Zazie Beetz Debates ‘Joker’ Sequel on Oscar Night: ‘There’s Strength in Not Milking Something’

“Joker” finished its award season run on a high note at the 92nd Academy Awards, where it picked up more nominations than any film (11 total noms) and won the prizes for Best Actor (Joaquin Phoenix) and Best Original Score (Hildur Guðnadóttir). Both of the “Joker” Oscar victories were notable: Phoenix’s win was the first

What will win, and what should win, at the 2020 Oscars

Disregard the headline above. Or half of it, anyway. We actually don’t know what will win at the Oscars this Sunday. No one does—not even the Academy, apparently, which oddly tweeted out its own predictions a few days ago, leaving some to wonder if it hadn’t accidentally leaked the real results. Honestly, just pasting… Read

Margot Robbie Says Harley Quinn Won’t Visit Joker‘s Gotham

With less than a week to go before the movie hits theaters, the women of Birds of Prey continue their international press tour for the hotly anticipated film. In a video interview with Capital FM, Margot Robbie and Mary Elizabeth Winstead discussed working on the film, and its relation to 2019’s smash hit Joker. When

Let’s Talk About Zazie Beetz’s Role in Joker

There’s no two ways about it: Todd Phillips’ Joker is a smash hit. With 11 Academy award nominations (despite a 69 percent rating on Rotten Tomatoes) and over $1 billion at the box office, nothing could stop Joker from awkwardly dancing down that staircase and into the hearts of countless disaffected white guys everywhere. Even

‘SNL’ Skewers Oscar Movies ‘Joker’ and ‘The Irishman’ for Being About White Male Rage

With the Oscars just around the corner, “Saturday Night Live” stepped into the fray over the weekend with its own surprisingly cogent analysis of the nominees for Best Picture. In a visit to Colin Jost’s Weekend Update desk, cast member Melissa Villaseñor educated Jost on the Best Picture nominees, singing an extremely silly song about

Joke’s on us: The biggest (and most disappointing) surprises from the 2020 Oscar nominations

They rule the box office and dominate the cultural conversation. Now, superheroes have come for award season, too. One year after Black Panther racked up a bunch of Oscar nods in categories major and technical, any lingering genre bias against cape-and-cowl fare appears to have disappeared on the wind like the ashen… Read more… Source

Joaquin Phoenix Arrested at Climate Change Rally Ahead of Oscar Nominations

Fresh off his Golden Globe win earlier this week, Joaquin Phoenix has been arrested in Washington D.C. for participating in a climate change rally. Phoenix was arrested alongside fellow actor Martin Sheen. The actors were two of 300 people attending the rally, organized by Jane Fonda. Fonda has been arrested several times over the last

‘Birds of Prey’ Official Trailer: Margot Robbie’s Comic Book Extravaganza Is the Anti-‘Joker’

Margot Robbie made her debut as Harley Quinn in David Ayer’s “Suicide Squad,” one of the worst reviewed comic book movies of the last decade. Despite the critical bashing, most people agreed that Robbie’s spontaneous energy as Harley was the only saving grace of the film. Fortunately, that energy is front and center in the

Todd Phillips’ ‘Joker’ Screenplay Severs Ties With DCEU at the Start — Read Full Script Online

As part of the “Joker” awards campaign, Warner Bros. has made the official screenplay available to download online for free (via Deadline). The script was penned by director Todd Phillips and co-writer Scott Silvers. Phillips revealed back in September shortly before “Joker” opened in theaters that he chose a period setting for the movie in

The 20 worst films of 2019

Maybe it’s the impending return of the Jedi, but we here at The A.V. Club believe in balance. Without dark, there can be no light—you know, that sort of thing, except applied to the varying quality of the new films hitting theaters or streaming platforms over a given 12 months. The good news is that