[TIFF Review] ‘JOKER’ lives up to the hype, delivers a knock-out Joaquin Phoenix performance and film

[TIFF Review] ‘JOKER’ lives up to the hype, delivers a knock-out Joaquin Phoenix performance and film

The film is bound to inspire the wrong type of crowd. Some will see the origin story of the clowned price as a rallying cry for the oppressed and abandoned. But Phillips is holding up a mirror to our society with a cautionary tale. It looks for human decency rather than anarchic wish fulfillment.

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