Joker Movie Review Artful Nihilism That Dazzles But Is Hard To Get Behind. To say that Joker is a disturbing film would be to give the word disturbing weight that it wasn t designed for. Joker is frightening, haunting and so problematic that I had trouble speaking for hours after watching the film and lost some sleep..Love our content? Be a part of the Film Companion community by signing up here. For weekly updates on the latest reviews subscribe to our .