The long-anticipated Joker has started traveling around the world's movie theaters. This fresh take on the iconic Gotham City villain presents him as a mentally-troubled comedian, Arthur Fleck, who embarks on a downward spiral of social revolution and bloody crime. The movie, which currently is the most popular production on IMDB, has received mixed reactions from critics. But while they're arguing over it in the media, audiences are busy expressing their opinions of it in other ways. Mostly memes.

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Hans
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5 months ago

Quite an intriguing observation of social trends...

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The New York Times published quite a harsh review of the movie. "To be worth arguing about, a movie must first of all be interesting: it must have, if not a coherent point of view, at least a worked-out, thought-provoking set of themes, some kind of imaginative contact with the world as we know it. Joker, an empty, foggy exercise in second-hand style and second-rate philosophizing, has none of that," American journalist and film critic A. O. Scott wrote.

"Besotted with the notion of its own audacity — as if willful unpleasantness were a form of artistic courage — the film turns out to be afraid of its own shadow, or at least of the faintest shadow of any actual relevance."


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I'm dark
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5 months ago

"Sorry about that guys... I just love watching people die!" lmao I need therapy

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Others had different opinions. "Joaquin Phoenix provides a comic-book hero for the left behind with Joker, a brilliantly insurrectionist origins story that landed like a firecracker in the midst of this year’s Venice film festival. Playing the role of Cain to the sunny Abel of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Todd Phillips’s blockbuster charts the formative years of Batman’s nemesis, rewinding to his time as a failed standup in grubby Gotham City, when he was lonesome and lost and out of joint with the world. Audaciously, it’s a film that invites us to love the monster," Xan Brooks wrote for The Guardian.

"What a gloriously daring and explosive film Joker is. It’s a tale that’s almost as twisted as the man at its centre, bulging with ideas and pitching towards anarchy."

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Lauren Caswell
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5 months ago

Lmao shut up meg

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Clinton Yew
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5 months ago

scissors.

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Clinton Yew
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5 months ago

Wasn't him already went crazy from his step-father abuses? It was the meds that keeps him in control (but made him depress) throughout half of the movie... Meds off, personality unleashed.

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SashaAlexandra
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5 months ago

At first i though it's Kristen Stewart

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mulk
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5 months ago

Clowns EVERYWHERE!!!!

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Rebekah
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5 months ago

Good lord, this cracked me up. Poor Jared.

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Kjorn
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5 months ago

the clown one is romero

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Kjorn
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5 months ago

Wonder who'd win?

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Pretty Pangolin
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5 months ago

Yes! I totally think there's room for two brilliant Jokers.

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Pepper Pots
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5 months ago

I love the way he dances in this scene

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Devin Robinson
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5 months ago

joker...you're..hANDSOME

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反社会的
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5 months ago

this is surprisingly well photo-shopped

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Miklós Nagy
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5 months ago

Okay, but one of them is targeting rich people...

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Imina Ekhaese
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5 months ago

this is my favorite one

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Kjorn
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5 months ago

who's grimace then?

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neighbor.no13
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5 months ago

I work over 80 hours a week with regular pay and no over-time charge. So I will become the next Joker =[

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L McN
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5 months ago

HA! So true in many movies, but definitely here!

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Hans
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5 months ago

This is one odd yet strangely convincing advertisement. (Hans wanders off to shop for fruit pies.)

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Calcium The Bully Terrier
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5 months ago

Can't say the same about Woody Harrelson as Carnage... But that may just be me.

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Conrad Strucker
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5 months ago

because if Suicide Squad can win one anybody can

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Conrad Strucker
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5 months ago

*two year old girl shows up* "hey I got you" "thanks wonder woman"

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Mary Robi
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5 months ago

This is so deep

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Bill
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5 months ago

I hope this isn't as bad as everybody going as Neo back in 2000

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Kjorn
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5 months ago

journalism is not journalism anymore. i miss the time when journalist had ethic. now they're just cheerleaders for their cause

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Clinton Yew
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5 months ago

He is one of the worst kind of Joker... and that is exactly why he is one of the best.

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Color Dots
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5 months ago

Knock Knock...

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Kjorn
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5 months ago

i like letto as joker. not the best but he didn't do a bad job. it was his vision.

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Sofia Gunn
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5 months ago

man that was just Jared leto ending his own

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Conrad Strucker
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5 months ago

when Jared Leto *is* the Oscar-level performance :(

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Miklós Nagy
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5 months ago

And actually plays better.

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Calcium The Bully Terrier
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5 months ago

Wanna know how I got these scars?

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SnowyLynx
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5 months ago

Ya screwed man! Go Joaquin Phoenix!

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Pretty Pangolin
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5 months ago

Wonder if Jim Parsons would be a good Joker. Too cuddly?

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Pepper Pots
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5 months ago

So true

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Josie Newburn
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3 months ago

Being like "i'm coming to make an offer"

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Revert this and replace it by bitter cunts trashing the movie without seeing it.

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Clinton Yew
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5 months ago

You forget to Punch-out.

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julieta berasain
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5 months ago

It's funnier when you realize it's the same actress...

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MysticSailora
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5 months ago

the same colours too!

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Riz Leslie
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5 months ago (edited)

Taxi Driver vibes all day. I love it

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Femur!
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5 months ago

@darubyprincess what are you doing here? go to the cinema! You'll enjoy it! :D

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Clinton Yew
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5 months ago

That scene doesn't have meaning at all, it is just someone insane doing impulse thing. The crazy thing is critics trying to put in their logic to understand someone insane doing insane thing.

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wandile dludlu
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5 months ago

Critics are a horrible way of judging a movie

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