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Joker - Trailer

Post by Michael » Wed Apr 03, 2019 11:28 pm



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Re: Joker - Trailer

Post by sirus » Thu Apr 04, 2019 11:12 am

Honestly I have been skeptical of this movie ever since it was announced, but this trailer looks pretty good. Mark me down as cautiously optimistic at this point. It looks dark, depressing, and almost a high budget art movie exploring the birth of one of the most legendary characters. This could be the best DC movie, if it's done right. Maybe?
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Re: Joker - Trailer

Post by JM1776 » Thu Apr 04, 2019 1:34 pm

I don't want to see it.
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Re: Joker - Trailer

Post by JaceRidley » Thu Apr 04, 2019 5:10 pm

I truthfully don't know what to make of this.

So far, to date, Jared Leto's Joker from Suicide Squad has been the most Comic Accurate. As good as Heath Ledger's portrayal was in The Dark Knight, the character he was playing was more a weird Joker-Anarky hybrid than any kind of Joker we've seen in comics. Leto's was very much a comic accurate Joker, but people hated how he looked. It didn't bother me.

But this?

I think Phoenix has the overall LOOK for it(though I'm not a big fan of the makeup). But from what I've heard from friends in the industry, the story they're working with is such a far departure from what we know about the Joker, that I just don't know. It LOOKS like it will be a good film, set in an Elseworlds universe... and I hope it is.

But I have to immediately question any film that makes the Joker, the freakin' JOKER, look like the protagonist... the Hero...

He's no Hero. He's no one I should EVER want to identify with or feel sympathy for.

And to be honest, the fact that his origins have always been a mystery is part of the draw... Though, if they end the film with some version of the Killing Joke soliloquy of "Sometimes I remember it one way, sometimes another... If I'm going to have a past, I prefer it to be multiple choice!" then, I might be okay with that.

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