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Critic v. Critic: ‘Joker’
1 week ago

Critic v. Critic: ‘Joker’

The 68 percent Rotten Tomatoes rating for Todd Phillips’ “Joker” doesn’t tell the whole story.

Nor does the film’s impressive box office tally, roughly $154 million stateside and counting, according to …
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The Media’s Newest Weapon Against ‘Joker?’ The Race Card
1 week ago

The Media’s Newest Weapon Against ‘Joker?’ The Race Card

Media cycles come and go, and thank heavens for that.

Remember how reporters kept screaming about President Donald Trump putting kids in cages? Once enough conservative outlets showed his predecessor, …
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Did NPR Reveal an Ugly Truth About ‘Joker’ Criticism?
2 weeks ago

Did NPR Reveal an Ugly Truth About ‘Joker’ Criticism?

Movie critics are only human.

Try as they might, it’s impossible to filter out all biases while sharing their reviews. The best strive to do just that. They set aside …
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Did the Media’s War on ‘Joker,’ Todd Phillips Backfire?
2 weeks ago

Did the Media’s War on ‘Joker,’ Todd Phillips Backfire?

Just a few weeks ago the media world couldn’t wait for “Joker” to hit theaters.

The film promised a gritty twist on the superhero genre, stripping the CGI and PG:13 …
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Warner Bros. Won’t Defend ‘Joker,’ Free Speech
3 weeks ago

Warner Bros. Won’t Defend ‘Joker,’ Free Speech

Free expression is taking a beating these days.

Comics who say the “wrong” jokes face the wrath of “Cancel Culture” or comedy titans unwilling to stand up to the PC …
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