When the prospect of a movie exploring the rise of Batman’s arch nemesis The Joker was first revealed, fans were reasonably skeptical. It’s rarely a good thing to know too much about a villain, and that’s especially true when you’re dealing with a character who is made infinitely more interesting by having an uncertain past.
But after the teaser trailer for Joker arrived, fans have been more intrigued than ever to see what director Todd Phillips and actor Joaquin Phoenix are bringing to Gotham City with the villain’s origin story. And now we know for sure that this won’t be one for the younger Batman fans out there. The filmmaker has confirmed that we’ll be seeing an R-rated Joker movie this fall. Read More »
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The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.
In this edition, a visual effects artist places digital models of Star Wars ships in 3D environments around the world to show off their scale. Plus, watch as professional choreographers break down the famous dance sequence from Pulp Fiction, and see a bunch of Easter eggs you might have missed in the first teaser trailer for Joker. Read More »
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Our first full look at the Joaquin Phoenix Joker movie is here. What do you think? Will this seemingly crazy idea pay off and result in a great movie, or was this a huge mistake? No matter how Joker turns out, we can say with some certainty that it’s definitely not going to be your standard DC comic book movie. Completely separate from every other DC film so far, Joker is a character study about a mentally ill individual who eventually transforms into the Joker. Watch the Joker trailer below.
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At CinemaCon, the convention for movie theater exhibitors, Warner Bros. unveiled the first trailer for Todd Phillips‘ Joker, which features Oscar nominee Joaquin Phoenix in the title role. The trailer will be released online tomorrow, but in the meantime, read on for a recap from /Film’s Peter Sciretta and Ben Pearson, who were there in person to see the debut. Read More »