As the Oscars are this weekend, I’m reblogging my reviews of the Best Picture nominees. Here’s my review of Joker. Then later today I’ll post my new review of Parasite.
Directed by Todd Phillips
Based on Characters by DC Comics
Starring: Joaquin Phoenix, Robert De Niro, Zazie Beetz, Frances Conroy
Music by Hildur Guðnadóttir
Plot Synopsis: (via Wikipedia)
An origin story set in 1981, the film follows Arthur Fleck, a mentally ill failed stand-up comedian who turns to a life of crime and chaos in Gotham City.
I guess it’s about time I review this? As it came out in October, I didnt review it as I was only posting horror movie reviews. Plus I didn’t really have the energy to review it while everyone was freaking out about it on Twitter. While people were using the phrase “toxic white males” yet again (as if ALL humans aren’t toxic pieces of shit) and while America was freaking out about people potentially being shot in cinemas showing Joker since America allows everyone to walk…
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