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'Joker' director: Film shouldn't be linked to real-life violence

USATODAY.com Tuesday, 24 September 2019
Writer-director Todd Phillips says it isn't fair to link his film "Joker" to real-world violence. And star Joaquin Phoenix says he felt uncomfortable while making the movie — and is pleased that audiences have had equally strong reactions. (Sept. 24)
 
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'Joker' director Todd Phillips says the upcoming thriller is a "real movie" disguised as a "comic book" blockbuster as he responded to criticism that the film could promote violence.

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