Tuesday, 17 September, 2019

‘Joker’ wins Best Film at the Venice Film Festival

Joker's Trick: Todd Phillips' Joker Takes Home The Highest Honour At The Venice Film Festival ‘Joker’ wins Best Film at the Venice Film Festival
Julia Gonzales | 10 September, 2019, 23:39

"Joaquin Phoenix, though, yikes: Looks like he stepped out of "The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, ' or maybe he's still trapped there". The film traces Arthur Fleck's journey from lonely, misunderstood, mentally ill outsider to a domestic terrorist. The movie presents a new origin story for the legendary Batman villain, showing how a failed comedian named Arthur Fleck can transform from a forgotten clown with no goal into Gotham City's most fearsome foe.

Joker demanded a soundtrack that would bring its twisted plot to life - and with her impressive portfolio of music for thrillers and horror movies, Icelandic composer, Hildur Ingveldardóttir Guðnadóttir, has experience made for a film like this. You can check out all of the officially released stills from Joker in the gallery below!

Meanwhile, it sounds as though Pattinson's Bruce Wayne will have his hands plenty full in The Batman even without Phoenix's Joker. The actor recently revealed he chased down the role and has wanted to take on the character for a long time; exciting news for anyone familiar with the quality of his work in other recent passion projects.

The Joker and Batman have been making the headlines respectively. IGN's Jim Vejvoda gave Joker a 10, saying, "Featuring a riveting, fully realized, and Oscar-worthy performance by Joaquin Phoenix, Joker would work just as well as an engrossing character study without any of its DC Comics trappings; that it just so happens to be a brilliant Batman-universe movie is icing on the Batfan cake".

Meryl Streep was joined on the red carpet by Antonio Banderas and Gary Oldman, who play the heads of the shady Panama law firm at the heart of the scandal, after it was exposed in 2016 for aiding tax evasion among the wealthy elite. Clearly, giving the Joker a new name was just one part of Phillips' and Phoenix's goal to present a new take on this storied character, who has been portrayed in pretty similar ways since his inception in the very first issue of Batman in 1940.

Samsung Says Hundreds of Apps Now Optimized for Galaxy Fold
Among the apps supported at launch we find Facebook, the Office 365 suite, Spotify , Amazon Prime Video , Twitter and many more. Samsung will sell the Galaxy Fold 5G in Korea for about $1,990 with 12GB of RAM and half a terabyte of storage.

Inspirer of meme accounts and Blockbuster films alike, the Joker has a new honour to lay at his unstable feet: film festival victor.

After winning the grand prize at the Venice Film Festival earlier this week, the movie Joker has premiered in North America. For those who did manage to make it in, they cheered especially hard when the movie concluded roughly two hours later.

On April 3, Warner Bros Pictures released the first trailer for Joker.

At the inaugural TIFF dinner-and-cocktails soiree, Streep praised organizers at the Toronto film festival for showcasing more female directors in their lineup, an effort she called "moving the needle by intention". Joker hits theaters on October 4th.

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