Watching this with someone who's never seen it before is my favorite thing.
For only 90 minutes this felt pretty long at times??? Very strangely paced. I enjoyed the montages and presentation to the school though, and there’s a few good lines.
Use of a homophobic slur from Bill and Ted seemed super out of place and out of character.
Overall I was expecting a bit more, but I don’t really know why...also maybe not entirely my preferred humor.
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
I liked Joker more than I was expecting to, which is almost all because of Joaquin Phoenix's excellent performance. He is difficult to watch at times, not only because of his emaciated appearance but also his unpredictability.
I think the script is trying very hard to Say Something but doesn't quite commit to saying anything. The ideas are there (classism, social services, mental health, violence) but they don't coalesce in a meaningful way. I did appreciate the cinematography, use of…