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This Bizarre Baby Yoda

Baby Yoda

Baby Yoda

In a record amount of time, The Mandalorian’s breakout character The Child (better known as “Baby Yoda”) has captured the hearts of Star Wars fans everywhere. Forget about Porgs. All is Baby Yoda now.

As is the way of 2019, the adorable little green man has already spawned a sea of internet memes and an extensive merchandise line to boot. Next on the table is perhaps the most unsettling image you’ll see today. ScreenRant unearthed from the depths of Instagram a piece of fan art that depicts Baby Yoda as Joaquin Phoenix’s Arthur Fleck:

There. Now you can’t unsee it. Gaze into the soulful eyes of “Joker Yoda” (Joda?) for too long and who knows what will happen. There’s no denying that the artwork is incredibly lifelike...

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Making a ‘Joker’ Sequel

 Making a 'Joker' Sequel

Making a ‘Joker’ Sequel

There are a few very solid reasons not to make another Joker, and approximately 1 billion reasons to do it. In the wake of Joker’s improbable financial success, everyone is clamoring for another movie — and by everyone, I mean the journalists who are writing articles about star Joaquin Phoenix and director Todd Phillips. Because they keep asking about it.

The latest such article comes in the Los Angeles Times, who put the notion of 2 Joke 2 R to Phillips in a new profile of Phoenix. Although he did not have anything to announce, Phillips also was pretty open to the idea of making a sequel:

Phillips makes it clear there is nothing in the works at the moment, but he’s not opposed to the idea of a sequel...

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Homages to Movies and Comics

 Homages to Movies and Comics

Homages to Movies and Comics

The following post contains SPOILERS and Easter Eggs for Joker. We’re not being funny about this.

The new Joker movie tells a completely original interpretation of the Batman villain’s origin. This Joker (Joaquin Phoenix) is named Arthur Fleck, and he’s a struggling clown and aspiring standup comic who begins to lose his mind when Gotham City cuts off his access to his medication just as he’s beset by a series of personal tragedies. But if you think Joker doesn’t include references to DC Comics, the joke’s on you. In fact, it does contain several very pointed callbacks to classic Batman comics — along with a ton of homages to previous movies, particularly the works of Martin Scorsese (who was supposed to be an executive producer of Joker, once...

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