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Joker
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Re: Joker
« Reply #1 on: August 29, 2019, 08:35:43 AM »
I don't think I have been this excited by a movie in a long time  :D
Hope Pheonix is  :uglystupid2: - good in it.

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Re: Joker
« Reply #2 on: August 29, 2019, 08:42:56 AM »
I'm still kind of unimpressed. Phoenix was scarier when he was younger but now he just seems tired to me. Not expecting a lot here.
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Re: Joker
« Reply #3 on: August 29, 2019, 08:51:43 AM »
He was awesome as Emperor Commodus.
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Re: Joker
« Reply #4 on: August 29, 2019, 03:14:53 PM »
I'm still kind of unimpressed. Phoenix was scarier when he was younger but now he just seems tired to me. Not expecting a lot here.
Interesting that you think so. Because my impression is that his take on the Joker is of a man who has lost his footing in life and slowly descends into mental health problems. His villain will be more of the passive menacing madness kind rather than the over the top bat sh*t craze madman la Jared Leto in Suicide Squad. Granted Heath Ledger's Joker is a performance of a lifetime that is hard to beat, but I suspect Phoenix will do the same albeit in a different vein.

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Re: Joker
« Reply #5 on: August 29, 2019, 04:04:03 PM »
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Re: Joker
« Reply #6 on: August 29, 2019, 05:39:08 PM »
^I got that joke...
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Re: Joker
« Reply #7 on: August 29, 2019, 05:45:19 PM »
Everybody knows Joker is crazy. But he also is EVIL. I don't doubt Phoenix can do crazy, but can he do evil? Not so sure.
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Re: Joker
« Reply #8 on: September 01, 2019, 12:13:44 PM »
I really don't get the impression he's going for evil. More of a sad anti-hero raging (or scrabbling vainly) against the power of property owners or something like that.

...to be fair, I gave up watching trailers for it after the first couple, so I may be misunderstanding the gist. ;)
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Re: Joker
« Reply #9 on: September 01, 2019, 12:18:01 PM »
Some early reviews are going up, after the Venice screening; Grace Randolph reviews the reviews, sort of!

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Re: Joker
« Reply #10 on: September 01, 2019, 12:23:43 PM »
Actual review:

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Re: Joker
« Reply #11 on: September 01, 2019, 12:30:04 PM »


Also an actual review. (Most videos out right now are reviews of the reviews, so to speak. ;) )
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Dawn of Armageddon -- a narrative AAR for Dawn of War: Soulstorm: Ultimate Apocalypse: The Hunt Begins: Insert Joke Here!

Survive Harder! In the grim darkness of the bowl there is only, um, Amazons. And tentacles and midgets. Not remotely what you're thinking! ...okay, maybe a little remotely.

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Re: Joker
« Reply #12 on: September 01, 2019, 12:31:29 PM »


IGN review (much shorter than prior ones).
ICEBREAKER THESIS CHRONOLOGY! -- Victor Suvorov's Stalin Grand Strategy theory, in chronological order. Lots and lots of order...

Dawn of Armageddon -- a narrative AAR for Dawn of War: Soulstorm: Ultimate Apocalypse: The Hunt Begins: Insert Joke Here!

Survive Harder! In the grim darkness of the bowl there is only, um, Amazons. And tentacles and midgets. Not remotely what you're thinking! ...okay, maybe a little remotely.

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Re: Joker
« Reply #13 on: October 06, 2019, 10:04:22 AM »
I saw Joker last night and all I have to say is wow, just wow. 

The story is masterfully told and is believable without the typical Hollywood silliness.  I walked away confused, not at the story but more for how I should feel about the Joker.  Is he to be pitied for his tough life or is he to be hated for his crimes. 

Really good movie. Phoenix's performance is stellar.
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Re: Joker
« Reply #14 on: October 06, 2019, 06:19:31 PM »
WOW! Good to hear. I'll add that to my, 'must see' list.
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