As for my review of the animated Dark Knight Returns that I watched last night, it’s right here: It was okay. When I first read DKR, I hated the art but was blown away by the story. I must have been 10, maybe? As I grew older, I grew to love the art. Older still, I began to despise the story, not even able to get through the first chapter of my last attempt at a re-read. With the animated version, the story feels a little fresher, and trims away some of Frank Miller’s writer-y indulgences. However, it’s still the same story and it doesn’t have the awesome art to back it up. So, yeah. And it’s 2 and a half hours long.