“Men regard it as their right to return evil for evil and, if they cannot, feel they have lost their liberty”- Aristotle
The Joker’s distinctive tongue flip grew out of Heath Ledger’s own habit of doing that.
“It was just the two of us, inside there with just mirrors, all the way around us. Everywhere we looked, there were these two freaks, sitting at a table, eyeballing each other.”
He just had a vision for something, and the way he termed it to me at the time was, he really didn’t like to work too much. He liked to do a character and then stop working then let enough time go by. He wanted to be hungry for it. And when he came to me, he was clearly in that state: Very hungry. He was ready to do something like that and just own it - which is what he did - Chris Nolan on Heath Ledger (4 April 1979 – 22 January 2008)
What goes around, comes around
“I’m a guy of simple taste. I enjoy dynamite, gunpowder, and gasoline!”