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“Joker” spurs controversy

“Joker” spurs controversy

Katherine Picker and Elsie Wessels-Mains

November 22, 2019

Blaring shootings, chaotic riots and raging fires. When watching a movie, one might hardly focus on what lies behind action like this. However, for the new “Joker” movie, many find the background themes to be the most important part. “Joker” came out on Oct. 4 and has been stirring up controversy...

Movie Review: The Joker

Movie Review: The Joker

Oliver Fox, Opinions Editor

October 25, 2019

German philosopher Friedrich Nietzche claimed that laughter was an invention born out of despair; its creation was a mere byproduct of our suffering, spurred by a desire to forget why we suffer.  In a way, “Joker” is based on that worldview. A man with so little to live for and nowhere to run...

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