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Harley Quinn returns with Season 2 this April

The Harley Quinn animated series has been one of the true standouts of the DC Universe lineup and has been one of the primary reasons that many, including myself, have kept the service. The show is hilarious and energetic and was defin...

 
 
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The 2019 Golden Cages: Most Overrated Movie

Another year of cinema has passed, which means it's time for our second annual Golden Cages awards, the only end-of-the-year awards program featuring everyone's favorite actor as a screaming statuette! Over the next two weeks leading up to ...

 
 
 
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Review: Harley Quinn (Season 1)

There is something so profoundly unsettling to me with Harley Quinn's character. It all goes back to the core of her relationship with the Joker, which has always come across as toxic and abusive, even in less adult-orientated Batman media....

 
 
 
 
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Deep Analysis: Joker

I made an offhand remark to my brother before we went in to our screening of Joker comparing Batman and his arch-nemesis to contemporary facets of pop culture equivalent to great historical works like Homer's Odyssey, or works of Shakespear...

 
 
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SNL takes on Joker with a hilarious Seasme Street Parody

Saturday Night Live is famous for its parodies of films that are popular and Joker is right at the top of that list. This past weekend, the sketch comedy show took the Joker trailer to a whole new level by doing a crossover with Sesame...

 
 
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Joker gets the last laugh with massive box office

There might be plenty of debate over the quality and messaging of Joker but one thing is clear: it's a massive hit. The film pulled in $93.5 million over the weekend. That gives it the biggest opening ever for an October film and the f...

 
 
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Review: Joker

There's been a lot of debate about Joker since its wild success on the festival circuit over its portrayal of a troubled, lonely, white male becoming the violent mouth piece for a social uprising. Then there's been a lot of discus...

 
 
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See Joker early and free

There's going to be a lot of people talking about Joker. It's already received rave reviews but its also stirring up a ton of controversy. You should be in the know first and to do that you'll need to grab the passes we have to an early scr...

 
 
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Do Joker and Watchmen set a dangerous precedent?

If I can step away from my platform as a film critic for just a second, I want to acknowledge that America today has some issues. Regardless of your perspective on the current political climate, all you need to do is to turn on the news and...

 
 
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Joker takes top prize at the Venice Film Festival

Clearly people are head-over-heels for Todd Phillips' Joker. The marketing campaign and its trailers have garnered overwhelmingly positive chatter on social media, early reviews are mostly glowing, and excitement for a fresh take on the com...

 
 
 
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Heads up Big Apple! Joker is coming to the NYFF

As is standard routine for the Joker, the Clown Prince of Crime kind of just goes wherever he wants and does whatever he wants. Most of the Joker's best moments come from him just unexpectedly showing up and having a good time. Granted, his...

 
 
 
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Todd Phillips confirms that The Joker will be rated R

I'll be the first to admit that I haven't been a fan of anything that has come out of the DCEU since Man of Steel. Truth be told, the only movies I've been looking forward to from DC have been ones that are tangentially related to their abo...

 
 
 
 
 
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Drat, a young Bruce Wayne got put in the Joker movie

Last week I saw The Sister's Brothers, a dramatic western starring John C. Reilly, Jake Gyllenhaal and Joaquin Phoenix. I think about 4 people saw it on release, but the movie was rad and everyone had great performances. One very noticeable...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Joaquin Phoenix in talks to star in Joker origin movie

The Hangover director Todd Phillips and legendary film producer Martin Scorsese are an unlikely pair still making an unlikely project: a Joker origin movie. And with that unlikely idea comes an unlikely casting fantasy in actor Joaquin Phoe...

 
 
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The Joker origin movie is going to be totally dark and real

One of the best parts of Heath Ledger's joker was that we had no idea where he came from. He routinely made up origin stories in both a fantastic way to define the character as un-moored chaos, but also a commentary on how overblown we are ...

 
 




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