You have to love how they tease Michael Myers face in the first 30 minutes. Keeping you in suspense as to whether they understand the character or not.
About as good of a Halloween sequel as you can get.
Dazzling theatrics have always been the Joker’s forte, and Joaquin Phoenix’s performance is laced with engrossing dramatics. It’s a pity that this showmanship is not quite enough to distract from a shoddy screenplay.
Joker follows Arthur Fleck, the most miserable man in the world. He resides in Gotham City, the fictional cross-bred child of Tartarus and Derry, Maine. We are first introduced to Arthur as he is assaulted at his job by a bunch of street urchins. Whimpering on the…