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On April 4 there was a teaser trailer released of the movie Joker, that will be in the theaters on early October 2019. What are your thoughts on the trailer and Joaquin Phoenix's portrayal of the Joker?

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It seems to be ok to spend some money for this in cinema. I kinda don't like the color of Jokers clothes. At least he seem to make a better performance than Jared Leto.
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IamAlphaAndOmega said:
It seems to be ok to spend some money for this in cinema. I kinda don't like the color of Jokers clothes. At least he seem to make a better performance than Jared Leto.


I see. I actually like the color of the Joker's clothes and I especially like the make up. It looks a lot like the make up of the killer clown John Wayne Gacy. There are differences of course, but it certainly feels like a reference point. And yes, just by watching this trailer, it's already clear that Joaquin is going to be a far better Joker than Jared Leto.
 
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I'm absolutely digging the cinematography so far.
One bright day in the middle of the night, two dead boys got up to fight
Back to back they faced each other, drew their swords and shot each other
A deaf policeman heard the noise and came and killed those two dead boys
 
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Looks and feels good, certainly better than whatever jared leto was trying to do anyway.
 
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Joker's backstory on how he became evil is amazing thing, i'd love to think about Jared Leto portrayal gives me an hungs up over it.

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Apparently DC wants to de-emphasize the shared nature of the DCEU which I'm fully behind.

Shared universes become more and more ridiculous as they go along; the MCU is a mess already. I'm not really a fan of it and it just doesn't make sense; why did Aquaman not call in the rest of the justice league to help in his solo film? The world will never know.


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seems alright so far - but nothing spectacular. anything's better than jared leto.
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I enjoyed the trailer. Joaquin Phoenix being a better actor than Jared Leto is already a given. His memorable portrayal of Commodus in Gladiator is something I've always remembered since I was a kid. The true question is whether he could beat Heath Ledger's iconic performance.
 
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Judging from the trailer, Joaquin Phoenix's Joker is depicted as an enlightened version of the character as opposed to being showcased as the typical maniacal anarchist with which it is renowned for - he has transcended the bounds of normalcy and reached spiritual enlightenment. This Joker emanates a charisma different from that of Heath Ledger's, with which was portrayed as a tormented and cynical character who indulges in chaos.

I'm not gonna talk about Jared Leto's Joker because it's just plain comedy
 
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Finally, a movie that truly says that we live in a society bottom text

But for real, I'm looking forward to this. Should be a nice shot in the arm in breaking up a lot of the monotony found in superhero stuff.

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I think this one might be a really good movie!
Also I think Joaquin Phoenix is a great actor,
he always played bad guys, so I used to dislike him somehow,but I became a fan of his after this movie-You Were never really here, I recommend this movie!

So that's Bruce Wayne when he was a kid,looks creepy..

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So that's Bruce Wayne when he was a kid,looks creepy..

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I enjoyed the trailer. Joaquin Phoenix being a better actor than Jared Leto is already a given. His memorable portrayal of Commodus in Gladiator is something I've always remembered since I was a kid. The true question is whether he could beat Heath Ledger's iconic performance.


That's honestly the first thing that comes my mind. He played that role so well.
 
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The question isn't whether he can beat Heath's Joker, it's whether he can beat Trump's.
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Heath Ledger has set the bar high up for Joker. It will be interesting to see how Joaquin pulls it off.
The teaser is decent so far, interesting cinematography done here.
 
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We now live in a time where the DC universe is making a comeback. With how well Shazam went, I'm really hoping this succeeds as well. I really prefer the characters of DC compared to Marvel
 
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Very hyped for this King of comedy remake.
 
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We now live in a time where the DC universe is making a comeback. With how well Shazam went, I'm really hoping this succeeds as well. I really prefer the characters of DC compared to Marvel

I just read that the new Joker movie is the first of a series of DC movies that are not in the DCEU. Good move imo. https://wegotthiscovered.com/movies/joker-origin-movie-will-not-part-dc-extended-universe/

 
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The trailer made me have a chub.
I'm so excited to see this and I can't get out Joaquin Phoenix's dancing in the trailer out of my head.
 
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Looks like it could be good. I hope it's good. I quite enjoy seeing that hobbled run for some reason.

If I understand clown makeup right big upright triangles represent big glimmering eyes and the smaller lower triangles may be stylized teardrops. So a makeup like that says he's laughing the pain away.

I already have an idea how the plot will progress.

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IamAlphaAndOmega said:
It seems to be ok to spend some money for this in cinema. I kinda don't like the color of Jokers clothes. At least he seem to make a better performance than Jared Leto.


I see. I actually like the color of the Joker's clothes and I especially like the make up. It looks a lot like the make up of the killer clown John Wayne Gacy. There are differences of course, but it certainly feels like a reference point. And yes, just by watching this trailer, it's already clear that Joaquin is going to be a far better Joker than Jared Leto.

The red jacket looks aweful. I mean it looks dark decent in the trailer but I had seen some photos it's bright red, bright orange vest, and a dark green shirt underneath. I would went with a dark purpleish red for the jacket and a slightly greenish yellowish brown vest

Pay attention to the scene he's on stage. The comedy club's name is Pogo's. Pogo is Gacy's clown name. But nah it's just a fairly standard clown face not a reference to Gacy unlike the comedy club name which very well may be a reference. It does evoke that look a bit though.

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Judging from the trailer, Joaquin Phoenix's Joker is depicted as an enlightened version of the character as opposed to being showcased as the typical maniacal anarchist with which it is renowned for - he has transcended the bounds of normalcy and reached spiritual enlightenment. This Joker emanates a charisma different from that of Heath Ledger's, with which was portrayed as a tormented and cynical character who indulges in chaos.

I'm not gonna talk about Jared Leto's Joker because it's just plain comedy

I don't know. I feel like their world views probably aren't different just their demeanor. You have to pay attention to the words Joker talks about in the Dark Knight to see his enlightenment. He speaks about letting truth be free and not live under lies for a false sense of security. Joaquin Phoenix it's more like facing harsh reality as if it's a joke is the impression I get.
 
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can't wait for all the edgy memes that are going to swarm the net after this movie is out
 
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Finally, Gotham City got the criminal its deserved lol. The trailer was pretty good. I kinda like the transformation of the atmosphere from the first scene where he lonely walked against the stair case to the happy dancing clown on the stairs under the bright shining sun. Not sure if I like the costume though. It doesn't need to look like the standard Joker costume (purple and green). But this one looks meh... Joaquin is an extremely gifted and dedicated actor and he looks quite passionate about playing the Joker, so no worries for me on his performance.
 
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Pay attention to the scene he's on stage. The comedy club's name is Pogo's. Pogo is Gacy's clown name. But nah it's just a fairly standard clown face not a reference to Gacy unlike the comedy club name which very well may be a reference. It does evoke that look a bit though.


Or it can be a reference to the comic strip "Pogo", that was a social and political satire. :))
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Apparently the red suit is like one Cesar Romero's Joker had. Usually it's a purple suit he wore but at some point he had a bright red suit since I did run across some pictures it looked red.
 
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While watching the trailer i didn't think so much of it ybh, it looked kinda boring. But you can't really judge a book by it's cover really.

I don't think i will watch it, i might but i'm not sure.
 
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the trailer looks promising. i will defo watch the movie
 
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It doesn't seem to be woke garbage so I might watch it.
 
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i don't think it's going to be awful so i'm looking forward to it. i dislike who's directing it tho but i guess i'll just put that aside...



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Looks more like a psychological thriller, rather than a comic book movie. JP has a shot to be one of the best live-action adaptations of Joker.



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This is gonna leave me feeling like I just watched Requiem for a Dream.
 
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This is gonna leave me feeling like I just watched Requiem for a Dream.

As in really depressed or..?
 
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This is gonna leave me feeling like I just watched Requiem for a Dream.

As in really depressed or..?


Feeling sympathy for the character but knowing it's not going to get better for him. There's no way a guy like him could make peace with the world before he loses his sense of self. In that way, it also reminds me of Taxi Driver. Seeing as how this IS the Joker, he'll definitely have a final scene like Deniro's.
 
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looks good to me
joaquin phoenix is a great actor and he says that he likes the script so yeah I'm really looking forward to watching it in the cinema
 
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hi...
i'm so excited for Joker 2019 in 4 october...
joker is my favorite...He is the best villain
he is a great villain because he has nothing to loose. he has no friends, no family, no emotions, no honor, dignity, and so on.
i think joker 2019 is one of the best movie in the world...Joker movie scores were very good
Joker's movie has garnered the highest ratings from critics...so i really like this and can't wait !
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so far the buzz about it seems good.
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