I love this movie Joker by Hollywood legend praised to the skies

“I love this movie”, “Joker” by Hollywood legend praised to the skies

Is “Joker” now a masterpiece or an overrated wannabe Scorsese? At least a legendary Hollywood director has a clear opinion: “Heat” -Macher Michael Mann is obviously very fond of “Joker” as one letter proves.

After largely frenetically acclaimed premiere at the film festival in Venice and then in Toronto it looked like as if “Joker” is one of the bestbesprochenen films of the year. But then came more and more controversy to the film on and more and more negative reviews it.

Quite as unanimous the opinion to “Joker” is therefore no longer, but again and again prominent supporters Report of the film to speak. And which apparently also includes director Michael Mann ( “Heat,” “insider”).

Michael Mann loves “Joker”

Man was supposed to after a private screening of “Joker” a conversation with director Todd Phillips lead, but had to cancel. The reported Indie Wire. but instead he sent at least one letter to Phillips, actor Joaquin Phoenix and the entire “Joker” crew. This was at the screening’s substitute Scott Cooper ( “Crazy Heart”) read:

“I love this movie. I think he’s brilliant, not just Todd’s best film, but also exciting because it is located in the border area, “said man. “And there happen normally good things. The script by Todd and Scott Silver is relevant because their work is authentic and not imitative.

“I love this movie. I think he’s brilliant, not just Todd’s best film, but also exciting because it is located in the border area, “said man.

We see Arthur as equally disturbing and poignant. He is equally childlike victims and adult offenders. Both are true, as is the case with most schizophrenics, is unpleasant. We find ourselves in a fugue state. It’s a counterpoint. That is why Arthur and the film left such a strong impression in our memory. build on and to leave such a great impression, is a tremendous achievement by Todd, Scott and Joaquin. Congratulations, Todd! “

Todd Phillips is flattered

How Indie Wire further reported Phillips said to have been completely overwhelmed by the letter read aloud. It is great to receive a letter from the “Heat” director 123movie. “I am a huge Michael Mann fan. He knows that, we talked about it, “says Phillips to Cooper.

Such praise for “Joker” and the stars involved are important, incidentally, also because they may possibly serve as an indication of the upcoming Oscar nomination or -Verleihung. Whether “Joker” has a chance at the Academy Awards, ultimately depends to a large extent on how well the filmmakers in Hollywood found the movie. And the praise of legendary director like Michael Mann can not hurt as surely.

Such praise for “Joker” and the stars involved are important, incidentally, also because they may possibly serve as an indication of the upcoming Oscar nomination or -Verleihung.

“Joker” is running in German cinemas since October 10 of 2019.

“Joker” is running in German cinemas since October 10 of 2019.
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