Joker actor Marc Maron criticizes his director Todd Phillips’ feedback on not doing comedy motion pictures resulting from “woke culture”.
Last week, Todd Phillips, who’s well-known for his work as a director behind comedies similar to The Hangover trilogy, Old School and Due Date revealed that he left comedy behind to pursue movies like Joker, citing the backlash he would doubtlessly obtain inside as we speak’s “woke culture.” Todd Phillips’ feedback drew criticism from some friends within the leisure business and now one of many movie’s forged members Marc Maron is the most recent to share his two cents on the matter.
On a latest episode of his WTF Podcast, Marc Maron responded to his Joker director’s feedback relating to fashionable comedy:
“There’s loads of folks being humorous proper now. Not solely being humorous however being actually f*****g humorous. There are nonetheless traces to be rode. If you prefer to trip a line, you’ll be able to nonetheless trip a line. If you wish to take possibilities, you’ll be able to nonetheless take possibilities. Really, the one factor that’s off the desk, culturally, at this juncture –and never even fully– is shamelessly punching down for the sheer pleasure of wounding folks. For the sheer pleasure and laughter that some folks get from inflicting folks ache, from making folks uncomfortable, from making folks really feel excluded. Y’know, that pleasure.”
Marc Maron continued his criticism of Todd Phillips’ feedback, citing that there’s a superb line between correct comedy and being insensitive:
“As I’ve said before, it’s no excuse. If you’re too intimidated to try to do comedy that is deep or provocative, or even a little controversial, without hurting people, then you’re not good at what you do. Or maybe you’re just insensitive.”
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Here is the synopsis for the movie:
Director Todd Phillips’ “Joker” facilities across the iconic arch nemesis and is an unique, standalone fictional story not seen earlier than on the large display screen. Phillips’ exploration of Arthur Fleck, who’s indelibly portrayed by Joaquin Phoenix, is of a person struggling to seek out his method in Gotham’s fractured society. A clown-for-hire by day, he aspires to be a stand-up comedian at evening…however finds the joke all the time appears to be on him. Caught in a cyclical existence between apathy and cruelty, Arthur makes one unhealthy determination that brings a few chain response of escalating occasions on this gritty character examine.
Directed by Todd Phillips from a script he co-wrote with Scott Silver, Joker stars Joaquin Phoenix, Robert De Niro, Zazie Beetz, Bill Camp, Frances Conroy, Brett Cullen, Glenn Fleshler, Douglas Hodge, Marc Maron, Josh Pais, and Shea Whigham.
Joker is in theaters now.
Source: WTF Podcast (through The Playlist)
DC Universe Debuts ‘Doom Patrol’ Character Posters
Along with the premiere of the primary teaser for Doom Patrol, DC Universe additionally debuted a set of character posters for every of the members of maybe the strangest crew of characters to be tailored in live-action type for DC Comics.
In explicit, these new character posters spotlight Timothy Dalton’s The Chief, Diane Guerrero’s Crazy Jane, Joivan Wade’s Cyborg, April Bowlby’s Elasti-Woman, Matt Bomer’s Negative Man and Brendan Fraser’s Robotman. These posters every comply with distinctive designs that mirror the character of every character and tease distinctive personalities amongst the group as effectively.
You can begin the gallery of recent posters by clicking “Next”.
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Doom Patrol is a reimagining of one in every of DC’s strangest group of outcast Super Heroes which incorporates: Matt Bomer as Larry Trainor/Negative Man, Brendan Fraser as Cliff Steele/Robotman, April Bowlby as Elasti-Woman, Diane Guerrero as Crazy Jane, Joivan Wade as Victor Stone/Cyborg and Timothy Dalton as Dr. Niles Caulder/The Chief.
Here is the synopsis for the present:
“Doom Patrol will discover the reluctant heroes in a spot they by no means anticipated to be, known as to motion by Cyborg, who involves them with a mission laborious to refuse, however with a warning that’s laborious to disregard: their lives won’t ever, ever be the identical.”
Doom Patrol will premiere on February 15, 2019 solely on DC Universe.