‘Joker’ Review

★★★★½ Chilling, riveting and shocking, ‘Joker’ reinvents the classic villain’s story with a nuanced and complex message and a stunning performance by Joaquin Phoenix.  Arthur Fleck, a man seemingly forgotten by society and rejected by most who know him, faces tough decisions as his mental health and outer world come crashing down.  After much controversy, … Continue reading ‘Joker’ Review

Opinion: DC Works Best When Grounded in Realism, and The Joker is Proof of It

After getting our first look at the Joker in the Todd Philips-directed origin film, I came to a conclusion that has been building up in my mind for a few months. DC, its characters and stories, have worked best in cinema when being grounded in realism. Not to be confused with darkness, which has been … Continue reading Opinion: DC Works Best When Grounded in Realism, and The Joker is Proof of It