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  • In Joker, Arthur Fleck becomes a symbol when he kills three Wayne Enterprise employees. 1 / 9

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  • Joker sets up a class war with the protests lionizing Fleck's actions. 2 / 9

  • It even includes a reference to Modern Times, which was pro worker's rights. 3 / 9

  • Instead, the protests just become as mad as Fleck for no discernible reason... 4 / 9

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  • And end up cheering on murder openly in the streets. 5 / 9

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  • This is similar to how The Dark Knight Rises touched on class issues... 6 / 9

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  • ... Only to use them as a chaotic tool of Bane's. 7 / 9

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  • Both films fail to fully hammer their classist message home. 8 / 9

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