Episode 15: At The Movies – We Live In A Society

We’re back after a while with another movie episode. This time we talk about the new Joker and the controversy surrounding it. Is it worth the hype?

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Show Notes

  1. Joker (2019), directed by Todd Phillips: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt7286456/
  2. Taxi Driver (1976), directed by Martin Scorsese: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0075314/
  3. The King of Comedy (1982), directed by Martin Scorsese: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0085794/
  4. Todd Phillips’ filmography: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0680846/
  5. Vanity Fair cover story featuring Joaquin Phoenix: https://www.vanityfair.com/hollywood/2019/10/joaquin-phoenix-cover-story
  6. Scott Silver’s filmpgraphy: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0798788/
  7. Incel: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Incel
  8. Himal’s initial reaction to the movie: https://twitter.com/himalkk/status/1180188465629032448
  9. Michael Moore’s Facebook post: https://www.facebook.com/mmflint/posts/10156278766436857
  10. Pseudobulbar affect (PBA), a real-life condition similar to Joker’s condition in the movie: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pseudobulbar_affect
  11. Batman: The Killing Joke (1988), written by Alan Moore, illustrated by Brian Bolland: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Batman:_The_Killing_Joke

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