Regardless of its record-breaking opening weekend, Joker is sort of actually the darkest superhero ever made. Its closest competitors is, in fact, James Gunn’s Tremendous, a pitch black comedy through which Rainn Wilson performs a tortured no person who tries to turn out to be a makeshift crime-fighter however principally winds up beating the heads of people that reduce in film traces in with a pipe wrench. There aren’t many jokes in Joker — simply the sight of a tragic, poor, no-longer-medicated man dropping his thoughts and going past Bernie Goetz.
Fortunately the chuckleheads of the web have been making jokes for it. That’s proper: Joker has turn out to be a meme farm. There are a variety of them going round, akin to changing the trailer’s soundtrack with the theme from Evangelion. One of many extra widespread includes taking that shrieky cackle Joaquin Phoenix created for his antihero Arthur Fleck and dubbing in amusing from one other well-known individual. Like, let’s say Seth Rogen.
Or Invoice Hader.
Or Samuel L. Jackson.
Or Clippers participant Kawhi Leonard.
Or Peter Griffin.
What about Nicki Minaj?
Or maybe Phoenix’s fellow comedian e book film star Tobey Maguire?
You realize who has a chortle that actually destroys the ear drums? Ricky Gervais.
There are fewer extra iconic chuckles than that Return of the Jedi sidekick.
This being the web, the meme was sure to return full circle.
As all the time, good job, web.