Originally Posted by Kevin Roegele
To this day it surprises me how they got away with making Phantasm. It may have been marketed mainly to children, but there is no way a child could appreciate it all, or understand all the themes running through it.
Things marketed for children but written for all ages are always winners.
And I always loved the climax battle between Joker and Batman in that--I think that's my favorite fight of any incarnation (with Killing Joke following close behind)
Wish they'd have more time on it to spruce up the animation, though.