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‘Harley Quinn’ is foul-mouthed fun

By Jacob Roushia | December 3, 2019

Comic book anti-heroine Harley Quinn's new animated show is an explicit, violence-filled take on the character. The series premiered on Nov. 29 on the streaming service DC Universe.Episode One of "Harley Quinn," was titled "Til Death Do Us Part" and premiered...

Robert De Niro stars in The King of Comedy as Rupert Pupkin, a mentally deranged stand-up comedian who longs for acceptance in society.

Top ten things to watch if you liked “Joker”

By Parker Otto | October 11, 2019

The film “Joker,” released Oct. 4, has become a box office sensation with the film having the highest grossing opening weekend of October, a record previously held by “Venom.” For those who enjoyed the film and wish to explore types of media,...

Arthur Fleck, played by Joaquin Phoenix, tries to put on a happy face in Joker.

‘Joker’ creates a narrative worthy of the Clown Prince of Crime

By Parker Otto | October 6, 2019

“Joker,” while controversial and violent, is easily one of the best films of 2019 due to its complex character development, strong atmosphere and beautiful filmmaking techniques. Rather than being part of a larger cinematic universe with a budget...