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Miles from Jack Nicholson's broadly funny take on the role in Tim Burton's 1989 Batman, Ledger takes the role to the shadows, where even what's comic is hardly a relief.
Total Film There’s no doubting the limelight will be on the late Heath Ledger, burning brightly as he embodies an icon.
Dig out the thesaurus and run through the superlatives: chilling, gleeful, genius... The 'meeja' Oscar talk is tasteless, in that the Academy usually ignores comic- book entertainment and the hyperbole is because he has died, but let it be said that it’s such a fearless, fierce, menacing turn that comparisons with Jack Nicholson don’t come into it. Richard Corliss, TIME [Heath Ledger], who died in January at 28 of an accidental prescription-drug overdose, is magnificent.
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Mark Dinning, Empire As was, perhaps, always inevitable, The Dark Knight is Ledger’s movie. From his menacing, pencil-packing greeting to Gotham’s Mob fraternity, to the threat and fire he conjures in exchanges with Maggie Gyllenhaal’s sexy, sophisticated brief and “The Bat-maaan”, to the Sophie’s choice surprises of the third act, he is pure, powerful, immense. Peter Travers, Rolling Stone I can only speak superlatives of Ledger, who is mad-crazy-blazing brilliant as the Joker. “He pretty well locked himself up in a hotel room for weeks,” Kim told the filmmakers.“He galvanized the upcoming character. I ended up landing more in the realm of a psychopath – someone with very little to no conscience towards his acts. He liked to dive into his characters, but this time he really took it up a notch.”In addition, the actor wrote out the famous hospital scene in which he confronts Harvey Dent in a nurse’s outfit.“The hospital scene is interesting because when he was a kid, his sister Kate liked to dress him up as a nurse,” Kim said. He looked pretty funny in the film, too.”On the last page, Ledger scrawled “Bye Bye”.“At the end of shooting, he wrote goodbye on the back of the last page. In 2007, Ledger told magazine about his intense preparation for his role in Christopher Nolan’s Batman franchise.“I sat around in a hotel room in London for about a month, locked myself away, formed a little diary and experimented with voices – it was important to try to find a somewhat iconic voice and laugh.Will the performance accord him a posthumous Oscar? No, because he delivers a career-defining performance.
With his face a peeling façade of clown paint and his mouth a blurred slash, The Joker is the embodiment of anarchy and antiorder.), Ledger carries in him the deranged threat of a punk star like Sid Vicious, whom he supposedly took as one of the models for his character.