Saw Joker Yesterday... *spoilers*

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  1. Torren61

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    I went to see Joker yesterday. I liked it until the talk show part. Then, I feel like the movie went off the rails. I thought JP was doing a pretty good job and I actually felt sorry for him ( his character). I was expecting things to go a different direction when he was in the bathroom after the shooting and he was doing moves there that were really fluid and I thought he had somehow become “enlightened “ and suddenly knew how to fight. I was looking forward to some hand to hand fight scenes.

    Overall, I kinda like Heath Ledgers Joker character better.

    As a side note, I positioned myself away from everyone and next to an exit and I kept an eye on anyone coming and going to and from the theater. Sad, huh?
     
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    in so many ways.
     
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    I cant keep up with all these super hero and star wars movies. I'd kinda had enough of Batman and the Joker when I stopped watching the TV show back in the 70's.
     
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    Heath Ledgers Joker character will Never be touched!! It was Magical!!!
     
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    I prefer that over his cowboy character...
     
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    Yeah,Yeah, keep telling yourself that;):lol:
     
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    I saw the movie and it was sick. And some of it didn't make Cents. Definitely was not what I expected. I think the only rioting they might have is people wanting their money back after that non stop laugh.
     
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    Just seen the movie, unlike all the other "super hero" movies Joker was very realistic, a man falling into the depths of insanity in an insane world. Didn't Douglas Adams says something like you'd have to be crazy not to be crazy in a crazy universe?
     
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    I thought it excellent, though perhaps the talk show scene was a bit much. The supporting cast was all fantastic. Particularly de niro and the girl who was his girlfriend, but wasn’t. But a challenging film, not for everyone.


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    So I finally saw this yesterday.

    Is it just me, or did anyone else draw "Taxi Driver" parallels?
     
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    It is openly at least an homage. Robert deniros appearance seals it.


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    Some of the scenes/ shots were very deja vu in that cents
     
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    I loved the movie and was glad that they didn’t try to turn it into another mindless fighting/action flick, those don’t hold my attention for 2 seconds. Lately I’ve only been watching French films because even their romantic comedies have some depth to them...Hollywood is only catering to the masses which means the rest of the world right now.
     
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    I felt the same! The move was outstanding up to that point. After that...meh. I kept watching to the end, but it was noticeably not as good.
     
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    When he was in the park restroom and lost it, he started doing a kind of tai chi. I was hoping he lost his mind and suddenly had a revelation on a new style of fighting. I was hoping to see some vengeance through some butt whippin'.
     
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    If you don’t understand the movie or you think the talk show part went off the track, you don’t understand the problem we have with mental health in not just this country, but the entire world. Every bit of that movie was 100% realistic and quite capable of being someone’s reality.

    Now, aside from that view of it, it was also an excellent Joker origin story to add to the world of Batman lore. It can’t be compared to Ledger’s Joker because they are two totally different types of stories. Both men did excellent jobs. I have not and refuse to see the Jared Leto Joker.

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    1000% agree.
     
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    Great movie, but it really made me jones for a cigarette.

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