At Arkham, Arthur laughs to himself about a joke and tells his psychiatrist she would not understand it.  Douglas Hodge plays Alfred Pennyworth, the butler and caretaker of the Wayne family, and Dante Pereira-Olson plays Bruce Wayne, Thomas' son, who becomes the Joker's archenemy Batman as an adult. ", Scorsese's longtime associate Koskoff joined to produce, although Scorsese left his producing duties due to other obligations.  Overall, Deadline Hollywood estimated that Warner Bros. spent $120 million on promotion and advertisements. , The film's final budget was $55–70 million, considered by The Hollywood Reporter "a fraction" of the cost of a typical comic book-based film. This path brings him face-to-face with his alter-ego: the Joker. "It's just another interpretation, like people do interpretations of Macbeth," he told The New York Times. 7:30 pm: THE NIGHT OF THE HUNTER (1955) Park Circus/MGM/UA, 93 min. 140.678  The week of its release, Atom Tickets announced pre-sale totals for the film were outpacing those of Venom and It Chapter Two ($91.1 million debut), and that Joker was its second-bestselling R-rated film of 2019 behind John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum.  Later updating to $85–105 million, Robbins suggested it could become the first October release to open to over $100 million, and surpass the record set by Venom in 2018. In Gotham City, mentally troubled comedian Arthur Fleck is disregarded and mistreated by society.  However, Phillips said that Phoenix was the only actor he considered, and that he and Silver wrote the script with Phoenix in mind, "The goal was never to introduce Joaquin Phoenix into the comic book movie universe.  On September 21, 2018, he released test footage of Phoenix in-costume as the Joker, with "Laughing" by The Guess Who accompanying the footage. , In August 2019, BoxOffice magazine analyst Shawn Robbins wrote that he expected Joker to gross $60–90 million during its opening weekend in North America. Randall lies that Arthur bought the gun himself, and Arthur is fired. Diane Dallaire " Documentary filmmaker Michael Moore called Joker a "cinematic masterpiece" and said it was a "danger to society" if people did not see it.  Deadline Hollywood's Pete Hammond believes the film redefines the Joker and is "impossible to shake off." Farewell My Lovely, the 1975 remake of the 1944 film, 'Murder, My Sweet,' also based on the Raymond Chandler novel of the same name, will open this year's nineteenth edition of the popular Arthur Lyons Film Noir Festival in Palm Springs. " However, according to Deadline Hollywood, the FBI and the United States Department of Homeland Security found no credible threats surrounding the release of the film.  Filming of violent scenes also took place at the abandoned lower platform of the Ninth Avenue station in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. He later returned to finish the interview, but did not answer the question. The scene was intended to show the audience that she is still alive (as the film otherwise implies that Arthur kills her), but Phillips decided it would disrupt the narrative, which is portrayed from Arthur's point of view. De Niro was one of the few Phoenix never walked out on, and De Niro said he was "very intense in what he was doing, as it should be, as he should be. That’s not the film Todd Phillips made; nor is Arthur portrayed as suffering from sexual, per se, frustration. Joker —a veces traducido como Guasón o Comodín—  es un personaje creado por Bill Finger, Bob Kane y Jerry Robinson,    e introducido en el primer ejemplar del comic book Batman, en abril de 1940, publicado por DC Comics. (FILMAFFINITY)  During the premiere, Phillips realized "War Dogs wasn't going to set the world on fire and I was thinking, 'What do people really want to see? , Joker generated positive responses from industry figures.  Following the film's premiere, BoxOffice predicted Joker could open to $70–95 million domestically.  At CinemaCon on April 2, 2019, Phillips unveiled the first trailer for the film, which was released online the following day. '", Phillips and Silver wrote Joker throughout 2017, and the writing process took about a year. 1 With $36M; 'Joker' Snags Magical $29M", "Box Office: 'Joker' to Become Top-Grossing R-Rated Pic of All Time", "Joker: Jim Lee Reviews Todd Phillips' DC Film", "Joker review – an ace turn from Joaquin Phoenix", "Joker review – Joaquin Phoenix's villain has last laugh in twisted tale", "Joker Review: An Insane Masterpiece Based on DC Comics Villain", "Joker Movie Review & Film Summary (2019)", "Analysing 'Joker': Only ashes remain as Joaquin Phoenix takes off to glory", "Joker Wants to Be a Movie About the Emptiness of Our Culture. , The script draws inspiration from Scorsese films such as Taxi Driver (1976), Raging Bull (1980), and The King of Comedy (1983), as well as Phillips' Hangover Trilogy. She recalled, "we would go into Todd's trailer and write the scene for the night and then do it.  The film became the highest-grossing R-rated film in its fourth weekend, during which it grossed $47.8 million overseas, and passed the billion-dollar mark about a month into its theatrical release. " It took him some time to commit to the role, as it intimidated him and he said "oftentimes, in these movies, we have these simplified, reductive archetypes, and that allows for the audience to be distant from the character, just like we would do in real life, where it's easy to label somebody as evil, and therefore say, 'Well, I'm not that.  In July, Zazie Beetz was cast in a supporting role, and De Niro entered negotiations in August.  The trailer, prominently featuring the song "Smile" performed by Jimmy Durante, generated positive responses, with some commentators comparing it to Taxi Driver and Requiem for a Dream and praising Phoenix's performance. ", ComicBook.com's Brandon Davis acclaimed Joker as a groundbreaking comic book adaptation that he found scarier than most 2019 horror films. The film loosely adapts plot elements from Batman: The Killing Joke (1988) and The Dark Knight Returns (1986), but Phillips and Silver otherwise did not look to specific comics for inspiration. The Kid Who Would Be King is a 2019 fantasy action-adventure film written and directed by Joe Cornish.A British/American venture, the film stars Louis Ashbourne Serkis, Tom Taylor, Dean Chaumoo, Rhianna Doris, Angus Imrie, Rebecca Ferguson, and Patrick Stewart. The Movie is set in the fictional American city of Elwood City, and revolves around the lives of 8-year-old Arthur Read, an anthropomorphic aardvark, his friends and family, and their daily interactions with each other. The Death Bells. The following day, Arthur kills Penny at the hospital. While he still believed it exhibited potential, Lussier overall thought the trailer was not "a home run. I don't know that there is [more to do] ... Because it seemed endless, the possibilities of where we can go with the character.  Justin Theroux has an uncredited cameo as Ethan Chase, a celebrity guest on Franklin's show. Título original: Portrait de la jeune fille en feu. " Phillips later clarified that he meant they did not look to a specific comic for inspiration, but rather "picked and chose what we liked" from the character's history.  American psychiatrist Imani Walker, who is known for her Bravo television series Married to Medicine Los Angeles and working with violent criminals with mental disorders, analyzed the Joker's apparent mental disorders and circumstances, but also notes that Arthur was trying to get help before his downfall. Robbed of his birthright, Arthur comes up the hard way in the back alleys of the city. She worked on the Joker score alongside the score for the drama miniseries Chernobyl; Hildur said switching between the two was challenging because the scores were so different. The stairs have become a tourist destination and the subject of Internet memes, with visitors often reenacting the scene from the film in which Fleck dances down the stairs in his Joker attire.  Whigham said towards the end of October the film was in "the middle" of production, adding that it was an "intense" and "incredible" experience.  In comparison, the previous villain-centric DC film, Suicide Squad (2016), cost $175 million.  Phoenix walked out of an interview by The Telegraph when asked if the film could inspire mass shooters. We always pitched it as one movie, and that's it. That's all I meant by that. Arthur is a 1981 American comedy film written and directed by Steve Gordon.It stars Dudley Moore as Arthur Bach, a drunken New York City billionaire who is on the brink of an arranged marriage to a wealthy heiress, but ends up falling for a common working-class girl from Queens.It was the sole film directed by Gordon, who died in 1982 of a heart attack at age 44. [+] 'Joker' on October 3, 2019 in West Hollywood, California. , Joker grossed $335.5 million in the United States and Canada, and $738.5 million in other territories, for a worldwide total of $1.074 billion. ", Filming in Jersey City started on September 30 and shut down Newark Avenue, while filming in November, starting on November 9, shut down Kennedy Boulevard. Opening Credits File:Family Home Entertainment logo 2017.png File:Anchor Bay Entertainment logo on-screen.png File:PBS Films logo.png , Between 2014 and 2015, Joaquin Phoenix expressed interest to his agent in acting in a low-budget "character study" type of film about a comic book villain, like DC Comics character The Joker. Directed by David Vít. With Louis Ashbourne Serkis, Denise Gough, Dean Chaumoo, Tom Taylor.  By June, Robert De Niro was under consideration for a supporting role in the film.  The deal with Phoenix was finalized in July 2018, after four months of persuasion from Phillips. All Films ; Fandango US ; Amazon US ; Amazon Video US ; iTunes US ; Upgrade to a Letterboxd Pro account to add your favorite services to this list—including any service and country pair listed on JustWatch—and to enable one-click filtering by all … ", It was a yearlong process from when we finished the script just to get the new people on board with this vision, because I pitched it to an entirely different team than made it.  The Subway shooting scene and its aftermath were inspired by the 1984 New York City Subway shooting, while Arthur Fleck is partially based on the shooting's perpetrator, Bernhard Goetz.  The visual effects were provided by Scanline VFX and Shade VFX and supervised by Matthew Giampa and Bryan Godwin, with Erwin Rivera serving as the overall supervisor. " In the United Kingdom, the BBFC gave the film a 15 certificate.  Prior to War Dogs, Phillips was mostly known for his comedy films, such as Road Trip (2000), Old School (2003), and The Hangover (2009); War Dogs marked a venture into more unsettling territory. Alan Silvestri Masters added that Leto's irritation was what caused him to end his association with Creative Artists Agency (CAA), as he believed "his agents should have told him about the Phillips project earlier and fought harder for his version of Joker." Principal photography took place in New York City, Jersey City, and Newark, from September to December 2018.  Following its nominations at various awards shows, the film was scheduled to be rereleased in theaters across North America, beginning on January 17, 2020. " Metacritic, which uses a weighted average, assigned the film a score of 59 out of 100 based on 60 critics, indicating "mixed or average reviews.  On September 22, a scene depicting a violent protest was filmed at the Church Avenue station in Kensington, Brooklyn, although the station was modified to look like the Bedford Park Boulevard station in the Bronx. All I have are negative thoughts. Votes: 3,389 With David Vít, Jakub Spolc, Martin Kucera, Lukas Ruzicka. The film, based on DC Comics characters, stars Joaquin Phoenix as the Joker and provides an alternative origin story for the character. " Actress and screenwriter Phoebe Waller-Bridge also praised the film, stating: "I think the reason people got so uncomfortable is because it feels too true, too raw. , Stephanie Zacharek of Time magazine, in a negative review, labeled Phoenix's performance over-the-top and felt that while Phillips tried to "[give] us a movie all about the emptiness of our culture... he's just offering a prime example of it." It went on to greatly exceed expectations, making $140.5 million from overseas territories and a total $234 million worldwide. Although Phoenix's performance, the musical score, and the cinematography were praised, the dark tone, portrayal of mental illness, and handling of violence divided opinion and generated concerns of inspiring real-world violence; the movie theater where the 2012 Aurora, Colorado mass shooting occurred during a screening of The Dark Knight Rises refused to show it.  Frances McDormand declined an offer to portray the mother of the Joker, and Frances Conroy was cast. Before the show goes live, Arthur requests that Murray introduce him as Joker, a reference to Murray's previous mockery. " Ahmed also highlights the lack of funding for already-stretched mental health services worldwide being alluded to.  In its second weekend the film fell just 41.8% to $55.9 million, remaining in first and marking the best second-weekend October total (besting Gravity's $43.1 million in 2013).  Bradley Cooper joined the film as a producer, and the director of photography was Lawrence Sher, both of whom Phillips had previously collaborated with. It will release on September (Originally May) 15, 2019. , Phillips and Silver found the most common Joker origin story, in which the character is disfigured after falling into a vat of acid, too unrealistic. Phoenix stated, "I can't stop thinking about it ... if there's something else we can do with Joker that might be interesting," and concluded, "It's nothing that I really wanted to do prior to working on this movie. arthur’s film diary. Arthur Movie Based on  Phillips also denied most reports surrounding the film, which he felt was because it is "an origin story about a character that doesn't have a definitive origin.  It was also confirmed that the film would have no effect on Leto's Joker and would be the first in a new series of DC films unrelated to the DCEU. " Three weeks prior to its release, official industry tracking projected the film would debut to $65–80 million, with some estimates going as high as $90 million. A separate memo revealed the Army received "credible" information from Texas law enforcement "regarding the targeting of an unknown movie theater during the release. He felt that while "Joker is the boldest and most exciting superhero movie since The Dark Knight," it was "also incendiary, confused, and potentially toxic." However, sources associated with Leto deny that he attempted to get Joker canceled and left CAA because of it. Its largest markets were South Korea (a Warner Bros. record $16.3 million), the United Kingdom ($14.8 million), Mexico ($13.1 million) and Japan ($7 million). 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A critical review came from Glenn Kenny of RogerEbert.com, who gave the film two stars out of four.  In August 2017, Warner Bros. and DC Films revealed plans for the film, with Phillips directing and co-writing with Scott Silver, and Martin Scorsese set to co-produce with Phillips. Three families of victims, as well as the mother of a witness, signed a letter to Warner Bros. with the request.  The film was nominated for seven awards at the 25th Critics' Choice Awards, winning Best Actor (Phoenix) and Best Score, and was included in the American Film Institute's top 10 films of 2019, Having won an award at the 26th Screen Actors Guild Awards for Phoenix's performance, Joker also received nominations from other guilds including the Writers Guild of America Awards and the Producers Guild of America. Mark Wahlberg will star in the true-life canine adventure story “Arthur the King” for Paramount Players.  While Phillips said in August 2019 that he would be interested in making a sequel, depending on the film's performance and if Phoenix is interested, he later clarified that "the movie's not set up to [have] a sequel. ", David Ehrlich of IndieWire was more mixed and gave the film a "C+."  It is the sixth-highest-grossing film of 2019 and the highest-grossing R-rated film of all time, as well as the first R-rated film to pass the billion-dollar mark.  Joker was also the first live-action theatrical film in the Batman film franchise to receive an R-rating from the Motion Picture Association of America, due to "strong bloody violence, disturbing behavior, language, and brief sexual images. Joker received numerous accolades. '" He proposed that DC Films differentiate its slate from the competing Marvel Studios' by producing low-budget, standalone films. 2019 Schedule.  By mid-November, filming had moved back to New York. , Joker premiered at the 76th Venice International Film Festival on August 31, 2019, where it received an eight-minute standing ovation and won the Golden Lion award. What I would like to see someone tackle is what Batman looks like from that Gotham. Joker premiered at the 76th Venice International Film Festival on August 31, 2019, where it won the Golden Lion, and was released in the United States on October 4, 2019. Tolon Brown In an interview with Vanity Fair, he described it as "a great educational tool" and stated that he planned to present film clips during his classes.  Actor Josh Brolin, who portrays Thanos in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, found the film powerful: "To appreciate Joker I believe you have to have either gone through something traumatic in your lifetime (and I believe most of us have) or understand somewhere in your psyche what true compassion is. "Are you having negative thoughts?" Similarly, Phillips commented that there were "a zillion hurdles" during the year-long writing process due to the visibility of the character. Joker won the Best Actor (Phoenix) and Best Original Score awards at the 92nd Academy Awards.  It also screened at the Toronto International Film Festival on September 9, 2019. According to Phillips, Joker was created from his idea to create a different, more grounded comic book film. I'm not saying I'm going to do that. While the filming start date was scheduled for September 10, Joker: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, Golden Globe Award for Best Original Score, United States Department of Homeland Security, List of accolades received by Joker (2019 film), BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role, Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Actor, Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama, Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role, Best Period and/or Character Make-Up in a Feature-Length Motion Picture, "Warner Bros. Arthur's Big Movie is A 2019 upcoming CGI-animated Film from Lionsgate, Family Home Entertainment, Anchor Bay Entertainment, PBS Films and PBS Kids Movies.. Robert Mitchum essays his most memorable performance as an odious sociopath posing … Set in 1981, it follows Arthur Fleck, a failed clown and stand-up comedian whose descent into insanity and nihilism inspires a violent counter-cultural revolution against the wealthy in a decaying Gotham City. It received overall eleven nominations (including Best Picture) from the ceremony, breaking the record of eight held by The Dark Knight for the most nominations received by a film based on a comic book, comic strip or graphic novel.  It was also Warner Bros.' biggest domestic opening in two years.  Additionally, the film features the songs "That's Life", "Send In the Clowns", "White Room," and "Rock and Roll Part 2". , Warner Bros. pushed for Phillips to cast Leonardo DiCaprio as the Joker, hoping to use his frequent collaborator Scorsese's involvement to attract him.  In terms of budget-to-gross ratio, Joker is also the most profitable film based on a comic book, due to its small budget and little decline in week-to-week grosses during its theatrical run.  Filming wrapped on December 3, 2018, with Phillips posting a picture on his Instagram feed later in the month to commemorate the occasion. And that's what this movie is about. ", The film did not play at the Aurora, Colorado movie theater where the 2012 mass shooting occurred during a screening of The Dark Knight Rises. In 1981, party clown and aspiring stand-up comedian Arthur Fleck lives with his mother, Penny, in Gotham City. He never had a chance. Pero una serie de trágicos acontecimientos le llevarán a ver el mundo de otra forma.  Because the Joker does not have a definitive origin story in the comics, Phillips and Silver were given considerable creative freedom and "pushed each other every day to come up with something totally insane. " Phoenix said when he learned of the film, he became excited because it was the kind he was looking to make, describing it as unique and stating it did not feel like a typical "studio movie. He then embarks on a downward spiral of revolution and bloody crime. With Joaquin Phoenix, Robert De Niro, Zazie Beetz, Frances Conroy. Directed by Todd Phillips. The issue was quickly resolved after a representative visited the set. " Actor Vincent D'Onofrio, who portrays Wilson Fisk in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, vocally commended Phoenix's performance in the film via Twitter, stating that he "deserve[d] recognition for this performance," while actress Jessica Chastain agreed, replying, "it's one of the greatest pieces of acting I've ever seen. " However, they did try to retain the ambiguous "multiple choice" nature of the Joker's past by positioning the character as an unreliable narrator—with entire storylines simply being his delusions—and left what mental illnesses he suffers from unclear. Rey Arturo: La leyenda de Excalibur es una película dirigida por Guy Ritchie con Charlie Hunnam, Astrid Bergès-Frisbey, Jude Law, Djimon Hounsou, Eric Bana .... Año: 2017. , Joker was intended to be a standalone film with no sequels, although Warner Bros. intended for it to launch DC Black, a line of DC Comics-based films unrelated to the DCEU with darker, more experimental material.  Masters reported that Warner Bros. was reluctant to let Joker move forward, and gave it a small budget in an effort to dissuade Phillips. , On August 25, 2019, Phillips released six brief teasers that contained flashes of writing, revealing the second trailer would be released on August 28. A band of kids embark on an epic quest to thwart a medieval menace. , Phillips confirmed he was in the process of editing Joker in March 2019. , Joker deals with the themes of mental illness and its effects. One detective accidentally shoots a protester and incites a riot, allowing Arthur to escape; the rioters brutally beat the detectives as Arthur leaves. What was interesting to me about the inclusion of Batman in our movie was, 'What kind of Batman does that Gotham make?'  Alec Baldwin was initially cast in the role but dropped out due to scheduling conflicts.