Movie review: Joaquin Phoenix's Joker is buzzworthy but the film is flawed

Joker is set in Gotham city in the early 1980s, and stars Joaquin Phoenix as the titular character.
Joker is set in Gotham city in the early 1980s, and stars Joaquin Phoenix as the titular character.PHOTO: WARNER BROS

JOKER (NC16)

122 minutes/Opens Oct 3/2.5 stars

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