In a decidedly negative take on the film,TIMEwrote: "Director Todd Phillips -- who made frat-boy comedies like Road Trip and Old School before graduating to dude-bro
comedies like The Hangover movies -- bears at least some of the blame, and the aggressive and possibly irresponsible idiocy of Joker overall is his alone to answer for.
Anyone who's been paying attention is long past being surprised by his unexpected transition from glib Hollywood dude-bro
to leading man of sly, soulful conviction; the smarmy yuks of his star-sealing turn in The Hangover feel a lot more than nine years ago.
You start out with Demon #1 who's the standard gym-addict dude-Bro swinging a weapon in each hand and start off in a pretty basic looking level very reminiscent of Bastion.
It's a fast-paced game and you really have to focus on dodging and switching weapons quickly to take down the more harder dude-Bros. We found ourselves spending a little too much time kiting around pedestals and other objects.
, and yet the actor and the showrunner expertly find ways to expose the terrified little boy underneath the hipster demeanor.