The critics have hammered Joker but everyone I know has raved about it.
The critics have hammered joker coz it a critique of the media. It's race to the bottom. They would love some nutcase to commit a violent crime with a clown mask and point a blame finger at the movie, and at video games and at anything that distracts from the real cause of unrest:
austerity. The rich getting richer while the rest if us lose our safety net to privatization