The Daily Eastern News

‘Joker,’ Phoenix deserve Oscar awards

January 13, 2020

Ever since I took a film class here at Eastern over a year ago, I have come to appreciate the finer things in films. Everything from sweeping camera angles to the symbolism behind colors and objects...

PODCAST: Popcorn Talk Episode 8 (‘Joker’)

Joaquin Pheonix as Arthur Fleck in Warner Bros. Pictures, Village Roadshow Pictures and BRON Creative’s tragedy “Joker.”
Photo by Niko Tavernise, courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures.
October 23, 2019

Joaquin Phoenix blew viewers away with his portrayal of comic book icon Joker in the 2019 film of the same name. Audiences were pretty split after the film's Oct. 4 debut because...

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