I think it’s only fair to say that using the comic premise was an apt excuse to focus on a tale of a person’s struggle of purpose in existence.
Joaquin Phoenix is exceptional.
The only scene I didn’t necessarily like was his visit to Wayne’s house and encounter with little Bruce.
“Is it just me, or is it getting crazier out there?”
We live in a world that is facing an epidemic of loneliness.
With so much freedom, we fail to choose what’s best for us.
Joker has chosen.
And he’s laughing his way to the bank.