Director: Todd Phillips Writer: Todd Phillips Starring: Joaquin Phoenix, Robert De Niro, Zazie Beetz Running time: 2h 2mins
An original standalone story of the iconic villain is a gritty character study of a man disregarded by society. The joker (Joaquin Pheonix) plays the role of Cain to the sunny Abel of the Marvel Cinematic universe. Charting the formative years of Batman’s arch-enemy – it’s a film that invites us to love the monster.
The film earned 11 nominations, including Best Picture, at the Oscars, winning Best Original Score and Best Actor for Joaquin Phoenix.