Oscar 2020 Nominations: 'Joker' Receives Both Backlash And Praise With 11 Nominations

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Oscar 2020 nominations featured 'Joker' making its presence felt with eleven nominations including every major category. Read below to know fan reactions.

Written By Amir Khollam | Mumbai | Updated On:
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Joaquin Phoenix starrer Joker evidently received a divisive response by critics and audiences alike. Though the film ended its run at the global box office with a  billion dollars under its kitty, it still received massive backlash from various audience members for the overt representation of violence. The film showcases gruesome violence and deals with mental health issues in a certain way which reportedly made many viewers uncomfortable.

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Joker scores 11 nominations at Oscars 2020

There were rumours about Joker getting snubbed at the awards season given the nature of the film but that wasn’t the case as Joaquin Phoenix ended up winning the golden globe award for best actor. Also, Joker became the first comic book film to be nominated in 11 categories for Oscars, including best actor, director, and film. This has brought upon an uproar of reactions on social media which are both happy and distraught with the academy awards recognising Joker as one of the most prominent films of 2019 with 11 nominations. Check out fan reactions below - 

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Image Courtesy - Joker Movie Instagram



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