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Feb 27: Free Movie of the Week – Joker
The Coyle Free Library presents another Free Movie of the Week. Joker is based on DC Comics characters, stars Joaquin Phoenix as the Joker and provides a possible origin story for the character.
About the Movie
Forever alone in a crowd, failed comedian Arthur Fleck seeks connection as he walks the streets of Gotham City. Arthur wears two masks -- the one he paints for his day job as a clown, and the guise he projects in a futile attempt to feel like he's part of the world around him. Isolated, bullied and disregarded by society, Fleck begins a slow descent into madness as he transforms into the criminal mastermind known as the Joker.
R-13 ‧ 2019 ‧ Crime/Drama/Thriller ‧ 2h 2m
Director: Todd Phillips
Writer: Todd Phillips, Scott Silver
Stars: Joaquin Phoenix, Robert De Niro, Zazie Beetz
Joker received eleven nominations including Best Picture, Best Director (Phillips) and Best Actor (Phoenix) at the 92nd Academy Awards, breaking the previous record of eight held by The Dark Knight for the most nominations received by a film based on a comic book, comic strip, or graphic novel
“Led by Phoenix's ferocious, feral performance, this especially dark, gritty comic book movie is a character drama that's drawn more toward real-world troubles than to capes and crusading.”Jeffrey M. Anderson - Common Sense Media
Seats limited so please come early. Snacks available at the First Floor Micro Market by The Butcher Shoppe.