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Box Office Report: ‘Joker’ Laughs its Way to $234 Million Global Debut

It would seem that Joker got the last laugh, as the daring WB/DC Comics film scored huge at the box office this weekend. The film earned $93.5 million domestically from 4,374 theaters, setting a new opening record for the month of October. Globally, Joker raked in 140.5 million from more than 70 markets, bringing its ...

Warner Bros. Releases Official Statement on ‘Joker’ Violence Controversy

Following a flurry of online controversy, and an open letter from the families of victims from the 2012 Aurora Cinema Shooting, Warner Bros. has released an official statement on the violence in Joker. The has been criticized for offering an in-depth portrait of a mass killer, while others argue that the film never does anything ...

Box Office Report: ‘Joker’ Tracking $80 Million+ Opening

The clown prince of crime is set to take over the box office. Early box office tracking for DC and Warner Bros. Joker sees the film earning over $80 million at the domestic box office. Some executives however feel that this number is too high, tracking the film at a more conservative $50-$55 million opening. ...

‘Joker’ Film Review | TIFF 2019

Joker, starring Joaquin Phoenix, is a cinematic narrative that examines the method to the madness of DC’s most prolific villain. Joker’s often eccentric theatrics may leave an audience divided in regard to the social commentary. On one side, you will have the group that will adorn and champion the movie’s main character and look to ...

The Most Must-See Films to Watch at TIFF 2019

Film festival season has arrived! As the Venice Film Festival rolls on, critics and fans have begun to direct their attention to the next event, the 44th annual Toronto International Film Festival! The festival will play host to a plethora of movies including the world premieres of films from James Mangold, Todd Phillips, Noah Hawley, ...

Joaquin Phoenix to Receive TIFF Tribute Actor Award at Inaugural Tribute Gala

As the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival draws closer, officials have announced the second recipient for the TIFF Tribute Actor Award. Today, Joana Vicente and Cameron Bailey, Co-Heads of TIFF, today announced that three-time Academy Award–nominated actor Joaquin Phoenix will be honoured with one of two TIFF Tribute Actor Awards at this year’s TIFF Tribute Gala awards event. This ...

TIFF 2019 Lineup: ‘Ford V. Ferrari,’ ‘Joker,’ ‘Knives Out,’ Among Gala & Special Presentations

WHAT. A. LINEUP. Today, the Toronto International Film Festival announced the first titles for its 2019 edition, with Joaquin Phoenix's Joker for Warner Bros., Tom Hanks' Fred Rogers biopic A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, and Rian Johnson's Knives Out set to receive high-profile premieres. The festival, which runs from Sept. 5-15, also features the debuts for James Mangold's Ford v ...

‘Joker’ Director Todd Phillips Says the Film Doesn’t Follow Anything from the Comics

DC's resident clown prince of crime will finally take centre stage in his own origin film when Joker debuts in theatres in October. While the film has been shrouded in mystery since it dropped the first trailer, we now know that the film will not be drawing on its titular character's rich comic history. Speaking with Empire, director ...

DC Unveils First ‘Joker,’ ‘Birds of Prey,’ and ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ Footage at CinemaCon

If there is one convention DC Comics own every year, it's CinemaCon. 2019 and 2020 will be two of the most diverse years for the superhero movie genre, thanks in part to the wide variety of DC Comics films hitting the big screen. Films like Todd Phillips' Joker, Cathy Yen's Birds of Prey (and the ...

Warner Bros. Reportedly Scraps Jared Leto’s ‘Joker’ Movie And Harley Quinn & Joker Team-Up

The DCEU is moving forward with a number of exciting projects, including several starring Harley Quinn, though a number of proposed films have reportedly been scrapped. A new report from Mark Hughes at Forbes laid out several exciting tidbits concerning the future of the DCEU, with a focus on what's happening and what's not. Reportedly, ...

Warner Bros. Reveals New Synopsis for Todd Phillips’ ‘Joker’ Movie

The details of the upcoming Joker origin movie from The Hangover director Todd Phillips and star Joaquin Phoenix has been shrouded in mystery, but some very public shoots in NYC have continuously revealed some very interesting sequences and character designs that showcase the gritty look this film is aiming for. Today, WB finally shed some light on what to ...

Alec Baldwin Announces Exit from Joaquin Phoenix’s ‘Joker’ Movie

It hasn't even been a full 24 hours since it was announced that Alec Baldwin would be joining Todd Phillips' Joker film yet the news is already changing. Baldwin has come out to say he will not be in the project. According to USA Today, Baldwin says he is “no longer doing that movie” due to ...

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