The Sad Clown: How ‘Joker’ Empathizes With Poverty – ScreenHub Entertainment

If art reflects the time in which it’s made, then Joker may be one of the most timely films made in recent years. In an era of cynicism and hopelessness, Joker taps into deep-rooted anger that’s rapidly spreading all over the world as inequality and global upheaval seems to only be getting worse. The early 70s were a similar time, with America still entrenched in … Continue reading The Sad Clown: How ‘Joker’ Empathizes With Poverty – ScreenHub Entertainment

‘Joker’ Review – ScreenHub Entertainment

We heard so much about this one! First, there were those amazing screentests of Joaquin Phoenix with clown makeup. Then, there was that first awesome teaser trailer unveiling the Gotham City of the 1970s and the actor slowly portraying the iconic character. Finally, there was the Venice Golden Lion and the media buzz after TIFF (Toronto International Film Festival) surrounding the awesomeness of said movie. … Continue reading ‘Joker’ Review – ScreenHub Entertainment

Happiness And The Self: The Philosophy Of Spike Jonze’s ‘Her’ – ScreenHub Entertainment

Disclaimer: This post contains spoilers for Spike Jonze’s Her. Her, written and directed by Spike Jonze (Jackass, Being John Malkovich), is one of the few films with a runtime of over 2 hours that truly uses it. Starring Joaquin Phoenix, Amy Adams, Scarlett Johansson, Rooney Mara, and Chris Pratt, Her brings in an all-star cast and delivers some of the best subtle and emotional performances in film. … Continue reading Happiness And The Self: The Philosophy Of Spike Jonze’s ‘Her’ – ScreenHub Entertainment