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Old 01-28-2012, 09:49 PM   #379
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Default Re: am I the only one who DIDN'T think Nicholson nailed joker??

Originally Posted by Brain Damage View Post
If you don't see it you must have some vision problems.
And no, Jack doesn't exactly play The Joker as himself, but as mentioned many times above, he does play him similarly to some of his other roles - such as The Shining - and the parallels are there to see.
I watched The Shining yesterday in fact, and while I can see why they would choose Nicholson for Joker based on this performance, but I don't see any 'Joker' in 'Jack Torrance'. They are completely different characters. Ok, they are both homicidal maniacs, in their own way. But they are not completely the same, so I don't know what you mean by "parellels", maybe you can explain this.

Originally Posted by El Payaso View Post
Plausible theory: The poster joined the forum back in November 2011. He probably wanted to say something about the subject and he looked for an already open thread about it before startying a new one.
That is a fairly good theory, actually.

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