Jameela Jamil and ‘Impractical Jokers’ Stars Preview Their “Forking Ridiculous” Game Show, ‘The Misery Index’

The Good Place star more than holds her own with the Tenderloins in this raunchy riff on the popular card game. #joker # #

Decider | 22.10.2019 12:00:51

Camerimage Main Competition includes ‘Ford v Ferrari,’ ‘Joker’ and ‘The Irishman’

Several awards season contenders — including “Ford v Ferrari” (pictured), “Joker” and “the Irishman” — will screen in the main competition at Camerimage, the cinematography-oriented film festival that will take place in Torun, Poland, on Nov. 9-16. In ... #joker # #

Variety | 21.10.2019 8:34:29

Korea Box Office: ‘Maleficent 2’ Debuts on Top, Deposes ‘Joker’

Given a Thursday opening, “Maleficent: Mistress of Evil” debuted on top of the South Korean box office. The Walt Disney release earned $4.56 million from 612,000 admissions over four days. The fantasy adventure film accounted for 37% of total weekend box office in the country. “Joker” slipped to sec... #joker # #

Variety | 21.10.2019 7:32:37

‘Joker’ Looks To Break Worldwide B.O. Record For R-Rated Film, On Its Way To $900M

Todd Phillips’ DC movieJokeris poised to become the highest grossing R-rated U.S. release of all-time heading toward a potential $900M in global ticket sales. In its third weekend, the Warner Bros./Village Roadshow/Bron Studios’ release made $107M worldwide sending its overall total to $... #joker # #

Deadline | 21.10.2019 0:55:07

Why ‘Joker’ Is About All of Us (Column)

Take a look at the photo above. It’s the most poetic image to have emerged from Todd Phillips’ “Joker,” and the reason I say “poetic” isn’t just because the shot has that caught-in-action indelible vibe of a quintessential movie poster: graphic, hauntingly composed, a bit sho... #joker # #

Variety | 20.10.2019 19:35:10

“Maleficent” Beats “Joker” Despite Quiet Opening

Disney’s fantasy sequel “Maleficent: Mistress of Evil” has knocked off reigning champ “Joker” from the top of the box-office this weekend. The Angelina Jolie-led vehicle co-starring Elle Fanning and Michelle Pfeiffer pulled in $36 million for the three day weekend, miss... #joker # #

Darkhorizons | 20.10.2019 18:51:18

‘Maleficent: Mistress Of Evil’ Conjures $117M Offshore Bow While ‘Joker’ Jabs At $500M Overseas & Lands $738M WW So Far – International Box Office

Refresh for latest…: Disney’s Maleficent: Mistress Of Evil came within, but on the low end, of pre-weekend industry projections with $117M at the international box office. Counting the disappointing domestic opening of $36M, the global debut is $153M. Heading into the launch session, the indus... #joker # #

Deadline | 20.10.2019 16:57:25

‘Maleficent: Mistress of Evil’ Defeats ‘Joker’ with $36 Million Opening Weekend

It's official: Disney is once again king of the box office asMaleficent: Mistress of Evildefeats recent champJokerand fellow newcomerZombieland: Double Tapwith an opening weekend total of $36 million. The sequel starsAngelina Jolieas the titularSleeping Beautyvillain withElle FanningandMichelle ... #joker # #

Collider | 20.10.2019 15:14:46

‘Maleficent: Mistress Of Evil’ Has Bad Spell Stateside With $36M+, ‘Joker’ Still The Man With $29M+, ‘Zombieland 2’ Reaps $26M+

SUNDAY AM Update: Disney’sMaleficent: Mistress of Evil,despite being No. 1 this weekend, didn’t make enough money in the US to justify its $185M production cost before P&A. It came in with$36M, an opening that’s 48% below the original 2014 movie’s $69.4M. The live-action ... #joker # #

Deadline | 20.10.2019 15:14:22

Leto Tried To Stop “Joker” Being Made?

A new report up at Heat Vision has discussed a former Joker actor’s displeasure with current box-office juggernaut and standalone feature “Joker”. The trade claims Jared Leto, who played The Joker in 2016’s “Suicide Squad,” was so displeased with Phillips’ f... #joker # #

Darkhorizons | 19.10.2019 16:56:41

Don’t Expect A “Joker” Extended Cut

Warner Bros. Pictures has a smash hit on their hands with Todd Phillips’ “Joker” film, the DC Comics adaptation already soaring past the $600 million dollar mark after two weeks in cinemas globally. With that kind of number, you could understandably expect talk of a director’... #joker # #

Darkhorizons | 19.10.2019 16:50:11

Box Office: ‘Maleficent: Mistress of Evil’ Tops ‘Joker,’ ‘Zombieland’

“Maleficent: Mistress of Evil” is on track to give Disney another first place finish after scoring $12.5 million in Friday’s domestic ticket sales. If estimates hold, the Angelina Jolie-led film should finish the weekend with about $38 million — well below earlier forecasts b... #joker # #

Variety | 19.10.2019 16:00:25

In Defense of ‘Joker’ and Other Repugnant Protagonists

The release of Joker has prompted a good bit of discourse on the matters of mental health and the glorification of anarchistic violence. Somewhere amidst the din surrounding the film is the arc of the character himself and how we, the audience, ought to respond to him. The depraved descent of Joaqui... #joker # #

Collider | 19.10.2019 15:53:01

‘Maleficent: Mistress of Evil’ Defeats ‘Joker’ with $12.5 Million on Friday

It actually happened: Disney'sMaleficent: Mistress of Evilhas managed to endJoker's hot streak at the box office. The sequel to 2014'sMaleficentsees starsAngelina JolieandElle Fanningreturning to their roles as Maleficent and Aurora, respectively, withMichelle Pfeifferstepping in to play... #joker # #

Collider | 19.10.2019 15:29:23

‘Joker’: How the Ending Highlights the Film’s Biggest Problem

Spoilers ahead for Joker. The ending of Todd Phillips’ Joker is meant to be a joke of sorts on the audience. We’ve just been treated to this entire origin story of Joker. We’ve seen how Arthur Fleck (Joaquin Phoenix) went from a street clown with a mental illness to the unintentional leader of a rio... #joker # #

Collider | 18.10.2019 17:45:54

Jared Leto’s Joker Has “Ha-Ha” Eyebrows in Early ‘Suicide Squad’ Makeup Test Photo

One of the most oddly tragic "What If?" stories in Hollywood history is the sordid saga of Jared Leto's Joker in Suicide Squad. From what we know, Leto committed about 1,000% both off-screen and off—to an obnoxious, co-star-nagging degree—to a character vision that was flawed from the start, all... #joker # #

Collider | 17.10.2019 19:42:44

Could ‘Maleficent: Mistress of Evil’ Really Push ‘Joker’ Out of Top Box Office Spot?

HasJokerfinally met its box office match inMaleficent: Mistress of Evil? It certainly looks that way. The Warner Bros. release has been unstoppable in its first two weeks, with its current worldwide total sitting at a cool $556 million. The movie, which starsJoaquin Phoenixas the titular Clown Princ... #joker # #

Collider | 16.10.2019 17:36:09

‘Maleficent: Mistress of Evil’ Heading for $45 Million Launch, Topping ‘Joker’

Angelina Jolie will topple Joaquin Phoenix from the North American box office throne as her “Maleficent: Mistress of Evil” should open in the $45 million range this weekend, while “Zombieland: Double Tap” will battle “Joker” for second place in the mid-$20 million... #joker # #

Variety | 15.10.2019 23:00:42

Joaquin Phoenix & Todd Phillips on the ‘Joker’ Scene That Was Hardest to Cut

What was the hardest scene to cut from Joker? Can we expect a director’s cut down the pike? Director Todd Phillips… has some thoughts. “I hate fucking extended cuts. I hate deleted scenes… They're deleted for a reason.” With simple, blunt language, Phillips basically told Collider’s Steven Weint... #joker # #

Collider | 15.10.2019 17:30:19

Trevor Noah: Even The Joker Thinks Trump’s Foreign Policy Is ‘Insane’

Trevor Noah says the situation in the Middle East is spiraling out of control, and President Trump’s foreign policy is partly to blame. “While all this impeachment stuff is tearing America apart, Trump is causing just as much mayhem overseas,” Noah said Monday night on The Daily Sh... #joker # #

Deadline | 15.10.2019 2:52:23

“Joker” Soars At Box-Office Despite Criticism

Warner Bros. Pictures’ “Joker” continues defying box-office expectations and is holding strong both domestically and abroad. The Joaquin Phoenix-led film, as of the end of its second weekend, has crossed the half billion-dollar mark at the global box-office with a $548.3 million ha... #joker # #

Darkhorizons | 14.10.2019 23:07:24

‘Joker’ Earns Over $500M Globally in Second Weekend — What Does it Mean for Warner Bros?

Warner Bros.Jokercontinues its hot streak with jaw-dropping international earnings and confirmation it's one of the studio's most successful DCEU movies to date. Joker, whichstarsJoaquin Phoenix and is directed byTodd Phillips, offers up an alternative take on the origins of the notorious Ba... #joker # #

Collider | 14.10.2019 21:37:34

Korea Box Office: ‘Joker’ Remains on Top, ‘Gemini Man’ Lands in Fourth

Warner Bros.’ “Joker” remained on top of the South Korean box office in its second weekend. The American psychological thriller earned $5.71 million from 768,000 admissions between Friday and Sunday, for a total of $28.3 million from 3.85 million admissions after two weekends. It accounted for 46% o... #joker # #

Variety | 14.10.2019 3:41:46

‘Joker’s Smile Widens To $351M Overseas, $544M Global; ‘Gemini Man’ Expands For $60M WW – International Box Office

UPDATE,writethru: After arriving with a massive jolt last weekend, Warner Bros/Village Roadshow/Bron Studios’ Joker maintained a serious grip on audiences this frame. The sophomore session’s international box office is estimated at $123.7M in 79 markets. That reps a 29% drop from opening, and brings... #joker # #

Deadline | 13.10.2019 21:20:19

‘Joker’ Dominates International Box Office With $124 Million

“Joker” is showing impressive traction internationally with a second weekend of $123.7 million on 24,149 screens in 79 markets — a holdover decline of just 29%. Joaquin Phoenix’s psychological thriller has totaled $351.2 million outside North America after only 12 days in rel... #joker # #

Variety | 13.10.2019 16:18:18

‘Joker’ Tops Box Office with $55M in Second Week; ‘Gemini Man’ Bombs

Warner Bros.Jokeris an even more unstoppable force at the box office than we could have ever predicted. The dark take on the origins of the infamous comic book villain has brought in $55 million in its second weekend, bringing its domestic total up to $192 million. The movie is even more of a force ... #joker # #

Collider | 13.10.2019 15:54:34

‘Joker’ Remains Box Office Ruler With $55 Million

Joaquin Phoenix is king of the North American box office once again as “Joker” scores an easy victory in its second weekend with $55 million at 4,374 sites. “Joker” dominated a trio of new entries with animated comedy “The Addams Family” leading the rest of pack w... #joker # #

Variety | 13.10.2019 15:08:20

‘SNL’ Parodies ‘Joker’ with the Dark Origin Story of Oscar the Grouch

IfSaturday Night LiveSeason 45 has had one sweet spot lately, it's making light ofJoker. NBC's hit late-night series struck gold once again on Saturday's most recent episode with a sketch called "Grouch", featuring hostDavid Harbourplaying the titular role of Oscar the Grouch in a traile... #joker # #

Collider | 13.10.2019 15:05:18

‘Joker’ $55M+ Scores 2nd Weekend October Record, ‘Addams Family’ $30M+ A MGM Success, ‘Gemini Man’ Still Not Dazzling $20M+ – Sunday B.O. Update

4th Update Sunday Writethru w/chart: Warner Bros/Village Roadshow/Bron Studios’ Joker easily set a second weekend October box office record with a 3-day of $55M, -43%, silencing the previous record set by the studio’s Gravity ($43.1M) back in October 2013. Most of the town expected Joker... #joker # #

Deadline | 13.10.2019 14:47:19

‘SNL’ Recap: ‘Grouch’ Is The Gritty Sesame Street ‘Joker’ Parody You Didn’t Know You Needed

Plus, Pete Davidson returned to SNL for the first time this season, looking worse for the wear. #joker # #

Decider | 13.10.2019 9:16:16

‘Joker’ Gets Trashed By ‘Saturday Night Live’ With ‘Sesame Street’ Inspired ‘Grouch’ Spoof

“The once friendly neighborhood of Sesame Street has now become a haven of crime and corruption,” declares Guy Smiley of ABCDEF News in a Saturday Night Live video short tonight that may become as well known for its soiled wit as much as Joker has become recognized for its prolonged Martin Scorsese ... #joker # #

Deadline | 13.10.2019 5:16:36


“Joker” To Remain Atop At The Box-Office

Warner Bros. Pictures’ “Joker” remains at the top of the box-office with the film grossing another $17 million domestically on its second Friday. Should it hold, the film looks to snag a further $60 million over the three-day weekend, a fall of just 37% from its $96 million box off... #joker # #

Darkhorizons | 12.10.2019 17:46:40

‘Joker’ Dominates Box Office Again with $17 Million on Friday

Warner Bros.Jokercontinues its theatrical hot streak with $17 million earned in its second Friday. TheJoaquin Phoenix-led film continues to scoop up financial victories all over the place and breaking October box office records without breaking a sweat. Earlier this week, Jokersmashed yet another re... #joker # #

Collider | 12.10.2019 16:19:24

Box Office: ‘Joker’ Conquering Newcomers With $60 Million

It’s still all smiles for “Joker,” which grossed another $17 million on its second Friday at the domestic box office. If estimates hold, the Warner Bros. villain flick could score another $60 million come Sunday, down just 37% from its $96 million box office debut. That’s abo... #joker # #

Variety | 12.10.2019 15:57:37

‘Joker’ Dominating Box Office Again With $50 Million as Will Smith’s ‘Gemini Man’ Flops

Joaquin Phoenix remains the ruler of the North American box office as the second weekend of “Joker” heads for an easy victory with as much as $50 million at 4,374 sites, early estimates showed Friday. That’s far above a trio of new entries, led by animated comedy “The Addams ... #joker # #

Variety | 11.10.2019 19:58:44

Todd Phillips Explains Why You Won’t Find Many Easter Eggs in ‘Joker’

Much digital ink has been shed on discussing Todd Phillips and Joaquin Phoenix’s Joker adaptation as a hardboiled, grim-and-gritty character study in the vein of classic 1970s and ‘80s cinema. While that idiosyncratic take more than assures it won’t be a four-quadrant smash in the MCU mold (though i... #joker # #

Collider | 11.10.2019 17:10:48

President Donald Trump A “Joker Understudy,” Says Trevor Noah On ‘The Daily Show’

The Daily Show host Trevor Noah had a very cynical take on current events tonight, referring to President Donald Trump as a “Joker understudy” in his opening remarks. Noah noted that a new Fox News poll shows 51 percent are in favor of impeachment. “That’s like if Gayle said ... #joker # #

Deadline | 11.10.2019 2:22:07

‘Joker’s Biggest Crime Is Robbing Gotham City of a Personality

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Collider | 10.10.2019 17:36:57

Jared Leto Was “Alienated and Upset” at Not Getting to Star in ‘Joker’

When audiences got to see Jared Leto’s take on the Joker in Suicide Squad, they were less than enthused. Leto had reportedly gone “method” for the role, pulling gross pranks on his co-stars like sending everyone “dirty condoms and anal beads” and avoided speaking to anyone out of character. This res... #joker # #

Collider | 10.10.2019 16:40:03

‘Joker’ Breaks Tuesday October Record With $13.9M, Will Continue To Make Serious B.O. This Weekend With $42M+

Warner Bros/Village Roadshow/Bron Studios’ Jokerearned $13.9 million on Tuesday, easily making it the best Tuesday at the October box office and continuing to pummel Sony’s Venom records from a year ago. That movie owned the previous October Tuesday high of $8.2M. The domestic total for ... #joker # #

Deadline | 9.10.2019 17:24:26