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Old 10-19-2019, 11:09 AM
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Joker question (no spoilers in op)


I have this weird thing where tend to pay attention to the most trivial details in movies: I count stairsteps, check the plants in the background for clues to where it's shot, and check clocks for continuity/chronology.

So why are all the clocks I noticed in "Joker" set to 11:11?
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Old 10-19-2019, 11:38 AM
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Because nobody set them to 4:20?
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Old 10-19-2019, 01:21 PM
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I noticed that too! Ever since the film “Us,” I keep noticing when clocks say 11:11.

I wonder if it’s the Biblical same reference as in that film: “Behold, I will bring evil upon them, which they shall not be able to escape; and though they shall cry unto me, I will not hearken unto them.”
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Old 10-21-2019, 05:04 AM
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Aren't you supposed to make a wish when you see the time at 11:11 or something silly like that? Plus, I've seen lots of clock ads using that time over the years.
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I know you said no spoilers, but there are lots of discussions about this online.

SPOILER:
The theory is that the entire movie took place in his head. He is an unreliable narrator and things like the clocks all being 11:11 are a sign he is just retelling his version of events to his therapist.
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Old 10-22-2019, 03:31 PM
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I know you said no spoilers, but there are lots of discussions about this online.

SPOILER:
The theory is that the entire movie took place in his head. He is an unreliable narrator and things like the clocks all being 11:11 are a sign he is just retelling his version of events to his therapist.
Hmm interesting.
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The old American Psycho/Adaptation template. I'll have to watch it again with that in mind
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