Review of JOKER on Horror News Radio 351

On this episode of Horror News Radio:

  • The Grue-Crew review… JOKER.

This is HORROR NEWS RADIO, the official GRUESOME MAGAZINE podcast. Back with Doc Rotten once again are the scariest, goriest, bloodiest co-hosts on the ‘Net.

  • Dave Dreher, the lead news writer at Gruesome Magazine.
  • Award-winning filmmaker Christopher G. Moore.
  • Podcasting Rock Star & International Cosplay Queen, Vanessa Thompson.


In Gotham City, mentally-troubled comedian Arthur Fleck embarks on a downward spiral of social revolution and bloody crime. This path brings him face-to-face with his infamous alter-ego: “The Joker”.


Director: Todd Phillips

  • Joaquin Phoenix … Arthur Fleck
  • Robert De Niro … Murray Franklin
  • Zazie Beetz … Sophie Dumond
  • Frances Conroy … Penny Fleck
  • Brett Cullen … Thomas Wayne
  • Shea Whigham … Detective Burke
  • Bill Camp … Detective Garrity
  • Glenn Fleshler … Randall
  • Leigh Gill … Gary
  • Josh Pais … Hoyt Vaughn
  • Rocco Luna … GiGi Dumond
  • Marc Maron … Gene Ufland




Doc Rotten
Editor-In-Chief / Founder / Podcast Producer at Horror News Radio
Doc Rotten is the founder of Gruesome Magazine. He is also a film critic for Gruesome Magazine and the podcast host & producer for Horror News Radio, Monster Movie Podcast, Decades of Horror: 1970s, The American Horror Story Fan Podcast and Hannibal Fan Podcast. He is also co-host of the Dracula podcast on TV TALK and is a contributing reviewer for HorrorNews.Net and Widescreen Warrior.

Doc a lifelong fan of horror films, sci-fi flicks and monster movies first discovering Universal Monsters and Planet of the Apes as a young child in the 1970's searching out every issue of Famous Monster of Filmland (and, later, Fangoria). Favorite films include Jaws, The Car, The Birds, The Tingler, Vampire Circus and The Exorcist. Still a huge fan of horror films from the 70s, Doc continues consuming horror films to this day for the site, for the podcasts and for the fun of it all.