Social Media is buzzing since the big announcement has been made that Dubai Opera is hosting three special screenings of movie Joker starring Joaquin Phoenix. The movie has turned out to be the biggest blockbuster of the year. The American psychological thriller has managed to captivate the hearts of millions of movie fans.
The thrilling movie is directed by Todd Phillips. The movie has throughout kept the audience in awe with great performances by its cast.
The cast of the movie includes Joaquin Phoenix, playing the lead role, Robert De Niro and Zazie Beetz Frances Conroy.
The plot of the movie revolves around the main character named Arthur Fleck, a failed comedian who meets thugs while wandering the streets of Gotham City dressed as a clown. Arthur’s character has been shaped with minute details and how incidents are made responsible for causing changes in his personality. One wrong judgment changes his life, makes him witness the worst and cruel side of the dark world. His transformation into the criminal mastermind known as Joker leaves the audience spellbound.
The movie is considered one of the finest pieces of fictional creation of modern times.
The movie was first showcased at the Venice International Film Festival in August this year where it succeeded in getting the Golden Lion Award along with standing ovation from everyone.
Joker has always been the most iconic villain in history. In the past Jack Nicholson in Batman ‘89, Mark Hamill In Batman: Mask of Phantom, Jared Leto In Suicide Squad, Caesar Romero in Batman ‘66, Zach Galifianakis in The Lego Batman Movie and Heath Ledger in The Dark Knight have played the significant role of Joker.
The movie does depict the homicidal tendencies facing by the existing society. Due to which movie is surrounded by controversy by critics. It up to the audience what would they draw from the movie hate, sympathy, apathy, or empathy.