Gray Ghost Short Film

THE GRAY GHOST : The Lost Reel from Jake Topkis on Vimeo.

Susprised someone did a small movie based on my favorite episode from Batman: The Animated Series. Aside from obvious filters underneath the googles at the end, it’s pretty freakin’ sweet.

Quite a good character-introduction by having young Bruce Wayne fantasize his childhood hero stopping his parents murderer, Joe Chill was similar to his vision featured in “The Man Who Has Everything”. The theme composed by Carl Swander Johnson fuels my interest in pulp-heroes like The Rocketeer, Shadow, and Phantom everytime. Very nice Bruce’s high-society friend, Veronica Vreeland being the Femme Fatale (in Film-Noir sense).

Wish we can get a web-series of-some-kind like the excellent Street Fighter: Assassin’s Fist. Simon Trent specifically paralleled Adam West’s career during the 60’s show being typecast. Having rewatched said-part months ago when I bought a getup (I’m into Cosplay) made me appreciate him as an actor. Especially in comedy portraying Mayor of Quahog:

I’m currently writing about obscure DC character, Bobo the Detective Chimp fan film (as advertised) set in the post-apocalyptic world of Dawn of the Planet of the Apes which was way better then Rise.