Todd Phillips’ Joker origin story/character study won’t arrive in US theaters until October 4th, but the film screened over the weekend at the Venice Film Festival in Italy. Our friends at Looper have gathered up the critical responses and assembled them in the video embedded at the top of the article.
Check out the synopsis and trailer for Joker below.
Failed comedian Arthur Fleck encounters violent thugs while wandering the streets of Gotham City dressed as a clown. Disregarded by society, Fleck begins a slow descent into madness as he transforms into the criminal mastermind known as the Joker.
Joker stars Joaquin Phoenix, Robert De Niro, and Zazie Beetz.