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Todd Phillips, Joaquin Phoenix Address Concerns About “Real-World Violence” in ‘Joker’

'Joker' star Joaquin Phoenix and director Todd Phillips addressed the controversy surrounding the DC film during a Q&A at the New York York Film Festival, saying that they don't see the onscreen violence as irresponsible.

Box Office Preview: ‘Joker’ Eyes Record $80M-Plus October Harvest

Todd Phillips' 'Joker' looks set to be a villainous force in its box office debut.

Hollywood Reporter Film Critics Debate: Does ‘Joker’ Have a Problematic Punchline?

Three THR critics unpack the 'Joker's violence, politics and portrayal of mental illness — and ponder the perennial question of whether art comes with a moral responsibility.

‘Joker’: LAPD Vows Increased Visibility Around Theaters Due to “Historical Significance”

Los Angeles police are well aware of concerns surrounding Warners Bros' upcoming film, 'Joker' and will increase visibility next weekend to ensure safety and peace of mind for the public.

Aurora Victim’s Parents Respond to Warner Bros. Over ‘Joker’ Concerns: “Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is”

Sandy and Lonnie Phillips, whose daughter Jessica was killed in the 2012 Aurora, Colorado, theater shooting, are once again applying pressure to Warner Bros. concerning the upcoming film 'Joker,' which opens next week.

Aurora Shooting Victims Voice Fears Over ‘Joker’ in Letter to Warner Bros.

Survivors and family members of those killed in the 2012 mass shooting in Aurora, Colorado, at a screening of 'The Dark Knight Rises' are voicing their fears to Warner Bros. about the new 'Joker' film and urging the studio to push for stronger gun control and aid victims of gun violence.

‘Joker’ Tracking for Record $82M October Debut

Todd Phillips' 'Joker' remains on course for a likely record launch at the October box office.

In Defense of ‘Joker’ and Its Repulsive Violence

Todd Phillips’ bravura work 'Joker' dares to confront the things we’re most afraid to see.

Will Oscars Embrace ‘Joker,’ a Comic Book Movie Without a Superhero but With Gun Violence?

Will Oscars organization, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, embrace the 'Joker' movie, Todd Phillips' dark and disturbing origin story, starring Joaquin Phoenix.

Todd Phillips Pursued Joaquin Phoenix for Months to Star in ‘Joker’

Todd Phillips pursued Joaquin Phoenix for months to star in 'Joker.'

Five Takeaways From the 2019 Venice Film Festival

Five takeaways from the 2019 Venice International Film Festival, from Warner Bros.' 'Joker' triumph and Roman Polanski's shocking win to (limited) progress on gender parity.

Venice: Todd Phillips’ ‘Joker’ Wins Golden Lion, Roman Polanski Wins Silver Lion

The 76th edition of the Venice International Film Festival closed Saturday night with the top Golden Lion prize going to Todd Phillips' 'Joker,' starring Joaquin Phoenix, while Roman Polanski won the second-place Silver Lion for 'An Officer and a Spy.'