NINE THINGS ABOUT JOKER
1. Joker is not a Batman movie.
2. The movie uses names from the Batman universe, but that was really kind of arbitrary. If they used other names, the movie wouldn't have been any different.
Change Thomas Wayne to Daddy Warbucks and Bruce Wayne to Annie. It would still be the same movie.
3. There are no superpowers. No comic book exaggerations. No epic battles. No foreshadowing of big adventures ahead.
4. The movie is simply…