You cut the film as consecutively as possible so you could see the progression of the character while you were still editing. Can you talk a little bit about that?
With a movie called “Joker,” you know quite solidly where you’re going to land at the end. So it was about how are we getting and moving forward to that? It’s [about] the progression from beginning to end. It starts in one particular place and ends in another; we always look and kind of see where we were in our timeline of Arthur [transforming into] Joker.
You were also able to cut the movie with some of the score rather than temp track — did that make a difference to the editing process?
It made a big difference. There were