Peter Bradshaw, "Joker review the most disappointing film of the year ", The Guardian, . Joaquin Phoenix renders the iconic villain on an intimate, human scale in Joker, a disturbing film about one man's psychological destruction and a city's descent into criminal anarchy..This review contains spoilers, click expand to view. Phoenix is quite simply one of those select few actors that can take a role and completely take it to a different place. Being a comic book fanatic and having a long standing obsession with batman and his villain roster, I honestly didn't know what to expect with this film..Not only an intelligent throwback to the feel bad shock cinema of the s, Joker is all but unique in its social realism Kermode Mayo's Film Review..Bad because he never said joker's trick Joker isn't a film about a misanthrope, Review by Sierra it's only relatable if you have mental illness. depression gang rise up. Review by Itzel . Al chile, this is a story of an entitled white guy, .The Joker is a supervillain who appears in American comic books published by DC Comics.The Joker was created by Bill Finger, Bob Kane, and Jerry Robinson and first appeared in the debut issue of the comic book Batman . Credit for the Joker's creation is disputed Kane and Robinson claimed responsibility for the Joker's design while acknowledging Finger's writing contribution..'Joker' Review Are You Kidding Me? the usual armies of skeptics and fans have squared off with ready made accusations of bad faith, Joaquin Phoenix as the Joker in Todd Phillips's film..The aim of the Joker has always been to sow chaos and panic in the citizens of Gotham City. In this, Todd Phillips' origin story seems to have succeeded, given the amount of lip service paid .The film, Joker, was released in October . In Joker, Joaquin Phoenix portrays Arthur Fleck, a party clown and aspiring stand up comedian who suffers from a mental illness that causes pathological laughter. He lives with his abusive mother Penny Frances Conroy in Gotham City in and idolizes talk show host Murray Franklin Robert De Niro ..The film holds your attention up until Joker's terrible revenge bloodbath on the subway early on, perhaps intended to echo the notorious Bernhard Goetz shooting of although Phillips .With Joker, director Todd Phillips sets aside his penchant for juvenile come.s like The Hangover and channels early Martin Scorsese, especially Taxi Driver and The King of Comedy. The film rages at the human condition and the darkness that might break a person and turn that person into a monster..