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‘Joker’ named the most complained-about film of 2019

The British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) has officially named Joker the most complained-about film of 2019. According to the annual report, the DC movie received 20 complaints regarding the film’s age 15 classification, asserting it should have had an age 18 rating due to its “violence and tone.” Others have even argued that the […]Read More

Film News: Bradley Cooper to Direct Leonard Bernstein Biopic

Following six Oscar nominations for his directorial debut A Star is Born, including nods for Best Actor and Best Picture, Bradley Cooper is set to direct, produce, and star in a new film for Netflix. It will tell the story of Leonard Bernstein and his complex relationship with his wife, Felicia Montealegre. Cooper has already […]Read More

Film News: A ‘Joker’ Sequel? Are You Kidding Me?

Nowadays, if a film does well it seems within two minutes there’s a sequel announced. This year’s psychological supervillain drama Joker has not been spared this increasingly commonplace studio bullshit. Earlier this week The Hollywood Reporter published a story stating that the original director, Todd Phillips, was in talks to return for a second Joker […]Read More

Film News: ‘Joker’ wins the Golden Lion at the Venice

Todd Phillips’ contribution to the DC canon, Joker, has just scooped the top award at the Venice Film Festival, beating out tough competition from the likes of Ad Astra and Marriage Story. Having been praised by critics for transgressing the tropes that one may expect from a comic book movie, Joker sees Joaquin Phoenix star […]Read More