The US president is among numerous to have seen the origin story of Batman’s nemesis, which stars Joaquin Phoenix ahead function.
The movie is delighting in substantial success both critically and commercially; it took home the greatest prize at Venice Film Celebration and just recently passed the billion-dollar mark at package office.
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Yahoo News has because validated a tweet by CNN reporter Shimon Prokupecz that Trump spent his Saturday night (16 November) watching Phoenix’s character Arthur Fleck degenerate into a sociopathic killer in Gotham City throughout the early Eighties.
A senior White House official likewise informed Yahoo that Trump liked the film. It is uncertain whether the truth that Robert De Niro’s character meets a grisly end in the movie had any impact on this (De Niro is one of Trump’s many singing critics).
Sitting presidents have the high-end of an internal screening space at the White House, along with the opportunity of being able to ask for new movies prior to their official release.