest Trailer guys tore it apart.

The Killing Joke's Honest Trailer demolishes the movie in less than four minutes, from Batgirl's embarrassingly stereotypical gay friend to the weird and out-of-character Batman/Batgirl "romance." 

"The joke's on you in this wannabe edgy misfire." Ouch. 

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