- The new comic book film The Joker has hit theatres and fans are divided
- Many are loving Joaquin Phoenix's portrayal of Batman's greatest foe, but millions of fans feel that Heath Ledger is still the greatest Joker there ever was
- The film has been met with controversy as Americans fear it will lead to acts of violence
Another superhero - or supervillain - movie has been released and this one is causing quite an upset.
CNN Entertainment reports that the film, which is about the backstory of Arthur Fleck, aka The Joker, and how he became the villainous murderer that Batman fans know he is, has caused fear in the US.
People are afraid that the mass shooting that took place in 2012 at the premiere of The Black Knight will happen again. 12 People were killed that day.
All the negative vibes aside, the film is being praised by movie lovers as a masterpiece and really awesome movie.
Joaquin Phoenix's acting has had many people calling for him to win an Oscar.
However, fans of late actor Heath Ledger won't agree - they feel he is the best Joker there ever was or will be, Briefly.co.za noticed.
The only way to know if you're #TeamJoaquin or #TeamHeath is to go watch the movie and see for yourself what the fuss is all about. The Joker was released in SA on 4 October.
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