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Joker

  1. movie review
    Birds of Prey Gives Us a Post-Joker Harley QuinnOne thing Margot Robbie’s comic-book anti-heroine is not is a natural member of the girl-power battalion.
  2. holy cow
    Joaquin Phoenix Saved a Newborn Calf the Day After Winning an Oscar, As One DoesGet you a man who can do both.
  3. oscars 2020
    A Close Read of Joaquin Phoenix and Renée Zellweger’s Baffling Oscar SpeechesPeople keep winning Oscars, so people keep giving Oscar speeches.
  4. vulture lists
    Every DC Comics Movie, RankedFrom the Christopher Reeve era to the new Birds of Prey, which films stand above the rest?
  5. oscar futures
    Vulture’s Final 2020 Oscar Predictions for Every CategoryIn 1917 versus Parasite, we’ve got a battle of consensus versus passion. Which will win out?
  6. last night on late night
    Melissa Villaseñor Sums Up Oscar Season With Catchy Tune ‘White Male Rage’She’s not wrong.
  7. the gold rush
    Which Awards Contender Will Be This Year’s Oscar Villain?Will it be Joker? Once Upon a Time in Hollywood? Or even 1917?
  8. oscar futures
    Who’s the Early Leader in the Best Picture Race?You can make a case for Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Parasite, 1917, or even Joker.
  9. the gold rush
    What Would Have Been Nominated for This Year’s Best Popular Film Oscar?Us? Avengers: Endgame? How about Knives Out?
  10. awards season
    The Knives Are Out and the Books Are Smart in 2020’s WGA Award Film NominationsCritical darlings Once Upon a Time in Hollywood and The Farewell were not eligible.
  11. golden globes 2020
    Joaquin Phoenix Sure Did Get Bleeped a Lot During His Golden Globes SpeechLot of F-bombs.
  12. he gets it
    Martin Scorsese Has Seen Clips of Joker and ‘It’s Fine’“I get it.”
  13. but why?
    Why Is Stephen Sondheim Karaoke in All Our Movies Now?Noah Baumbach, Rian Johnson, and Todd Phillips (well, his music supervisor) explain.
  14. best of 2019
    Just Like You, John Waters Absolutely Loved JokerTodd Phillips’ clown drama is number ten with a greasepaint-smeared bullet on Waters’ annual top ten movie list.
  15. deep dives
    Class Warfare Is All the Rage at the MoviesInequality ire isn’t a theme unique to Knives Out — it’s an undercurrent running through a slew of this season’s movies, from Hustlers to Parasite.
  16. not joking
    Todd Phillips Says He Is Not, in Fact, Already at Work on a Joker SequelRecent reporting on more DC movies from Phillips “jumped the gun,” the director says.
  17. talking points
    Martin Scorsese Swears He Just Couldn’t Find the Time to Make JokerHe also has some nice words about superhero movies.
  18. box office
    Joker’s Unlikely Path to Becoming the Highest-Grossing R-Rated Movie EverEarly in development, studio executives wondered: Does Todd Phillips’s movie even need to be about the Batman villain?
  19. memes
    The Dance of Freedom. The Death Bells. The Meme-ing of the Joker[insert sad clown emoji here]
  20. joker
    An Afternoon at the Joker Stairs, New York’s Newest Tourist AttractionOn the weekends, crowds start arriving to this unassuming corner of the Bronx as early as nine o’clock in the morning.
  21. box office
    Joker Wildly High-Kicking Its Way to Biggest R-Rated Worldwide Box Office EverWho’s laughing now? You have three guesses, and the first two don’t count.
  22. 2 jokers 2 films
    Jared Leto Was Reportedly Hell-Bent on Preventing Joker From Being MadeHe felt “alienated and upset” that Joaquin Phoenix’s clown prince of crime was getting more attention.
  23. stand-up
    What Joker Gets Right About Stand-Up ComedyTalking with Gary Gulman and Sam Morril, who perform stand-up in the film, about their roles and the horrors of open mics.
  24. snl
    Heidi Gardner’s Teen Movie Critic Has Complicated Thoughts About Joker“Arthur and I, like, have a lot in common: We’re silly, we’re fit, we have good looks.”
  25. snl
    SNL Parodies Joker With a Gritty Origin Story for Oscar the GrouchSesame Street is now officially twisted!
  26. close reads
    The Impossible Politics of JokerHow Todd Phillips’s supervillain story deliberately mixes its messages.
  27. tick tock
    How Joker Became the Most Hated, Loved, Obsessed-Over Movie of 2019“It’s been a trending story for about six weeks now, and that’s a lot more spotlight and attention than a normal film could count on getting.”
  28. oscar endings
    Let’s Talk About the Ending of JokerHow much of this movie was real, and how much was fantasy?
  29. movie review
    Let’s Talk About the Other Creepy Clown MovieThere are Joker fans, and then there are the disciples of Wrinkles the Clown.
  30. box office
    Joker’s Movie Theater Attendance Records Are More Than a Box Office WinAfter a strategic six-week marketing campaign, the R-rated film’s record-breaking opening affirms the superhero genre once again.
  31. movies
    For Its Next Trick, Joker Will Rescue Pedophile’s 70s Hit From Musical ObscurityAnother surprise Easter egg.
  32. box office
    Todd Phillips’s Joker Maniacally Dances Its Way to New October Box Office RecordIf only he had gotten these numbers before, he might never have become Joker in the first place. Really makes you think.
  33. oscar futures
    Oscar Futures: Scorsese’s The Irishman Looks Like a Major ContenderThe crown jewel of Netflix’s Oscar hopes made an impressive debut at the New York Film Festival.
  34. faq
    Everything You Wanted to Know About Joker But Were Too Freaked Out to AskIs Joker actually an incel? And how similar is it to that leaked script?
  35. vulture investigates
    How Similar Is Joaquin Phoenix’s Joker to Steve Miller’s ‘Joker’?He’s a joker, sure, but is he a smoker and a midnight toker?
  36. vulture lists
    The 19 Most Twisted Things Joker Does in Joker, RankedA comprehensive list of deviant acts the Joker performs in Joker, ranked from least to most evil.
  37. origin stories
    Don’t Get It Twisted: The Ultimate Guide to the Joker’s Origin StoriesTwo words: CHEMICAL VAT.
  38. movies
    I’m Going to Have to Pass on This OneNo, I will not be seeing Joker in theaters this weekend.
  39. call him by his name
    It’s Just Joker, Not The Joker: A Photo EssayHey! What? Just wanted to take another look at you, Joker.
  40. sequential art
    The Comics Story That Made the Joker the Ultimate Batman FoeDenny O’Neil and Neal Adams changed the character forever.
  41. joker
    NYPD to Increase Police Presence at Theaters for Joker Opening WeekendAdditional police will be deployed across the city.
  42. acting methods
    Joaquin Phoenix and Robert De Niro Got Into a Diva-Off Filming JokerBob gets what Bob wants.
  43. movie review
    Joker Is One Unpleasant Note Played Louder and LouderJoaquin Phoenix is impressive, but the film panders to selfish, small-minded feelings of resentment.
  44. oscar futures
    Oscar Futures: Are Jojo Rabbit and Joker Too Divisive for Oscar?Whatever debates Taika Waititi’s film may inspire are probably nothing compared to what’s going on with Todd Phillips’s movie right now.
  45. joker
    LAPD Promises Increased Police Presence for Joker Opening WeekendThe LAPD, FBI, and Homeland Security all assure moviegoers that they do not foresee any threats to the public.
  46. joker
    Warner Bros. Responds to Aurora Theater’s Decision to Not Show JokerThe theater was the site of a mass shooting in 2012.
  47. award season
    Joker Laughs Its Way to Winning the Venice Film FestivalHaaHHHHAAaahhAAAaa.
  48. fall preview 2019
    The Best and Biggest Movies to See This FallCats, Frozen II, Little Women, and more.
  49. venice film festival
    8 Things to Know About Joker, Before We’re Allowed to Say If It’s GoodAt the Venice Film Festival, the director said his Joaquin Phoenix movie is “certainly not a political film.” Now that’s comedy!
  50. venice film festival
    What Does Joker Mean for the Future of Comic-Book Movies?Todd Phillips’s film drips with arthouse seriousness and unabashed provocation, packaged inside recognizable IP.
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