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The Joker

Postby so sorry on Wed Apr 03, 2019 10:15 am



Not sure what to think. Seems like this can be a straight up drama (horror?), not a DC Comics flick. Not really much to take from the teaser other than Joaquin being Joaquin (that's to say, cra-cra).
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Re: The Joker

Postby Ribbons on Wed Apr 03, 2019 2:04 pm

I'm fascinated by this project. I can't tell if it's a bold creative risk or a misguided trainwreck, but I'm fascinated, nonetheless.
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Re: The Joker

Postby caruso_stalker217 on Wed Apr 03, 2019 2:15 pm

I have no idea what they're doing over at Warner/DC, but I'm all in on this. They need to stop chasing Marvel and just do something nuts.

Honestly, this LOOKS really good.
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Re: The Joker

Postby TheBaxter on Wed Apr 03, 2019 6:56 pm

i can't decide if this is a reboot of The King of Comedy, or a reboot of The Day the Clown Cried.

either way, Jerry Lewis would be proud.

it also looks more like a Paul Thomas Anderson film than something made by the guy who directed Old School and the Hangover series.
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Re: The Joker

Postby Peven on Wed Apr 03, 2019 9:35 pm

looks like a 70's film
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Re: The Joker

Postby Ribbons on Thu Apr 04, 2019 6:52 pm

Yeah, it's clearly imitating the look of Scorsese's New York period. I'm kind of okay with it being somewhat unoriginal as long as it pushes the genre in new directions.
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Re: The Joker

Postby Al Shut on Fri Apr 05, 2019 8:50 am

All but sure how this will turn out but it sure looks interesting.
Note to myself: Fix this image shit!
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Re: The Joker

Postby TheBaxter on Fri Apr 05, 2019 10:22 am

they really missed an opportunity by not posting that trailer on April 1.

"from the director of Road Trip and Starsky & Hutch... and the star of I'm Still Here... comes a new era in superhero cinema.... THE JOKER"

people would be debating whether this trailer/film was just one big elaborate practical joke for HOURS...
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Re: The Joker

Postby so sorry on Wed Aug 28, 2019 1:35 pm



Trailer dropped.

This looks fairly psychotic, which seems to be exactly what it should be. I'm not sure an actor could be more perfect for a role then what I'm seeing here.

I never saw The King of Comedy, but in the article I found this trailer in there was a ton of "King of Comedy 2" comments.
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Re: The Joker

Postby Ribbons on Sun Sep 01, 2019 12:49 am

This does have echoes of King of Comedy, the '70s polyester aesthetic for one thing. The presence of Bobby D, however -- the original Rupert Pupkin -- cements the homage.

Good news for anyone looking forward to this: apparently the Joker movie got a standing ovation at the Venice Film Festival:

https://deadline.com/2019/08/joker-is-wild-gets-eight-minute-standing-ovation-at-venice-film-festival-1202708706/
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