The Joker and Cancel Culture

The opening scene of the Dark Knight movie by Christopher Nolan is one of the best examples of revolution and can help us understand contemporary phenomena like cancel culture. In that scene, the Joker played by Heath Ledger orchestrates a bank heist which also becomes a statement for what the Joker stands for and establishes him as the King of an upside down clown hierarchy.

Jonathan Pageau

Videos: 12


Ethics & Morality


Film Analysis


Ideology


Philosophy


Story Analysis: Case Studies


Theme


The Dark Knight Trilogy


Christopher Nolan


The Dark Knight