Because Todd Phillips' Joker The Joker tells the relatively grounded story of a disgruntled white man who goes on a terrorist rage because he feels as if a bad hand has been made in his life, constantly debating whether the film has potential to inspire some viewers to model (idealistically) after the titular villain.
Although the Joker is objectively made as the villain of his own film, it would be negligible to say that he is not heroically set because the story told is about its origin and elevation. We know that the clown is destined to become one of Gotham's most enduring threats and one of the few people capable of going to Batman, and so the on-screen Joker's actions are terrifying, even if done, all build on the idea he to become a powerful, important figure in society. While Joke's movie r is intended to be a critique of people as its central character, it is easy to see how it could also be interpreted as a holiday for them – but obviously, this idea is never a lot has happened to Joaquin Phoenix or Warner Bros. During a recent interview on a Telegraph profile, Phoenix apparently stopped the conversation dead in its tracks after being asked if he was considering allowing the audience to take the wrong message from the movie.
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Instead of pondering the question, Phoenix just walked away, almost in the same way that he often says while making a movie himself:
"Yet Phoenix does not seem to have considered the matter at all. So when I present it to him – aren't you worried that this movie could distort just the kind of people with potentially tragic results? – his response to the fight or flight begins. Mine too, almost nearby.
It takes an hour peaceful mediation with PR Warner Bros. to get things back on track. Phoenix panicked, he explains later, since the question honestly hadn't crossed his mind – then he asked me, not for the last time, what an intelligent answer might sound. "
And no, Phoenix never answered the question
It seems unbearable that Phoenix could take on this role without taking time to reflect on the cultural landscape in which the film exists, given the actor's reputation to dive deep into the nature of the characters he plays. Even if he somehow managed to assemble his Joker behavior in a vacuum, it seems equally unlikely that the subject would not appear during the production process of the movie or any of Warner Bros. you wouldn't think, "Um, someone's probably going to ask about the movie glorifying angry white men who take up arms. "
The Joker – a movie that few people have actually watched yet – hits theaters on October 4th.
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