Wildly deranged stuff.
Possibly the most aesthetically upsetting and perverse addition to the creature-feature comedy sub-genre.
There's hyperbole on both sides of the discourse on Joker.
I found it intermittently compelling, thanks in part to Joaquin and the novelty of a DC film acknowledging that the Wayne Family was probably bad, but most of its parts are affectations from better movies, and the climactic pontifications are pretty cringe.
For whatever reason, when Arthur was going off about society on the talk show, I was reminded of when Jim Carrey monologues about the hypocrisy of Whoville in Ron Howard's Grinch movie.