JOKER – Review by Susan Granger

Ostensibly, this is the ultra-bleak origin story of DC Comics’ super-villain and Batman’s arch nemesis, known as the Joker. Saddled with a long familial history of insanity, which he shares with his deranged mother who tried to burn him alive as a child, troubled, tortured Arthur Fleck, who’s plagued with uncontrollable laughter, has endured years of social isolation and medical negligence.

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