The Tulane Hullabaloo

‘Joker’ social critique: All set-up, no punchline

oaquin Phoenix prances down a set of stairs in the film “Joker.” Courtesy of
Niko Tavernise/Warner Bros

Nketiah Berko, Views Editor

October 16, 2019

WARNING: Spoilers for "Joker" below. If you haven't watched the movie, help yourself to any of our other quality articles. Entering the month of October, America’s strange fascination with killer clowns continues. On Oct. 4, “Joker,” the Todd Phillips-directed origin story for Batman’s most notorio...