The Joker is not only Batman's eternal enemy. He is also one of the best-known villains of comics history, which has appeared in memorable productions on both the big screen and television. 30 Now, 30 years after Jack Nicholson played the evil clown in Batman and a decade after Heath Ledger did the same in The Dark Knight, actor Joaquin Phoenix stars in the new Joker movie, but this time with a much more original story.
The artist, three times nominated for the Academy Award, is the central figure of the version directed by Todd Phillips. Let us tell you everything about this movie, but it's better if you watch it online straight away to really get into this wonderful story.
The Joker movie, one of the most controversial and acclaimed of recent times, is now available to pre-order on DVD and Blu-ray, for now, exclusively through Best Buy. The standard DVD edition can be ordered in advance for $ 19.99, while the Blu-ray format in 4K Ultra HD, packaged in a Special Edition Steelbook metal box and also comes with a digital copy, can be ordered for $ 34.99 dollars.
It has not yet been announced when the film will arrive at the stores or at the hands of those who have ordered in advance, but everything seems to indicate that it will be the first week of December, just in time for year-end purchases.
The Joker movie hit theaters and with great success, despite controversies prior to its release around the violence that could inspire the character. In his first weekend at the box office, he has raised -only in North America- more than $ 93 million dollars. After its millionaire balance, it becomes the highest-grossing premiere that took place in October, surpassing even Venom, which raised $ 80 million in 2018.
After its second weekend, the film has crossed the $ 500 million mark globally, with $ 351.2 million of its profits from foreign markets. Not only could it become the highest-grossing R-rated movie of all time, but film industry analysts that track movie box office performance around the world, claim that it is on track to exceed a billion dollars (one thousand million) in profits globally if you can maintain momentum both at home and abroad.
The iconic scene of Joker dancing in the bathroom was not in the original script. The director Todd Phillips has revealed via Screenplayed that this scene was not originally part of the story, but that it suddenly emerged thanks to the genius of the actor.
The script simply explained what the protagonist should do when closing the bathroom door, such as trying to get rid of a weapon and staring at himself in the mirror. However, after playing music from the film's composer, Phoenix began dancing, improvising the scene that viewers see in the final version.
October 4 was the premiere of Joker and, for those who attended one of the film's special passes in San Fernando Valley, California, the debut was even more special, now you can watch it online to live the experience.
According to TMZ, Joaquin Phoenix surprised the audience with a surprising and improvised appearance at the end of the credits to thank the attendees who were there. Can you imagine being one of those lucky ones?
Warner Bros released the first trailer of the Joker movie, which features a preview of Joaquin Phoenix as the famous Clown Prince of Crime from DC Comics.
Phoenix plays Arthur Fleck, a man "ignored by society" who eventually becomes one of Gotham's greatest villains. The first trailer of the film offers a broad view of the circumstances that lead Arthur to become the Joker, alluding to the conflicts that eventually break him, and concludes with a photo of him.
Warner Bros. Pictures has indicated that Joker will exist in his own universe, separate from Jared Leto's representation of the character in Suicide Squad. Leto will still turn the character to the screen in two planned films that will exist in the film universe of the DC Comics heroes and villains studio, but they don't have a narrative bond with Joker.