Wednesday , June 3 2020

Joker, Venice Film Festival review: have we got ourselves the next Fight Club?


Dir: Todd Phillips. Starring: Joaquin Phoenix, Robert De Niro, Frances Conroy, Zazie Beetz, Shea Whigham, Bill Camp, Glenn Fleshler, Marc Maron. Cert tbc, 118 mins.

A part of me found Todd Phillips’s radical rethinking of the Batman villain Joker thrillingly uncompromising and hair-raisingly timely. Another thinks it should be locked in a strongbox then dropped in the ocean and never released.

Make no mistake, this is a film that is going to stir up trouble – in the consciences of everyone who watches it, and almost certainly in the outside world as well.

The dizzy, punch-drunk atmosphere after this morning’s loudly applauded screening at the Venice Film Festival mirrored the mood when Fight…

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