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bbehe

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I don't hate it

9/22/2018 9:54:10 PM

justinh524
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Looks better than the Heath ledger joker.

9/22/2018 10:41:45 PM

Money_Jones
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I’m not sure what to think about this movie, I almost certainly will watch it at some point, no matter what the reviews, but I can’t say I expect it to be that great. Hopefully I’m pleasantly surprised.

9/22/2018 10:48:36 PM

rjrumfel
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Did I read correctly that this does not take place within the current DC cinematic universe?

9/23/2018 12:04:02 AM

bbehe

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Correct, it's basically the first in a proposed series of 'one offs' that will have a much lower budget

9/23/2018 9:09:42 AM

StingrayRush
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^^ based on the shit show that is most of the DCEU, i'm actually excited about this

9/23/2018 11:24:02 AM

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Quote :
"I don't hate it"

9/24/2018 8:11:36 AM

Wraith
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My god DC movies are a joke lately (pun intended). I know this isn't part of the DCEU but ever since the Dark Knight trilogy ended, [Wonder Woman aside] it just seems that DC is doing its best to imitate Marvel's success.

Please be good.

9/24/2018 4:56:42 PM

alfredough
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Looks like a juggalo

9/25/2018 8:45:01 AM

Wraith
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^lol I read a comment somewhere on the internet that said he looked like a dad trying to connect with his juggalo son. There couldn't have been a better description.

9/26/2018 8:59:24 AM

thegoodlife3
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trailer:

https://youtu.be/t433PEQGErc

this is a very, very good trailer

I’m in

4/3/2019 12:18:44 PM

PaulISdead
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I'm intrigued

4/3/2019 4:57:43 PM

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Quote :
"I don't hate it"


and I kind of want to...

4/3/2019 8:42:39 PM

TreeTwista10
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Wokeen Phoenix is a good actor

4/3/2019 11:09:33 PM

Dynasty2004
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Count me in.

4/4/2019 7:49:22 AM

wolfpack2105
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Phoenix is a really, really good actor. Im not big on the DC universe, but ill catch this

4/4/2019 9:59:57 AM

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yeah the trailer really hooked me. it actually reminded me a lot of the film Her, but WP just gives that vibe to a lot of his films.

I also think he was an unexpected but very good choice for this sort of role. This may be a comic based movie that I can actually convince my wife to go see.

7/29/2019 9:29:40 AM

Money_Jones
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Nevermind

[Edited on July 29, 2019 at 10:29 AM. Reason : $$$]

7/29/2019 10:28:40 AM

BanjoMan
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I somehow just realized that this is going to be directed by Todd Phillips.

Now, I am not sure about what to think about it.

8/10/2019 2:53:37 PM

rjrumfel
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While the trailer provides an interesting take on the Joker, it sure doesn't make him out to be some criminal mastermind.

8/10/2019 4:52:44 PM

thegoodlife3
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https://youtu.be/rgXplohCw5o

new trailer

this looks so fucking great. can’t wait to see it.

8/28/2019 12:48:46 PM

StTexan
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“All I have, are negative thoughts”...really enjoyed that part of the trailer

8/28/2019 6:57:02 PM

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Yeah that looks fucking fantastic.

8/28/2019 11:29:19 PM

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Quote :
"While the trailer provides an interesting take on the Joker, it sure doesn't make him out to be some criminal mastermind."


It's the Joker's origin story...not a movie about his exploits as far as i can tell.

8/29/2019 12:33:49 AM

Dynasty2004
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He's literally going to murder all those people.

8/29/2019 8:13:17 AM

wolfdawg4
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De Niro gonna die, right?

[Edited on August 29, 2019 at 8:24 AM. Reason : e]

8/29/2019 8:23:55 AM

Money_Jones
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They have said they aren’t really using any plot points from any specific comic, but this whole talk show angle sure makes me feel like they could be using a Joker event from The Dark Knight Returns

8/29/2019 9:56:03 AM

rjrumfel
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What does everyone think about the controversy surrounding this movie?

9/27/2019 2:34:12 PM

thegoodlife3
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probably should wait until seeing the movie before commenting on anything about/surrounding the movie

9/27/2019 3:02:37 PM

BettrOffDead
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im pretty sure the controversy rjrumfel is speaking of is SEEING THE MOVIE IN A THEATRE. families of the Aurora shooting victims are hella worried cause they think someone will do it again.

but you should def go see it.


also, how bad do you think jared leto feels when all these other guys who play joker are lauded as amazing performers, and hes just a fucking joke, no pun intended

9/27/2019 3:08:10 PM

Bullet
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I liked him in Texas Buyers Club...

and I plan to see this movie, possibly next week

9/27/2019 3:23:58 PM

marko
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JACK IS DEAD MY FRIEND

9/27/2019 3:34:01 PM

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It's pretty much a memoir for Heath Ledge I guess.

9/27/2019 4:31:00 PM

EuroTitToss
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Haven't been this pumped for a movie in a while.

SPOILERS???

I think I already majorly spoiled it for myself by reading this review:


[Edited on September 28, 2019 at 9:31 PM. Reason : THIRTY YEARS AGO HIS MOTHER WORKED FOR BRUCE WAYNE'S DAD, BUT NOW SHE'S CRAZY. WONDER WHAT THAT MEAN]

9/28/2019 9:30:02 PM

rjrumfel
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Nobody went to see this this weekend?

10/6/2019 9:21:38 PM

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Naw I'm not trying to get shot.

10/6/2019 11:13:30 PM

thegoodlife3
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just saw it

pretty damn dark

more running than I would’ve expected

[Edited on October 7, 2019 at 12:13 AM. Reason : pretty good, though. expectations were probably too high after seeing the trailers]

10/7/2019 12:12:12 AM

utowncha
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^what didnt you like about it? i havent seen it yet but my expectations are probably as high as yours were.

10/7/2019 6:46:07 AM

rjrumfel
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All this hubbub about incel violence on opening weekend. I didn't recall any Joker related shootings on CNN.

10/7/2019 7:26:14 AM

thegoodlife3
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https://theconcourse.deadspin.com/youre-not-going-to-remember-any-of-this-shit-joker-re-1838770612

I agree with this review 100%

Phoenix is great in it, but everything else about it is just kind of ok

10/7/2019 12:07:58 PM

GrumpyGOP
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I haven't seen King of Comedy or, to my shame, Taxi Driver, which possibly colors my feelings on the movie. People who are familiar with those films call Joker derivative of them and dislike them accordingly.

Since I haven't seen those and am coming to this relatively fresh, I quite liked this movie. Phoenix does a phenomenal job and it is well-shot. Predictable? Yes. Do the other characters kind of fade into the background? Also yes, though I think that makes sense for a movie about a mentally ill loner who essentially lives trapped inside his own head.

Several reviewers have said that there's no point or message to Joker, but I think it does a good job of taking the "forgotten angry white male" populist concept and painting it as a perverse tumor on society (One could go farther and say that a semi-literate, strangely-colored lunatic with dangerous delusions inspiring a movement of disaffected, ignorant people sounds, well, familiar). The problem is that the angry white male populists who see it won't see that, they'll see Joker as a hero. I'm sure some nut will eventually shoot a bunch of people dressed as Joaquin Phoenix in this movie for that reason.

10/9/2019 12:25:13 PM

marko
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THIS TOWN NEEDS AN ENEMA

10/11/2019 10:49:29 AM

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