Joker Origin Movie with Joaquin Phoenix

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  1. megatroptimus

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    Also, after watching the movie, it appeared to me that Fleck was more or less a demented Andy Kaufman (Man On The Moon is one of my favorite movies ever). I liked that.
     
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    Pretty sure that was just a coincidence.

    The intent, I believe, was to show that Arthur was "a fleck" - a little piece of nothing... until he changed that.
     
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    Well, if you're going to re-tell the origins of Batman for the DCEU at least Joker is a better way to go about it. (Note: Joker is not officially part of the DCEU, this statement is brought to you by someone who saw Joker and thought, hey, Batman's origins. Neat. Half expected Gordon would show up in this as one of the cops.)
     
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    You know what you get?
    You get what you fucking deserve!!
     
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    Not surprising.
    To me, although different types of film, I think Joker is better than Endgame.
     
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    I’m really eager to get the steelbook for this movie if the design is good. I think it’s earned a spot in my top 10 movies of all time. I know it draws a lot of inspiration from other movies like Taxi Driver, which is also great, but honestly I like Arthur as a character more than Travis Bickle (even though the former is a villainous clown and the latter at least tried a redemption path at the end...kinda)
     
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    Leto's not happy with it!

     
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    No, net profit in absolute terms, about $500 million for both films, and Joker had NO China release
     
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    I like Jared Leto, but his Joker.....yeah. Yikes. Let’s forget that never freaking happened.
    I rewatched the scenes with his Joker the other day on YouTube. After seeing Joker it’s like a freaking parody on SNL. Except not funny in a good way...

    If his Joker was written that way, he did the best he could with what he had. So I could understand his frustration with everyone’s animosity. But if they gave him relative free reign on his interpretation and he chose that behavior for him, well then that’s his own damn fault
     
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    My understanding is that he was given a lot of free reign and while the director and even Leto's co-stars weren't happy with him (apparently no one was happy with his derangef Joker gifts) no one bothered to try to pull him in either.
     
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    Nothing else has been announced yet, but I'm sure a Zavvi UK version is inevitable as well as one of the super deluxe (and expensive) Korean editions.
     
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    I tried to talk my friend into seeing Joker (kinda wanna see it again), but she really wants to see the Addams Family (I'd like to as well). Maybe I'll watch it again in November.


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