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By the Numbers: “Joker” movie facing backlash for gun violence

“Joker” is set to release in theaters on October 4. The movie, while heavily anticipated by fans, has faced backlash online and from the media for its portrayal of violence and the sympathizing of its titular character despite many parallels towards the protagonist and mass shooters in America today.

Jackson Carlstrom, Staff Reporter

October 2, 2019

Warner Brother's upcoming “Joker” film was surrounded with discussion and anticipation from the moment it was announced. The movie, to be released on October 4, is the first R-rated live action Batman franchise film, and takes a unique spin from the rest of the Batman movies, highlighting the Joker...

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