The folks a Screen Junkies have amassed legions of followers for their snarky yet spot-on assessments of today’s biggest genre offerings in the form of “Honest Trailers”. The irony of “Honest Trailers” is that they arrive too late to give us a truly objective look at the films we spend our hard-earned dollars on… but it’s all in good fun.
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Their latest victim, er, subject is Todd Phillips’ Joker. It’s the perfect time to reflect on the film, as it’s nominated for more Academy Awards than any other film released in 2019. But is Joker a flawless film? Find out by giving the “Honest Trailer” a spin embedded at the top of the article!
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In Gotham City, mentally troubled comedian Arthur Fleck is disregarded and mistreated by society. He then embarks on a downward spiral of revolution and bloody crime. This path brings him face-to-face with his alter-ego: the Joker.
Joker stars Joaquin Phoenix, Robert De Niro, and Zazie Beetz.
What do you think of the “Honest trailer” for Joker? Let us know in the comments below or on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram! You can also carry on the convo with me personally on Twitter @josh_millican.