A boy is abused, gets hit on the head, is institutionalized and has a daydream.
Raises the bar for acting with this character. A good movie, but definitely not traditional. Riveting without a particularly obvious thread. It could have been a whole lot better, but it would have needed to delve into the true and far darker roots of the main character; his mother, and you can't do that because she's a woman.
After watching this movie I just realized I didn't see the earlier one. Whoops.
0:45 -- I don't know how authentic it is to have someone with a costume and a sign on the streets back in the 1980s. Perhaps this is a cultural thing from that country (the United States) or that city (is that New York City or something?)
- 10:45 -- .. no, they're calling it Gothem City.
- 7:45 -- I should probably transcribe the contents of his card.
- 32:15 -- He should take his wallet. Also the other guys' back on the subway.
- 34:00 -- Post-murder tai-chi.
- 59:15 -- I still wonder if Joker would kill Bruce's parents.
- ~ -- Earlier, I should have mentioned Stand-up comedy
- 1:00:00 -- Oh my, this is a commentary on Hillary Clinton's "deplorables" statement.
- 1:01:45 -- I can't recall that movie offhand, but boy was that roller skating impressive to me when I first saw it.
- 1:11:00 -- Running out of an asylum like that would be a challenge wouldn't it?
- 1:19:00 -- Tragedy / Comedy is an ancient Greek concept and a play on our idea of "Tragedy versus Humor".
1:40:00 -- Oh my, so this is the heart of why this movie got the attention it did.
- Also, he goes all gay lispy.
- 1:49:45 -- And so I witness the bar being raised for cinema.
- 1:50:00 -- That woman should have instead been Harley Quinn.
- 1:51:00 -- So all that time he never got out of the institution?
.. woman dies off-screen
I also didn't note his mother dying off-screen.