The Final film Analysis: Joker (2019)Maereaner WilliamsEnglish Introduction to film-225MS Claire Shelton12-09-2019
Final Film Analysis: Joker (2019)What is Auteur Theory? Auteur theory is a way of looking at films that state the directoris the “author” of a film. Auteur theory also requires excellence in three categories, technicalcompetence, distinguish personality, and interior meaning according to Sarris. The movie Ipicked for this assignment would be the “JOKER”  director Todd Phillips and genreDrama.For example, Todd Phillips raise a lot of people eyebrows once he released this moviebecause he feels as though the message came off wrong to the audience. In the movie it was ascene where Joker was getting ready to go to jail for a crime he committed on national televisionand instead of letting the police do their job society helped him escape. The director andproducer of this is Todd Phillips along with cast: Joaquin Phoenix who plays the character Jokervery well. The storyline is basically about how the comic book civilian is mentally unstable andmistreated by society, the plot is describing how he comes face to face with his alter ego((2019)-IMDb). Aside from amplifying Joker’s lonelinessand acting out shows adistinguished personality. So, with this new upcoming film and director Todd Phillips wantedviewers to solely explore the downward spiral of Arthur Fleck, a failed stand-up comedian ofGothic City.
To give a little background he lives with his mother Penny (Frances Conroy) who ismentally ill as well yet encourages him to see his self as a gift to the world. Who he also findsout later in life that he was abused by his so-called mother and that why he is the way he ismessed up?The problem is that he has a condition called Pseudobulb (PBA) which causes him tobust out laughing without control.He felt painfully awkward, being around people in societybecause they didn't understand his condition or had no knowledge of it. It’s easyfor viewers toempathize for what Joker is going through with no help or no one to talk too because of how thesystem is setup. When he says he feels invisible, it’s clear why: he feels this way for example