REVIEW: JOKER (2019)

“I used to think that my life was a tragedy, but now I realize, it’s a comedy.” Joker, an origin story about Batman’s notorious arch-nemesis, tells the story of Arthur Fleck, a man who is down on his luck and seems to suffer from a brain injury that causes compulsive laughter, and therefore, doesn’t allow…

Film Clip: Raging Bull

It’s pure genius, when a film can use sound (or lack there of) to convey to an audience the significance of a moment. But it has to be done right. Time and time again, directors have used sound and cinematography to show how a character might be feeling, or how the audience members should feel,…